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Researcher – Waste Education

Employer
NFP People
Location
London office in Vauxhall (with potential for home-working), with regular travel across north London
Salary
£26150 Per Annum
Closing date
6 Dec 2021

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Researcher – Waste Education

We are looking for a Researcher with an interest in waste education in schools to join an award-winning Centre for Social Innovation

You will be working for an iconic and dynamic charity, providing first-class solutions to environmental challenges. For more than 60 years, they have campaigned for cleaner, greener places and delivered programmes aimed at encouraging organisations and individuals to reduce their environmental impact. The work of the charity has never been more informed, important and urgent.

Position: Researcher

Location: London office in Vauxhall (with potential for home-working), with regular travel across north London.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £26,150 per annum

Contract: Fixed term contract for a period of 6 months with possible extension

Benefits: Competitive salary, 27 days’ annual leave (pro rata), plus bank holidays, pension scheme with both employer and employee contributions, healthcare cash plan, 24/7 employee assistance helpline and access to employee perks, cycle-to-work scheme, life assurance plan, learning and development opportunities, including staff development days. Flexible and supportive employer, with a core hours’ system and time-off-in-lieu arrangements

About the role:

This is a new opportunity for a Researcher to join an award-winning Centre for Social Innovation to design, develop and deliver a research project with north London primary schools to help shape the North London Waste Authority’s education programme around waste prevention and recycling.

The Centre for Social Innovation develops and pilots new ways to prevent waste and litter and improve local places. Work focuses on understanding the root causes of problems and uses behavioural science to create real and lasting change. The organisation works in partnership with private, public and academic organisations across the country to carry out research to better understand why people behave the way they do and use this evidence to help us develop positive and impactful interventions.

About you:

As a Researcher you will have experience in the design, development and delivery of research projects, and be adept at managing practical projects with a range of stakeholders. Excellent data analysis skills are a must, along with report writing flair.

As Researcher you will work closely with a Senior Researcher, so the organisation are open to applications from promising individuals at the start of their research career. You will be passionate about shaping the future of waste education in schools and available for an immediate or near-immediate start.

The charity are an inclusive and flexible employer and particularly welcome applications from all sectors of the community including under-represented groups in the charity sector.

Other roles you may have had experience of could include: Research Analyst, Impact and Evaluation, Qualitative/Quantative Research, Research Specialist, Research Manager, Strategy and Impact, Research Assistant, Impact and Performance, Research Project Manager, Waste Research, Waste Education, etc.

Company

We are Not-For-Profit People.

We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

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Website:
Telephone
01234 815658
Location
6 West Street
Olney
Buckinghamshire
MK46 5HR
United Kingdom
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