We’re hiring! Research and Impact Manager – now closed

Posted on 26/04/2024 by Pandora Ellis.

If you are passionate about shaping the future of public governance and scrutiny, and have a proven background in research and impact, then read on here.

Research and Impact Manager – Centre for Governance and Scrutiny (CfGS) 

Salary: £45,000 – £55,000 depending on experience, with 30 days annual leave (plus public holidays). 

Contract: Full-Time. Home Working, although there will be a requirement to travel for some meetings.  We realise you may have commitments outside of work and will consider flexible working applications – please highlight what you are looking for when you make your application. 

Location: We are a geographically diverse team, but are currently overrepresented in the south of England and therefore particularly welcome of applications from individuals who live near the North West or North East of England. 

Join our Team. Are you passionate about shaping the future of public governance and scrutiny?  

Join Centre for Governance and Scrutiny (CfGS), a leading social purpose consultancy, as our new Research and Impact Manager. This isn’t just a job; it’s a chance to ignite change and make a substantial impact.   

You will spearhead groundbreaking research that directly influences local and national policy and practice.  By leading discussions, publishing findings, and influencing stakeholders across various levels of government, your work will be both visible and impactful. You will develop strategies that enhance public governance and scrutiny, driving forward the agenda for better governance practices. 

The successful candidate will lead and develop our participatory action research, and design and deliver our qualitative and quantitative research consultancy work,  You will be crucial in building an evaluation framework to evidence the impact of our projects against our Theory of Change and play a key role in advancing our research agenda, leveraging our rich data to drive societal good.    

CfGS is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from diverse backgrounds and communities. We are committed to equality, treating people fairly, promoting a positive and inclusive working environment and ensuring we have diversity of people and views. 

Apply Now: If you’re passionate about shaping governance and public scrutiny through impactful research and have the skills we need, please submit your application to join us at CfGS.  

For an informal conversation about this role, please contact Mel Stevens – mel.stevens@cfgs.org.uk 

How to apply: Send your CV and cover letter to info@cfgs.org.uk.  

We’d like to know: 

  • Why you are interested in this role. 
  • Your experience relevant to the key responsibilities of this role and how you meet what we are looking for, with supporting examples. 
  • Your experience relevant to the desirable competencies of this role and examples to support your experience. 

The closing date for applications is 9am Monday 20th May 

Interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 28th May 

Research and Impact Manager job description 

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