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Reference: 92169

Date Added: 28 March 2024
Closing Date: 10 April 2024

Job Title: Researcher / Senior Researcher

Working For: Ridgeway Information

Location: London

Salary: £32,000 - £45,000

Length of Contract: 10 months

Job Details

Ridgeway is a research & advisory firm based in London, delivering impactful research and analysis for over ten years to a range of leading UK and international organisations in the public, private and third sectors. We refined our specialist approach to research and analysis from our origins within King’s College London (KCL). Our business has since evolved to have far-reaching impacts in the wider world.

Our international security research focuses on three areas: (1) open-source research techniques; (2) non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), and (3) security issues in the Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America.

The Researcher/Senior Researcher will lead the research and related tasks in support of our new project analysing Russia’s foreign policy in the field of nuclear energy and non-proliferation.

The key responsibilities of the Research Lead role include:
• Plan and manage the research deliverables and small-scale fieldwork for the company’s Russia project
• Lead the preparation and delivery of research reports in staggered deadlines
• Perform data collection and report-writing independently and as part of the team, drawing mainly on open sources and complemented by small-scale interviews
• Manage a research team consisting of part-time and full-time staff and consultants
• Manage the project’s external research partners in collaboration with the Programme Manager, to instruct and support their contribution to the research deliverables in a timely manner
• Present research findings to the client in one or two research briefing sessions, independently and as part of the team
• Develop new research proposals as part of the nuclear team
• Any other tasks as reasonably required by Ridgeway’s management

To apply to this vacancy, please visit our website at https://ridgeway-information.com/careers/working-at-ridgeway.

Closing Date: 10 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, and interviews for short-listed candidates will take place in April 2024 either in person or online.

Application Details

If you would like to be considered for this Researcher/Senior Researcher post, please send (1) a short covering letter, (2) a CV, and (3) one or two writing samples on international relations or other relevant topic of your choice by e-mail (in English) to the relevant contact email addresses specified on our website.

Website: http://ridgeway-information.com

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