Research Officer

Research Officer

Job Description

Research Officer
Flexible Location (Bristol or London) or remote
The National Housing Federation (NHF)


– Salary: £35,850 (London) / £31,994 (National) per annum
– Main Activity: Provide timely, robust research and analysis
– Main Criteria: Experience of social research methods and social policy
– Closing Date: 25th February 2024

We’re now seeking a Research Officer to join our team on a full-time, permanent basis.

The Role

As a Research Officer, you will provide timely, robust research and analysis to support our policy and campaigning work.

Working across a range of methods including online surveying, interviews and data analysis, you will contribute to reports, analysis projects, media campaigns and other corporate programmes.

You will also carry out individual projects and answer queries from colleagues, members, journalists and a wide range of other stakeholders.

Your Benefits

– 27 days’ annual leave + statutory holidays
– Christmas shutdown (three days)
– Flexible working
– Attractive family friendly policies
– Private healthcare cover
– Season ticket loans
– Employee awards
– Training and development opportunities

What’s in it for you?

If you have experience of social research methods and social policy, this is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with our national organisation.

This is your chance to thrive in an environment that values continuous learning and development. You’ll benefit from countless opportunities to enhance your skills, expand your knowledge of social research methods and contribute to meaningful projects that shape national policy.

About You

To be considered as a Research Officer, you will need:

– Experience of social research methods and social policy
– Experience carrying out high quality analytical projects
– Experience of standard research and/or analytical software
– Experience supporting media activity
– Knowledge of housing data sources and policies

You must have the right to work in the UK and it is important to note that the NHF does not sponsor individuals to work in the UK.

About Us

The National Housing Federation (NHF) is the voice of housing associations across England.

Our members provide critical housing services to over 6 million people across the country, ensuring their housing is safe, secure and affordable.

We’re all about the positive change we can make for our members and the housing sector as a whole. We also work with the government to shape national policy and create space for our members to deliver their social purpose.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and we value the contribution each individual makes to our work.

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and are working to increase the diversity profile of our workforce. We are currently under-represented by ethnic minorities, people with a disability or disabilities and LGBT+, and would particularly welcome applications from people in these groups.

Other organisations may call this role Research Support Officer, Research Assistant, Research Data Co-ordinator, Research Co-ordinator, Housing Research Officer, or Research Administrator.

Closing Date for Applications: Sunday 25th February 2024

Interview Dates: Thursday 7th March 2024

So, if you are interested in this role as a Research Officer and feel you have the skills, experience and mindset to help us make a positive difference to housing in England, select the apply button now.

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