• Lisburn
  • £ £16.80 per hour
  • Temporary
  • jane.lewsley@therecruitmentco.uk

Our public sector client is seeking a Temporary Research & Policy Officer . This job will be located in their office in Lisburn.

This post is 37 hours – Mon- Fri 9-5. 

Rate of Pay £16.80 per hour



The post-holder will:

To clean, evaluate and analyse/interpret administrative data.

 To manage and analyse/interpret datasets generated through surveys and focus groups.

 To support the management of commissioned research projects.

 To support work to convert research findings into strategic outcomes, including written


 To undertake small scale primary qualitative research.

 To support monitoring and evaluation projects.

 To support in the development of arts strategies and action plans.

 To engage with clients of the Arts Council to support their data and information


 To support the development and maintenance of effective systems for gathering,

analysing and reviewing information and for the ongoing monitoring of performance of

Arts Council activities.

 To co-ordinate the Arts Council’s statutory compliance and reporting requirements,

providing advice to other departments where appropriate.

 To support the Arts Council’s policy in relation to equality of opportunity

 To undertake any other relevant and appropriate duties which may reasonably be



EDUCATION: Educated to degree standard.

  1. EXPERIENCE: An equivalent of at least two year’s full-time experience, gained within the

past four years, in a post that included the undertaking of research, information gathering

and analysis, and complex report writing

  1. RESEARCH SKILLS: Experience in research project management, cleaning and analysing

administrative data, and undertaking qualitative and quantitative research.

  1. ANALYTICAL SKILLS: The ability to analyse and evaluate information from a wide variety

of sources and present it in a usable format to a variety of audiences.

  1. ORGANISATIONAL STRATEGY: Experience (or willingness to learn) drafting discussion

papers and contributing to the development of organisational strategies.

  1. COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Excellent oral, written and presentation skills for audiences at

all levels.

  1. WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Evidence of success in building and maintaining working

relationships across professional and operational boundaries within an organisation and with

external organisations; working on own initiative or as part of a team

  1. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Ability to negotiate and influence effectively.
  2. IT SKILLS: You must be computer literate with strong IT skills and be competent in the use

of Microsoft Outlook and Office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  1. EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY: Understanding of, and commitment to, equal opportunities

in employment and service delivery.