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Research and Insight Officer

  • Employer: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
  • Reference: DSC/21/163061
  • Published: Fri 27/08/2021, 12:15 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 19/09/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: £32,490 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Town Hall, Kent

What does your perfect workday look like? Varied, busy and working with a great bunch of colleagues? Could you be the person to help us design and deliver engaging consultations?  Now is an exciting time to join us as consultation will play an even greater role to help inform our decisions. So, if making use of your skills to really make a difference to people around you is important, we feel this role at Tunbridge Wells Borough Council will be right up your street!

This new role is at the heart of the Council’s corporate consultations and engagement activity and presents a real opportunity for you to use your experience and knowhow to influence and advise others on best practice.  You will be required to design, deliver and evaluate engagement exercises to meet the needs of each project. The role will require you to build strong relationships and collaborate with councillors, officers and those we need to consult to ensure the data used to inform Council decisions is robust and trusted.  As priorities can change, flexibility will be important.

You’ll be an experienced researcher who is used to multi-tasking, and who has excellent planning, workload and project management skills.  Excellent data analysis will be critical as well as good written skills as you’ll need to convey your recommendations in clear, professional reporting to senior managers.  You should feel comfortable carrying out all forms of engagement whether this is online, in person or over the phone, so you will need to be competent communicating in multiple ways.

Additional benefits for this post include 26 days annual leave (increasing to 29 days after 5 years continuous Local Government service), plus an additional day in December.  Membership of the Local Government (CARE – Career Average (Revalued Earnings) Pension Scheme, as well as invaluable training opportunities for continuing professional development. Take a look here at the additional benefits that we offer.

To find out more take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification below.  For an informal discussion about this post, you can contact Lizzie Goodwin, Communications Manager, on 01892 554273 or email lizzie.goodwin@tunbridgewells.gov.uk

Our competency framework describes what's expected from our employees in terms of attitudes and behaviours. To view our core competencies, click here

To stay up to date with our latest vacancies and what it’s like to work here you can follow us on twitter @TWBC_Jobs and LinkedIn @TWellsCouncil

 

Closing Date:             Sunday 19 September

             

Interview Date:          Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 September

Downloads

  • Job Description
  • Person Specification

How to Apply

We only accept online applications. If you require access to a computer and/or the internet, you can use our facilities free of charge at the Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Gateway. Please call ahead to book an appointment Tel. 01892 526121.

 

Please follow the link below to submit your application.

 

Equal Opportunities

 

Tunbridge Wells – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

 

Safeguarding

 

The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employee and volunteers to share this commitment.

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  • Employer: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
  • Reference: DSC/21/163061
  • Published: Fri 27/08/2021, 12:15 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 19/09/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: £32,490 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Town Hall, Kent

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