- £ £16.80 per hour
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
PRINCIPAL DUTIES OF THE POST:
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.
- 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
- RESEARCH SKILLS: Experience in research project management, cleaning and analysing
administrative data, and undertaking qualitative and quantitative research.
- 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.
- ORGANISATIONAL STRATEGY: Experience (or willingness to learn) drafting discussion
papers and contributing to the development of organisational strategies.
- COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Excellent oral, written and presentation skills for audiences at
- 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
- INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Ability to negotiate and influence effectively.
- 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.
- EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY: Understanding of, and commitment to, equal opportunities
in employment and service delivery.