Job Title: Head of Research & Evidence
Hours: 35 hours
Type of Employment: Permanent
Salary: £49,552 per annum
Dept and Location: Services. London office
Line Manager: Director of Services & Impact
Direct Reports: Evidence & Insight Manager
Teenage Cancer Trust has an exciting opportunity for a Head of Research and Evidence to join the Services team.
Working with senior leaders in the charity, this role will lead on developing and delivering a research and evidence strategy to support the organisation’s strategic aims to improve the experience, survival and recovery of young people with cancer. The research strategy will define the strategic questions that need answering and identify gaps in evidence and insight. The role will ensure that these gaps are filled, and questions are answered with a coherent programme of research, drawing on and synthesising existing research and setting the agenda of externally funded research.
You will have experience of leading the management and delivery of applied research programmes, and of managing and delivering large scale research projects involving multiple stakeholders. Experience of working in the third sector or public sector with a strong understanding of health and social care systems is essential, as is proven ability to provide clear research leadership and direction to external researchers and agencies.
How to Apply
Please apply by clicking the ‘apply ’button below. Don't forget to complete a supporting statement to accompany your CV which sets out how you meet the requirements of the role.
Closing Date: 17th January 2021
1st stage interviews: 02nd February 2021
We are committed to working towards ensuring Teenage Cancer Trust is a diverse and inclusive place to work. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of race, age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.
At Teenage Cancer Trust we're committed to delivering a service to teenagers and young adults with cancer that is embedded in safeguarding and safe working practice guidance. In line with our safeguarding approach this role is subject to a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service).