Career Connect is a charity committed to supporting young people and adults to realise their potential. We deliver our mission through high quality and professional career management, employment and training services delivered in schools, in the community and in prisons - predominantly in the Northwest of England at present.
We undertake and commission high quality research to help shape our services, contribute to policy debates and share best practice. We are passionate about social mobility and helping the most disadvantaged to create a better future.
Director of Research and Evaluation
Location: Hybrid working. Split between Liverpool HQ (minimum 2 days per week) and home based.
This is an outstanding opportunity to play a key role in enabling more people to create a better future. Improving life chances through access to learning and employment, given the impact of Covid-19, is going to be more critical than ever before.
Career Connect are investing in enhancing our approach to Research and Evaluation to enable us to meet this challenge by ensuring that we can improve our services, influence policy and share best practice.
This role will be part of the senior leadership team at Career Connect and will have responsibility for enhancing our research to enable us to grow our organisational voice and ability to influence policy. You will lead on undertaking innovative research and evaluation across the charity and develop collaborations with other research and educational institutions to maximise cross-sector impact.
Our ideal candidate will have expertise in both quantitative and qualitative methods, and experience of influencing policy makers at a regional and national level. You will have the ability to engage and influence senior stakeholders internally and externally and most importantly, you will have a passion for helping people to realise their potential.
Career Connect is committed to achieve greater diversity in its senior team and welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.
To learn more about this unique opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please click the microsite on the Prospectus website, which can be reached by clicking on the “Apply on Website” Button.