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Research & Development Manager.

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Full time, 37 hours
Remote Working
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Are you an experienced Research & Development Manager, who wants to be part of a workforce that has a clear mission to make meaningful change happen? 


If so, join Safe as Houses Care as a Research and Development Manager, where you will enjoy remote working as you work 37 hours a week. You'll be expected to travel across the UK for regular meetings (usually monthly/bi-monthly).


With at least 3 years of experience within a similar role, you will be responsible for leading the R&D team. This will see you manage the day-to-day work of your team, oversee projects, coordinate workloads, offer editorial support, and provide mentorship and guidance to support the team's individual research development skills.


As the Research & Development Manager, you will initiate new research projects and take responsibility for the day-to-day progress and delivery of the new initiatives throughout their life cycle. 


You will lead SAHPI’s R&D process, which includes a 6-step innovative plan that identifies the business needs and trends, analysing data, forecasting, and presents and implements findings to determine the future demands. 


At SAHPI, you will have the opportunity to develop and grow your skillset and knowledge as the business expands. You'll be part of a team that had a strong commitment to creating a positive working environment and rewarding those for excellent performance. 

What you will be doing:

As an R&D Manager, you will need:

  • Oversee the design and delivery of mixed-method projects, ensuring they have the potential to have an impact on the business, practitioners, and stakeholders

  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the highest quality research that is pertinent to the changing needs of the company

  • Develop and maintain a suite of sector-leading resources, tools, and practices to ensure the company’s data and outputs are the fullest, most accurate and up to date

  • Oversee the collation of information that captures the latest legislative changes and public commentary across care sectors to inform the wider company on the development of thought leadership content

  • Provide regular reports and updates to senior management and project sponsors on the progress of projects

  • Own project delivery plans, acting as the main resource for communicating priorities, actions, and timings to project stakeholders

  • Knowledge and understanding of a range of social science methodologies and appropriate analytical approaches

  • Experience within market research or commercial environment

  • A minimum of 1-2 years experience managing market research fieldwork projects (ideally with at least 1 years experience managing and running Quantitative projects)

  • Demonstrable experience working with qualitative and quantitative data to produce insightful, targeted, and directive analysis

  • Experience in data modelling and the ability to make reasoned judgements based on the data and information available

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, i.e. Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access

About Safe as Houses Care:

Safe as Houses Care was established with a very clear vision - to help alleviate the chronic lack of care facilities within the UK.


Our mission is to collaborate with and fund an evolving portfolio of dynamic partners which enables the creation and funding of high-quality accommodation and future-proofed environments.

Each one of our property developments is aimed at enhancing the lives of society’s most vulnerable individuals in the most dignified way possible.

What you will get:

If successful, your employment will be subject to:

  • Competitive annual salary

  • Holiday entitlement of 35 days per annum inclusive of bank holidays and birthday

  • Remote or hybrid working

  • Pension scheme

  • Medical insurance

  • Generous Profit-Sharing Scheme

  • Discretionary annual pay review

  • Career Development Supported

  • Receipt of two references, one of which must be from your most recent employer

  • Confirmation that you are eligible to work in the UK

  • Satisfactory completion of the probationary period

Thank you! We’ll be in touch.

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