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Research Manager

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job type Temporary
Salary £12.00 - £19.37 per hour
Published 6 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Lesley-Anne Fitzgerald
Job ref NIC0001051_1588238896

Job description

Grafton Recruitment are working in partnership with a large public sector organisation to recruit a temporary Research Manager to start ASAP for a duration of 51 Weeks.

Pay rate: 0-12 week's £12.00 per hour

13+ week's £19.37 per hour

Location: Belfast, BT2

Hours: Mon - Fri (9.00am - 5.00pm)

The Research Manager will work collaboratively with the Acting Heads of Research and Policy in effectively managing and delivering the PEACE IV Needs Review Project on behalf of the Commission for Victims and Survivors.

The post holder will be responsible for the effective and timely delivery of the PEACE IV funded Needs Review Research Project. Reporting to the Acting Heads of Research and Policy, the project will run over a 12 month period completing in March 2021.

Essential Criteria

  • A post graduate research-based degree e.g. Masters or PhD;
  • At least 2 years post degree work experience within the past 3 years of conducting objective, evidence-based research involving the collection and collation of qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Possess at least 2 years post degree work experience of managing high level research projects to effective delivery within reasonably tight timeframes;
  • Demonstrate experience in reporting research project progress to internal and external monitoring bodies;
  • Demonstrate experience of managing research projects involving vulnerable research participants
  • It would be desirable if the post holder possesses research-based experience involving examination and reporting on issues related to victims and survivors of the Troubles/Conflict

Duties

  • Contribute to the effective project management of the Needs Review Project ensuring milestones and timeframes are met and agreed outputs are achieved;
  • Locate and analyse an extensive range of relevant literature and qualitative data captured through the fieldwork phase of the project;

  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of an extensive stakeholder engagement plan to elicit the views of individuals, organisations and representatives from the statutory and non-statutory sectors across different jurisdictions;

  • Draft and communicate all research outputs in a well-written, accessible and easily understood manner;

  • Contribute to regular reporting mechanisms inside and outside the Commission including to an appointed Project Advisory Committee comprising representatives from The Executive Office, Victims and Survivors Service and the Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT);

  • Communicate research findings in a range of accessible formats including project reports, presentations and contributions to the Commission's website and social media platforms;

  • Plan and participate in a number of stakeholder events in different jurisdictions;

  • Proactively build a network of key contacts across different jurisdictions to support implementation of the project;

  • Work collaboratively as an effective team member.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Access NI Disclosure check at a cost of £18/£33. A person's criminal record will not, in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence.

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, Lesley-Anne Fitzgerald will be in touch to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

**PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE MAY BE FILLED VERY QUICKLY BUT WE WILL KEEP YOUR DETAILS ON FILE FOR ANY FUTURE ROLES THAT COME THROUGH THAT YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN**

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