Project Coordinator and Researcher

Innovation Unit Limited

Employment Type Full time
Location Hybrid · United Kingdom (multiple locations) Edinburgh, City of · London, City of · Manchester Our team splits their time between home, on client sites and offices in London and Manchester
Salary £28,000 - £30,000 (GBP) 30 days holiday, 4% Pension contribution, childcare voucher scheme, flexible working
Team Project Coordinators and Researchers
Seniority Junior
  • Closing: 9:12am, 26th Feb 2024 GMT

Perks and benefits

Work from home option
Employee Assistance Programme
Professional development
Salary sacrifice
Team social events
Dogs in the office

Candidate happiness

8.50 (105)

Job Description

Successful candidates will support a range of client facing innovation projects as well as internal projects such as team learning events and business development, primarily playing a role of coordination. Successful candidates will be offered a range of development opportunities over the two year contract, including attendance at the Innovation Unit Academy, one-to-one coaching and chances to learn from and share ideas with team members across a range of sectors.

You will be working on a range of different projects, tasks may include but are not limited to:

Project Coordination & Delivery

  • Support Project Leads to plan and coordinate projects including tasks such as: drafting delivery updates for clients; recording minutes; diarising meetings; and understanding/raising any risks.

  • Support the delivery of client-facing projects through tasks such as: leading on event logistics (online and in person) and at times co-designing and co-facilitating workshops; synthesising complex information; drafting and designing event outputs; and, developing communication materials such as slides and web content.

  • Collaborate with your project team to share learning with the wider organisation.

Research & Service Design

  • Synthesise complex information, analyse data and generate insights.

  • Undertake or coordinate specific pieces of primary and secondary research and writing to reports, workshop inputs and original blogs, as directed by Project Leads. 

  • Support qualitative data collection, including but not limited to: interviews with service-users (this may include children and vulnerable adults) and professionals and structured workshop interaction.

  • Look at and learn from work happening beyond the organisation, including new innovations and policy developments. 

Communications and Business Development:

  • Develop a wide range of communication materials, including but not limited to newsletters, flyers, blogs, social media content, and web content.

  • Support staff across the IU team to pursue business development opportunities and develop proposals.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Mon 26th Feb 2024


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 26th Feb 2024