We are looking for a Research and Evaluation Manager to join our Research and Policy Department.

This exciting new role will provide the opportunity to work across Church Urban Fund’s three core programmes, the Together Network, Near Neighbours and the Just Finance Foundation. Between them, these programmes address a wide range of important social issues including poverty and inequality, social cohesion, and financial inclusion and fairness contributing to Church Urban Fund’s vision to see people and communities across England flourish and enjoy life in all its fullness. You can find out more about our activities in our 2016 Impact Report.

Research and evaluation is integral to our work at Church Urban Fund: as well as evidencing the impact of our programmes it enables us to share best practice, informs our own learning and strategy, and shapes our contribution to policy and public debate on key social issues.

You will manage a variety of research and evaluation projects delivered by external partners including universities, research centres and consultancies. You will also be responsible for ensuring that these projects make a difference, by ensuring that their findings are communicated to internal and external audiences in appropriate and engaging ways.

You will be an experienced researcher with knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research and evaluation methods, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong project management experience.

Find out more, and download the full job description here.