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Reference: 76509

Date Added: 17 November 2020
Closing Date: 23 November 2020

Job Title: Associate Research Advisor

Working For: The Behavioural Insights Team

Location: London

Salary: £29,285 - £34,500

Job Details

This role is in the Local Government team. You will be involved in things like:

  • Supporting the design of evaluations which may include qualitative or quantitative methods to understand how an intervention is implemented and experienced
  • Helping to plan and organise evaluations including randomised controlled trials, pilots and process evaluations;
  • Helping clients devise logic models or theories of change during project set up
  • Supporting project activities such as sampling and recruitment, data management, and analysis
  • Generating discussion guides and stimulus materials (e.g. for prototyping)
  • Working with a variety of participant groups and having strategies to apply to different levels of vulnerability/need, including an understanding of ethical research;
  • Managing and analysing small and large qualitative datasets
  • Preparing project deliverables (e.g., evidence summaries, final reports) with a clear understanding of the overall project objectives.
  • Use a variety of qualitative research methods and techniques

What makes a great Associate Research Advisor?
We are looking for people who understand what we do, share our values and are keen to learn and develop their expertise. We are looking for candidates with the skills listed below. 

  • Qualitative research design. You understand that people may experience a problem differently depending on their context. You can identify the types of people to talk to to understand the range of experiences more deeply. You will understand the needs of different types of people, including the most vulnerable, and will adapt your approach accordingly. You know how to spot patterns, as well as highlight where there is a range of experiences.
  • A solid understanding of ‘causality’ and statistical reasoning. 
  • Quantitative research design. You will have a foundational understanding of a range of evaluation methodologies, research methods and options for trial design and their relative limitations and merits.
  • Clear and convincing communications. You can explain complex topics in simple terms. You have good presentation skills and can write clearly and concisely.
  • Managing tasks. You can manage your own time to produce high quality work within a reasonable time frame.
  • Managing and developing yourself at work. You demonstrate high self-awareness and regularly self-reflect. 

Closing Date: 23 November 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held in December and we would like the successful candidate to join the team within the next couple of months. 

Application Details

Please apply for the job via this link - https://app.beapplied.com/apply/lcia8uty17 

Website: http://www.bi.team

Additional Notes