Up to £34000 per annum
Job description

Behavioural Science/Health Researcher

Salary: Circa £34 dependent on experience + great benefits

12 months fixed-term contract or internal secondment opportunity

Full-time, (4 days a week considered)

Location: Stratford, London (1-2 days per week) or fully homebased

Closing date: Wednesday 22nd September 2021 11:59pm

Interview date: W/C 27th of September 2021

Are you a self-motivated and sharp-minded individual with experience in research or evaluation?

Why we need you

We need an experienced researcher or evaluation specialist to help ensure our cancer prevention and early diagnosis activities are informed by relevant health behavioural evidence, rigorously tested and evaluated and crucially, used to help shape future work.

What will I be doing?

Make an impact every day by:

  • Project manage and provide advice on intervention development, research and evaluation of CRUK activities ensuring that the methods, analyses and communication of results are appropriate, high quality and have maximum impact

  • Interpret and communicate research and evaluation results to internal and external stakeholders in a way which influences decision-making

  • Build excellent working relationships with multiple, varied teams across CRUK, external suppliers and academics

What skills are we looking for?

You'll be able to bring to the role:

  • Experience working in social research or evaluation, preferably in a health-related field

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative research and analysis skills

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey research and evaluation findings in an engaging way to a range of stakeholders

  • Ability to build and manage effective working relationships across multiple stakeholders

  • Good time management, ability to multi-task and prioritise work effectively

If you can do all this and more, you'll enjoy a great career as we work hard to beat cancer sooner

Full job description (please contact us if you would like this in an accessible format):

What will I gain?

Without you we wouldn't be able to achieve our aim of seeing 3 in 4 people survive cancer by 2034. So we want to reward you in as many ways as possible. Our benefits package includes discounts on anything from travel to technology, generous holiday allowance, gym membership, and much more. We want to ensure that you have the best work/life balance possible, so we actively encourage a flexible working culture for all of our roles wherever possible. Depending on your role, options for flexibility could include home-working, reduced or flexi-hours, job shares, job splits, and core hours. For the majority of our office-based roles you'll only be required to work from a specific location for 1 or 2 days a week on average.

You'll also be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. And ultimately you'll know that you'll be changing lives through your work.

If you're as ambitious as we are, join our collective force and enjoy an excellent career, as we save lives and add years.

Please apply by submitting your CV and answering some short application questions.

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Posted on: 09 September 2021
Closed date: 23 September 2021
Job ref: R019005
Tags: Advice, Information, Policy/Research