Ecorys UK is a leading provider of research, evaluation, consultancy, programme management and communications services to the public, private and third sectors. We work closely with governments and policymakers, the European Commission, NGOs and charities across the UK, Europe and internationally. Our mission is to do work that makes a difference.
Working for Ecorys is an opportunity to work with dedicated people on meaningful policies that have an impact on people’s lives around the world. We’re a socially responsible, employee-owned organisation that gives 1% of our profits to charity each year. Our working culture promotes personal and career development and you’ll be part of a large international group with offices worldwide.
Research Managers provide support to our Policy and Research team with delivery of projects in our core social and political thematic areas. These are education and culture, children, young people and families, employment and labour markets, international development, ageing, crime and justice, health and wellbeing and sport.
As a Research Manager, you will provide support to the team’s Senior Research Managers and Directors but also have the autonomy to manage smaller projects. You will work on evaluation projects by conducting, processing and analysing data through a variety of primary, secondary, qualitative and quantitative research methods. Then, concluding this with the production of high quality written reports, presentations, articles, blog posts and other mediums. In addition to the research aspects, you will contribute to proposals for prospective clients, targeted business development and actively research opportunities to advance the company's work.
We are looking for someone who has an Undergraduate and Masters Degree (or equivalent) in a social science, social research, geography, international development, statistics, maths or economics, research methods and related subjects. You will need to be an experienced researcher who demonstrate good knowledge and understanding of UK/EU policy and particularly in our core thematic areas. Additionally, experience of conducting research or evaluation and reporting these results in a variety of writing and verbal styles. As a busy role, we need you to demonstrate excellent organisational and administrative skills, the managing of tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. An excellent standard of other language capabilities would be an advantage.
Circa £26,000 - £29,000 per annum depending on experience with benefits including 25 days annual leave, a performance bonus and contributory company pension.
To apply for the position, please send a cover letter together with your CV, which outlines why you meet our ‘ideal person’ criteria to Nicola Brown at email@example.com.
The deadline for receipt of applications is 2 April 2018.