Islington, Greater London
Salary from £53,300.00 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Flexible working options will be considered. 

From end of December we will be moving to Goodge Street.

Centre for Ageing Better has an exciting opportunity for a research and evaluation focused individual to play a key part in our Evidence team as a Senior Evidence Manager. If you are passionate about improving later life and the role of evidence in promoting social change, we’d like to hear from you.    

The Centre for Ageing Better is an independent charitable foundation. We believe that more people living longer represents a huge opportunity for society and we want everyone to enjoy a good later life. But changes are needed so more people are in good health, are financially secure, are socially connected, and have a purpose in later life.  

As Senior Evidence Manager you will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of an ambitious package of research and evaluation activity in one of Ageing Better’s priority areas: Connected Communitities.  This area is looking at how the social infrastructure and built environment of places can support people to maintain and build social connections as they age.  This will involve designing, commissioning and managing high quality research projects using a range of methods including evidence synthesis; qualitative research and evaluation.  You will also manage an Evidence Officer or Assistant.

The successful candidate will have sound knowledge and experience of a wide-range of social research methods and approaches, experience of using research to influence change and of leading complex projects with multiple stakeholders. You will have high quality analytical and critical appraisal skills as well as excellent communication skills. An interest in Ageing Better’s agenda is essential. 

To apply please send the following documents to our recruitment e-mail address 

  • your CV
  • Cover letter addressing how you meet the criteria for the role 
  • please also complete the attached Equality and Diversity form and return alongside your application. 

The closing date for application is Wednesday 23 October and 1st interviews will be held on Wednesday 6 November 2019

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Centre for Ageing Better

The Centre for Ageing Better is a charity, funded by an endowment from The National Lottery Community Fund, working to create a society... Read more

Refreshed on: 10 October 2019
Closed date: 23 October 2019
Tags: Policy/Research, Project Management