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Policy Research Manager

Closing date: 18 Jul 2022

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Job details

  • Full Time
  • London

Website Campaign for Better Transport

The country's leading transport charity, Campaign for Better Transport has worked for almost 50 years to improve transport, tackle climate change and create a more inclusive society.

Are you ready to manage research projects and find solutions to transport problems that will help shape national and regional transport policy?

The country’s leading transport charity, Campaign for Better Transport has worked for almost 50 years to improve transport, tackle climate change and create a more inclusive society. We are looking for a Policy Research Manager to manage research projects, build the evidence base for our work, and communicate our position to politicians, industry and the public.

With at least three years’ experience in a similar role, you will have an excellent understanding of quantitative and qualitative research. You will have a good knowledge of the UK’s policy-making process, and of the major issues in sustainable transport. Whether speaking or writing, you will communicate complex information in a clear and engaging way.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and disseminating the charity’s policy position
  • Managing the development and delivery of research projects
  • Managing the delivery of – and in some cases writing – reports and other materials
  • Maintaining good relationships with government departments, industry representatives and other stakeholders
  • Line managing the Policy Researcher

What you will need to bring to the role:

  • A relevant undergraduate qualification and minimum three years’ experience of working in a similar role
  • Understanding of quantitative and qualitative research
  • Understanding of Westminster, regional and national policy development processes
  • Understanding of the major issues in sustainable transport
  • Experience of working effectively with stakeholders from different sectors
  • Excellent public policy and data analysis skills
  • Ability to develop and utilise appropriate research methods
  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly
  • Engaging verbal and written communication style tailored for different audiences
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet often competing deadlines
  • Strong work planning and prioritisation skills
  • Proven ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain accuracy of communications

Location: London Bridge and flexible home working

Closing date for applications: 9am on Mon 18 July. Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with suitable candidates invited for interview so early applications are encouraged.

No agencies thank you.

To apply for this job please visit bettertransport.org.uk.

Other benefits

  • 8% pension contribution
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Additional days gifted at Christmas
  • Life Insurance
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme

How to apply

Please apply via the Campaign for Better Transport website: https://bettertransport.org.uk/policy-research-manager

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Job Details

Organisation: Campaign for Better Transport

Location: London

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 (£33,000 - £38,000)

Closing date: 18 Jul 2022 (9 AM)

Contract type: Permanent

Full-time/part-time: Full Time

Remote working: Flexible

About the Organisation

The country's leading transport charity, Campaign for Better Transport has worked for almost 50 years to improve transport, tackle climate change and create a more inclusive society.

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