This new role will provide rigorous, evidence-based support across the organisation to ensure that their programme of work is led by the evidence and generates insight that can be used across it. This role would suit a researcher with both quantitative and qualitative skills, and experience of both process and impact evaluation.Client DetailsThis leading charity is concerned with reducing harm, by helping people make better, more informed choices. They do this by providing impartial, evidence-based information and advice and practical resources; raising awareness; and working collaboratively with others.The Trust is funded primarily through voluntary, unrestricted donations, but acts entirely independently.DescriptionResearch Manager (12 month FTC)London (flexible working)Role: Ensure the development of new products and interventions is insight led and designed in a way that the charity can evidence its impact. This is done by building 'evaluation by design' in to new products.Where robust evaluation is required, ensure that that their theories of change, data capture and KPI's are developed with the relevant stakeholders during project initiation.Working with the director, develop an evaluation strategy and framework to evidence the impact of the charities digital and community based activities. Conduct data analysis at a granular level from multiple digital sources to understand what works and what does not work in achieving the charities objectives. Create insight rich reports and actionable recommendations that identify key messages and findings from their reports, data sources or consultation with consumer and stakeholder audiences. ProfileResearch Manager (12 month FTC)London (flexible working)Essential:Sound working knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative research principles, methodologies and best practiceExperience of impact and process evaluationSound knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methodology and best practice through the research cycleProven experience in design and project management of externally commissioned research projectsTrack record of sustaining positive relationships with internal and external stakeholdersStrong analytical and critical thinking skills: ability to conduct in-house analysis and cull insight from external data sourcesFamiliar working with reporting dashboards, KPI's and knowledge managementGood knowledge of Theory of Change and/or Logic Model approaches to inform impact-driven evaluations and intervention designJob OfferResearch Manager (12 month FTC)London (flexible working)Not for profit and charitiesThe successful candidate will receive a highly competitive wage with the flexibility of working from home and in the office.