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Senior Insight Research Analyst - 12 months FTC

Posted: 15 Feb 2021 Closes: 1 Mar 2021
London Negotiable
Fixed term & Full time R-000167_1613418024

Wellcome supports science to solve the urgent health challenges facing everyone.

We support discovery research into life, health and wellbeing, and we're taking on three worldwide health challenges: mental health, global heating and infectious diseases.

The Diversity & Inclusion team is looking to recruit a Senior Insight Research Analyst for a maternity cover.

This person will derive insight from research and evidence to highlight D&I accomplishments achieved through Wellcome's internal operations, funding, direct activities and strategic partnerships and to identify new opportunities to support Wellcome's mission.

The Senior Insight Research Analyst will collaborate closely with colleagues in the Team and across the organization, working flexibly on a variety of different projects. In particular, we expect this role works closely with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) function within the Strategy and Data Insights team. The MEL function also provides advanced expertise, leading big strategic projects and complex evaluations as well as providing quality assurance and capacity building to staff.

responsibilities and objectives

You will be responsible for:

Lead in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities to support strategic project work:

  • Design and implement the D&I M&E plan - from developing the M&E framework, to conducting and carrying out monitoring and evaluation activities, to assessing progress against strategic objectives.

  • Lead the development of reporting systems that can track and assess progress and outcomes realisation against the programme's strategy, theory of change and targets.

  • Carry out high-quality research and analyses using a variety of sources and mixed methods across a range of projects and programmes within the D&I programme.

Lead in the reporting and dissemination of results and insight:

  • Provide critical and constructive discussions on monitoring and evaluation in Team and project meetings to vet and improve work.

  • Lead on the writing and reporting of monitoring and evaluation findings and insight.

  • Author reports, reviews and briefing papers as required.

Participate as a valuable collaborator, developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders:

  • Co-ordinate and integrate input and support from the Team as required, for projects and activities both internally and externally.

  • Lead the co-development and implementation of a D&I data strategy.

  • Facilitate knowledge exchange and lessons learned within the Team, and to/from collaborating internally and externally.

Provide all necessary and timely technical and administrative support for key areas of responsibility:

  • Prepare and draft minutes/notes, briefings, reports and other documentation.

  • Organise and participate in ad hoc meetings.

  • Contribute to committee activity, including attendance at meetings, drafting minutes and capturing actions.

Experience & Skills

  • Substantial experience of designing and carrying out monitoring and evaluation activities

  • Experience of using mixed methods and theory-based evaluation approaches

  • Experience in social research methods, including data analysis, survey design and key informant interviews

  • Experience of communicating monitoring and evaluation findings and promoting use of evidence to inform programmatic decisions

  • Strong project management experience and facilitation skills

  • Ability to synthesise information conveying key points clearly and concisely

Education & Qualifications

  • Whilst formal qualifications are not required, experience equivalent to an advanced degree in a science, social science, or public health subject will need to be demonstrated.

To view the full job description, click here.

If you are interested in the role, make sure when submitting your application, you attach a short cover letter (1 page max) addressing your motivations and relevant skills for this role.

Salary: circa £47,000

Contract Type: FTC - 12 months

Advert closing date: Sun, 28th Feb 2021

Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at Wellcome. We are committed to cultivating a fair and healthy environment, where everyone can be themselves and thrive. We are happy to discuss flexible working options for all roles. We work to ensure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to make adjustments during the application process, please contact us at .

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