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Bids Manager

Location: London

Salary: £40k-£50k (depending on skills and experience)

Department: Policy Research Centre

Contract: Permanent

Application deadline: 25 July 2017

NatCen has an excellent track record in winning business from clients across the public and third sectors and securing funding from research councils and other grant-making bodies.

We are looking for a Bid Manager with a track record of writing successful proposals and the ability to manage bids effectively at all stages of the tendering process. You will need to be able to work closely with colleagues across our research teams to develop strong proposals to fixed deadlines.

Your previous experience may have been gained in a commercial, third sector or academic setting. While experience of social research would be an advantage, it is more important that you are self-motivated, flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

For a detailed job description, please click here.

About NatCen Social Research

At NatCen Social Research, we're driven by the belief that social research has the power to make life better. Our research influences policy makers, practitioners, academics and the media, shaping our understanding of the world we live in and how it is changing.

We offer a friendly and stimulating environment with a high profile, challenging research programme, as well as favourable working conditions. Benefits include a generous holiday entitlement and a defined contribution pension scheme.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and supporting statement (no more than 700 words) outlining your skills, experience and why you would make a great addition to the team by email to

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5pm 25 July 2017.