SAFE's Research Lead

Job Description

Study on Education Needs – Research Lead


Vacancy type: 1 x part-time contractor

Project duration: four months (September 2022 – December 2022)

Report to: HKB directors



  • Supervise the conduct of a study and oversee the work of the researcher and the data analyst

  • Be responsible for the accuracy, objectiveness and quality of the study

  • Make decisions on research standards, scoping, research methodology and research protocol

  • Carry out analysis

  • Generate conclusions and recommendations

  • Write the final report and produce slides for presentation

  • Participate in regular progress meetings with HKB directors 

  • After the completion of the study:

    • Present the findings to stakeholders

    • Support HKB in evaluating the outcomes of the study and reporting to the funder



  • Have experience in managing a research project involving quantitative methods - required

  • Have a track record of academic publications in the English language - required

  • Previously held a full-time position with research responsibilities at a university or research institution – preferred


Compensation: £ 4,500 (see section “Project milestones” on the first page for the payment timetable)

Working location: Work from Home

Project milestones



Intellectual property

The final report of the study will be published in the name of HKB with attribution to the research lead, researcher, the data analyst and other contributors.  HKB will be the owner of all the materials produced for the study.  At HKB’s sole discretion, HKB may grant a licence to the research lead, the researcher, the data analyst individually to use the materials in other research projects.

Application Process

If interested in any of the following positions, please send a cover letter and your CV in PDF format to by 14 August 2022


If you wish to apply for more than one position, please send your applications in separate emails.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for the follow-up with online interview(s).

Please note: successful candidates must be able to take up their roles before 1st Sep 2022.


Equal opportunities:

HKB is working towards equality and has policies relating to the equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery. All staff are expected to comply with these policies.


No job applicant or employee receives less than favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected characteristics and is not placed at a disadvantage by conditions or requirements that cannot be shown to be justifiable.


Health and Safety:

All staff have responsibility to maintain the health and safety of themselves and others within the performance of their duties in accordance with HKB health and safety policies and to undertake specific health and safety responsibilities as necessary.


Note: This job description will be reviewed from time to time or as necessary and may be amended to meet the changing needs and priorities of the project or organisation. The content is subject to periodic review.


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