Corporate Research & Consultation Officer

Policy, Intelligence & Public Health
Location: Civic Centre 1, Huddersfield
Contract Type: Temporary – for up to 11 months to cover increase in workload
Working Pattern: Full Time, 37 hours per week
Salary details: £29,323 – £31,601

The Research & Intelligence (R&I) Team is part of the Policy Unit and is responsible for effective research and consultation with communities and employees. This includes both corporate activity and specific support to services.

You will play a key role within this team, providing research and intelligence drawn from a range of internal and external sources to support the formulation of robust council policy and decision making.

Requirements for this job:

Experience of designing and undertaking qualitative and quantitative research;
Experience of analysing and interpreting different types of research and consultation data;
Understanding of a range of contemporary research and consultation methods and their applications in a local government setting;
Ability to communicate the findings of research and consultation activities using a variety of formats suitable for different audiences (including senior officers, Councillors and local residents);
Ability to advise and make recommendations on appropriate research design and approaches based on knowledge and experience;
Ability to commission and manage research consultants.

If you are a substantive employee of the Council with over 6 months continuous service and you have successfully completed your probation period your application for this job will be treated as a secondment.  Applications will only be accepted if accompanied by a completed Secondment Permission Form signed by your manager.

In order to be shortlisted for this job please demonstrate on your application form how you meet the Person Checklist as detailed on the wesbite.

CVs will not be accepted.

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Closing date: 25 March 2018

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