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Research Director

Location: London

Salary: £40k - £50k (Depending on skills & experience)

Department: Policy Research Centre

Contract: Permanent

Application deadline: 30 April 2018

We are recruiting an exceptional research professional to join the Children and Families team in our Policy Research Centre.

You will be able to demonstrate a proven track record in winning and delivering contracts that meet the needs of government departments and other customers to time and budget. You will be enthusiastic and proactive about business generation at NatCen, have an external profile in a relevant policy area and be committed to achieving impact through your research.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong methodological skills in surveys, quantitative analysis, qualitative approaches or evaluation. The post involves directing mixed method projects so expertise across more than one method would be an advantage.

For a detailed job description, please click here.

About NatCen Social Research

At NatCen Social Research, we're driven by the belief that social research has the power to make life better. Our research influences policy makers, practitioners, academics and the media, shaping our understanding of the world we live in and how it is changing.

We offer a friendly and stimulating environment with a high profile, challenging research programme, as well as favourable working conditions. Benefits include a generous holiday entitlement and a defined contribution pension scheme.

How to apply

Please complete the application form and send via email to Please note CVs and covering letters will not be acceped for this role.

Closing date for applications will be 9am, Monday 30th April 2018.

Interviews will take place week commencing 7th & 14th May.