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Junior Project Manager

Location: London

Salary: £20k - £24k (depending on skills and experience)

Department: Project Management Office

Contract: Permanent

Application deadline: 1 August 2017

The National Centre for Social Research is looking for a Project Manager to join its busy project management team.

The team’s purpose is to provide excellent project management services in order to ensure that client and corporate projects achieve their objectives and do so on time, within budget and to an appropriate level of quality. We work mainly on large and complex household surveys ranging in value from £250,000 to £17 million.

We are not necessarily looking for someone with a background in social research, though relevant experience would be desirable. We are open to applications from well-organised, determined individuals who think creatively and keep going in the face of pressure and setbacks. The successful applicant will be given support and appropriate training.

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

Closing date for applications will be Tuesday 1st August 2017.