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Senior Analyst, Evaluation and Research

  • Full time
  • Circa £24,000 – £26,000
  • Home based with travel
  • Closing 26th February 2020

  • Advertised from 13th February 2020
  • Circa £24 - 26K depending on level of experience and expertise.
  • We are committed to investing in staff development – all staff receive a minimum of 5 days CPD per year


Passionate about making a difference? A believer in using evidence to help make a bigger difference?

We are looking for a Senior Analyst to join our Evaluation and Research team, to help our clients in the charity and public sectors to understand, articulate and improve their impact. This is an opportunity to work in a small, committed team supporting organisations such as Macmillan Cancer Support, Lloyds Bank Foundation, BBC Children in Need, British Heart Foundation, Versus Arthritis, Mind and Missing People. We need someone who can work magic with quantitative data and also loves getting out into the field to conduct qualitative research. We’re all home-based, so you’ll need to be comfortable with the discipline which that requires, and be happy with working under your own steam – but you won’t be abandoned, we all keep in close touch with calls and frequent get togethers.

Areas of work:Evaluation & Research

Supporting internal business processes

Supporting business development activities

Location: Home based, with IT to support virtual working.

Applicants should ideally be resident in the Central Belt of Scotland to facilitate frequent team interaction, but we would be willing to discuss alternative locations for an exceptional candidate.

Key responsibilities (dependent on prior experience):

  • Desk research/market research
  • Survey sampling, survey creation and survey management
  • Conducting semi-structured interviews and focus groups with research/evaluation subjects
  • Quantitative data analysis
  • Data visualisation
  • Qualitative data analysis
  • Contributing to production of reports and tenders
  • Managing our project workload planner
  • Identifying tender opportunities
  • Developing and managing tools to support internal business processes (such as business development, workload scheduling, social media planning)

A Job Specification is available for download below.

Application notes


If you’d like to arrange an informal chat about the position, contact Helen Highley on 01968 660009.

If you want to apply for the position, email your CV and a letter telling us why you’d be right for the Brightpurpose team to: