Research Officer - Social Justice / Equality (50k)

Job Description

Job description

A leading Public Sector employer based in Belfast are currently recruiting for a Research Officer to specialise in Social Justice / Equality. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of Northern Ireland's leading employers on an initial interim contract basis.

What's in it for you?

  • Salary - £50,068 - £52,213
  • Initial interim contract
  • Hybrid working policy
  • No weekends

About your next employer

Reporting to the Senior Research Officer the main purpose of this position is to work directly with Assembly Members and Committees in the production of non-partisan, objective and evidence-based research.

About you

  • Honours Degree (minimum 2:1 classification) or equivalent
  • At least 2 years post degree (or equivalent) work experience of;
  1. conducting objective, evidence-based research, requiring the collation, validation and visualisation of a wide range of data (qualitative and quantitative), on social justice/equality issues
  2. producing and delivering evidence-based research briefings on social justice/equality issues to decision makers.

What you'll do

* Engage with individual MLAs, Assembly Committees and the senior secretariat in order to understand their research requirements;
* Retrieve and synthesise information from a wide range of sources, including on-line databases;
* Provide timely, accurate, high quality and impartial research and analysis on social justice issues to individual MLA, Assembly Committees and the senior secretariat;
* Produce a range of research outputs including customised research papers, legislative analysis briefings, and blog posts which are well written, concise and accessible;
* Present research briefings to committees in public session.
* Facilitate public events, such as those which form part of the KESS seminar series;
* Proactively forge and develop links with government officials, external research bodies/communities, and other parliamentary library and research services;

To apply today contact Ethan Boylan in the strictest confidence.