Policy & Research Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
22/06/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/07/2018 23:59
Salary:
Grade D. £17,972 - £18,672.
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Other
Vacancy ID:
177120
Employment Location:
The Civic Centre
Post Number:
P116078
Closing date:
15 Jul
Further Information

Gateshead is an ambitious place with exciting plans to invest in our economy to provide sustainable opportunities for employment, innovation and growth. We want to make Gateshead a place where everyone thrives and this needs a strong understanding of the local economy to inform policy development and implementation.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Policy & Research Assistant who will assist in the administration of an effective economic policy and partnerships function.

If you are interested in this position you must have knowledge of basic quantitative and qualitative research and evaluation techniques, excellent working knowledge of spreadsheet and database software e.g. MS Excel & Access and working knowledge of statistical software packages e.g. SPSS, Crystal Reports.

You must also hold a minimum of 5 GCSE's (or equivalent) at Grade C or above, including Maths & English.

You must have experience of working accurately to deadlines under minimal supervisions and of communicating effectively in a busy and pressured environment (both verbal and written). You will have experience of minute taking and of working independently as well as part of a team.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.