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Research Manager - Quantitative

Location:   London Salary:   £43,000 per annum Closing Date:   16/08/2021

Contract: Permanent - Full Time (35 hours per week)

Location: Coram Campus with flexibility to work for home

About Coram

Coram is committed to improving the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.

We support children and young people from birth to independence, creating a change that lasts a lifetime.

Coram is the UK’s oldest children’s charity founded by Thomas Coram in London helping vulnerable children and young people since 1739. Today, the Coram group helps more than one million children, young people, families and professionals every year by providing access to the skills and opportunities they need to thrive.

More information on the work of the Coram group can be found here:

https://www.coram.org.uk/difference-we-make/our-impact

In Coram’s Impact and Evaluation Team we carry out research and evaluation projects for our colleagues in the Coram group of children’s charities, and for external funders.

Our research and evaluation is of the highest quality and includes the voice of children and young people. The team works in partnership with public sector and third sector organisations, and also works in-house to help other teams to evaluate their effectiveness.

The Impact and Evaluation Team has expertise in data analysis, qualitative and quantitative research methods and participatory research with children, young people, parents and professionals.

More information on the work of Coram’s Impact and Evaluation Team can be found here: https://www.coram.org.uk/how-we-influence-practice-and-policy/our-evaluation-services

About the role

We are looking for a person that can increase the quantitative capability of the Coram group in general and the Impact & Evaluation Team in particular, by leading and advising on quantitative research and evaluation projects of the highest quality, as a senior member of the Impact and Evaluation Team, in line with Coram's mission, to develop, deliver and promote best practice in the support of vulnerable children and young people. You will oversee, manage or lead a portfolio of research and evaluation projects, including randomised controlled trials, working with local authorities, partners and stakeholders.

You must have experience in leading randomised controlled trials and leading evaluation or research projects of different sizes and lengths from start to end; and expertise (through training in statistics or econometrics) in analysing quantitative data for impact evaluation.

To apply for this role, please click on the 'apply now' button below to complete the application.

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 16th August 2021

Interview Date: w/c 23rd August 2021

Coram is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applicants from Asian, African, Caribbean and other minority ethnic backgrounds to join our teams. Whilst we have a diverse team we recognise we are a predominantly white workforce and are genuinely committed to encouraging candidates from diverse communities in order to improve the services to the children and families we help.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and where appropriate will require the successful applicant to undertake a check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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