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Age UK - Senior Research Manager

Organisation: Age UK
Location: Tavis House
Website: https://careers.ageuk.org.uk/vacancy/senior-research-manager-327801.html
Deadline: 01 January 2018

To line manage a team of researchers, personally lead strategic research projects, and support the Director of Policy & Research in shaping the organisation’s wider research strategy.
Work with colleagues to develop the Charity’s research strategy and position Age UK as an expert voice on ageing research.

Develop and deliver a strategic portfolio of externally commissioned research and in house analysis, with a particular focus on quantitative research.

Develop a strategy for evaluation across the charity and provide expert support and guidance to local partners and teams developing national services.

Lead a team of research staff by agreeing and overseeing work plans, quality assuring outputs, managing performance and providing ongoing professional development.

Demonstrate the full range of competencies required for research advisers, to model good practice and support professional development.

Work across the Charity to identify research needs and dependencies and ensure they are effectively managed and met, and provide limited support to the wider Age UK network.

Support Age UK’s influencing through the media by initiating ideas for media work, providing support and challenge to Media colleagues and representing the organisation in the media.

Work externally with the research community to influence decision making in the area of academic and policy research and to develop and maintain strategic partnerships.

Develop opportunities for financial return on our research investment, including support for fundraising and exploitation of research findings.

Act on behalf of the Director of Policy and Research internally or externally as requested.

Please visit the website for more information about the role, experience and knowledge and skills https://careers.ageuk.org.uk/vacancy/senior-research-manager-327801.html

External Applicants

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We look forward to receiving your application and thank you for your interest in working for Age UK.