Research Manager

Salary: £30,090 – £33,387
Hours: 37 hours
Location: Wakefield District
Reference no. W020/18

Are you looking for a new challenge where you can manage and develop research projects in a bright and creative environment?

An exciting opportunity has arisen delivering our successful programme of social research.

WDH is one of the largest social housing providers in the UK.  Our Research Team has undertaken cutting-edge research on social issues, and we are looking for a dedicated individual who can make a significant contribution to the team.

Applicants must have a strong track record in managing large scale research projects.  You will be experienced in both quantitative and qualitative research methods, and be keen to move the Research Team forward with new ideas and methodologies.

Successful applicants will have:
a qualification at Level 6 of the Framework for Higher Education, such as a First Degree, Award, Certificate or Diploma at Level 6 or equivalent in a relevant subject;
a successful track record of managing research projects;
significant experience of working in a research environment or a service relevant to the applied post; and
experience of undertaking qualitative and quantitative research and analysis including a range of research methodologies.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact our Customer Insight Managers, Sophie Rugg on 01977 724564 or Claire Vinent on 01977 724568.
WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset. Among the benefits of joining us, all new starters receive an annual leave entitlement linked to length of service, access to a fantastic Employee Benefits discount scheme, auto-enrolment into a Local Government Pension Scheme and the opportunity to request flexible working arrangements.

For more information visit the WDH website

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You can also contact our Recruitment Team on 01977 724698.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Closing date 8 February 2018

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