Senior Researcher

Local Trust

Position Full time 36 hours per week

Salary £31,000-£39,000

Application deadline 09:00, 30 April 2019
The application deadline for this role has passed

This is a new role leading on managing contracts with researchers and research organisations to ensure we get the most out of the work we commission. You will develop briefs, monitor and shape emerging research findings, and ensure that they are presented in ways that generate maximum impact, including through a major new biennial Community Research Conference funded by Local Trust, which will be launched in 2019.

You will be joining a team of enthusiastic and supportive professionals, who care about their work. It’s a great atmosphere as there is a genuine buzz and momentum about what we are doing. You will get to see the impact that Local Trust is making on the ground, as well as the extent to which our ideas and learning are influencing policy and practice nationally.

Our research team uses rigorous qualitative and quantitative methods to draw learning from the Big Local programme. Over the last two years, we have significantly expanded the team giving us greater capacity to deliver on our research ambitions. Given the scale of our activity and growing external profile, we are certain this could be a career-defining role.

To apply

To apply, you should download and view the full application pack and job description and submit:

• An up-to-date CV which shows your full career history. We recommend that this is no longer than three pages.
• A supporting statement, with your name at the top of each page, explaining why you are interested in this role, detailing how you are a good candidate for this post and how you fulfil the person specification. Each section of the person spec should be addressed under clear headings. We recommend that this is no longer than three pages.

Please note that applications can only be considered if both a CV and supporting statement is submitted. Please send your application by email to:

Suitable candidates will be invited for interview on a rolling basis. This means the post may be filled ahead of the closing date so we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

All applications must be received by 9am on Tuesday 30 April 2019.


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