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11 Jul 2022

Full-Time Senior Researchers and Senior Analysts

CrestAdvisory – Posted by CrestAdvisory London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Full job advert here

Who we are

Crest Advisory are crime and justice specialists – equal parts research, strategy and communication. Working with police forces, government, tech companies, and public inquiries, who all have a key part to play in building a safer, more secure society we;
  • research the big issues or dig into an organisation’s data
  • advise clients on how best to achieve the best outcomes
  • communicate (and help them communicate) the message to the wider world

Crest Advisory is a great place to work if you are looking for rewarding and important work. With offices in London we deliver projects all over the UK, we thrive on working together, ensuring our judgement and values are never compromised. Influential and vibrant, we make things happen and we look after each other too.

Insightful, savvy and smart, we foster a culture of support and challenge and provide both our clients and each other with advice that cuts through and adds value. We are a multi disciplinary team who have worked across some of the biggest and most serious issues in crime and justice.

What we are looking for

Crest is committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer – and we are keen to see applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and different levels of experience. We can offer flexible working arrangements, and are a family-friendly organisation.

The right candidates will work across our research, advisory and inquiries and reviews portfolios.

We are particularly interested in hearing from people:

  • With skills in quantitative analysis. Even if you don’t do data analysis yourself, we need you to have a basic comfort with numbers and excel and be willing to develop these skills
  • With skills in qualitative research. Experience in conducting interviews, supporting the delivery of focus groups, or conducting thematic analysis of qualitative data is welcomed.
  • With a specialism or keen interest in crime and justice policy e.g. in policing, prisons, or probation, or in social justice – for example homelessness, mental health or other issues linked to safer communities
  • Who have experience of, or interest in, producing detailed policy analysis and original insights of the sort produced by think-tanks, management consultancies. government departments and charities
  • Who are able to combine an ability to see the bigger picture, while retaining a sharp eye for detail
  • Who are able to manage a number of research projects and programmes of work and can work at pace to multiple deadlines
  • Who are looking for an opportunity to develop their skills within a growing company and want to make a difference by helping to create safer and stronger communities
  • From delving into a deeper understanding of victims’ needs for the Crown Prosecution Service, making films and running press offices for high profile legal organisations, researching county lines, maternal imprisonment or the use of stop and search, we work across some of the most important and impactful subject matters in the criminal justice system.

For more on what we do please visit our Work With Us page.

Main Purpose and Scope

  • Undertaking high quality quantitative and qualitative analysis and research in service of projects undertaken on behalf of clients and ensure the analysis is presented in a visually compelling way
  • Using analysis to produce fresh, cutting-edge insight, both for projects and as part of wider Crest thought leadership efforts
  • Working to ensure that Crest is seen as an organisation with the highest standards of analytical rigour and policy insight, with unparalleled expertise in crime and justice issues
  • Building partnership and alliances with academics, think-tanks and other like-minded organisations
  • Quality assuring analysis produced by team members
  • Managing some projects, including liaising with clients and shaping analysis
  • Line management of analysts as required

Full job descriptions for each role are here:

How to Apply

Please send your CV and a one page covering letter to Candidates are encouraged to proactively provide examples of past work you have personally contributed to, which showcase your skills.

Please specify if you have a preference for / or experience that lends itself to the senior analyst or senior researcher role.

The deadline for applications is Monday 18th July.

Applications will be short-listed the following week, with interviews occurring w/c 25th July.

Please indicate in your letter whether you are interested in a full-time or part-time position.

If you wish to discuss the role informally, please email or call 020 3542 8993 and speak to one of us about the role you are interested in.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: communications, consultancy, crime, Justice, Research, and strategy. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 64 days.

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