Lumos Head of Data and Research


Lumos is recruiting for Head of Data and Research. The post-holder will report to the Global Director of Evidence, Advocacy & Campaigns and have line management of a small Research team. The new Head of Data & Research will play a crucial role in designing and leading pioneering research studies, delivering rigorous analysis and building a culture of evidence and learning.

Essential requirements: -

  • Postgraduate degree or equivalent applied training in relevant discipline
  • Significant applied research experience and advanced quantitative analysis skills with confidence in multivariate analysis and data science techniques
  • Experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems, ensuring effective user engagement at all stages of the process
  • Technical skills in designing effective data collection strategies, including sampling frames, survey instruments and standardised measures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience conveying research findings effectively to policymakers and practitioners
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and develop teams to deliver high quality and timely results
  • Financial acumen and ability to manage budgets and projects

Application deadline is 15 November 2020.