We're looking for a consultant to join our team...


Research Consultant



Wavehill is an independent social and economic research company which has been active for over 20 years, having been set up in 1992. The company has offices in Aberaeron, Bristol and Newcastle upon Tyne. We want our work to make a difference, our purpose is to help to improve the programmes, schemes, projects and organisations that we work with. Our services include: strategy development, project design, evaluation, surveys and impact assessment. 



Wavehill are currently looking for a consultant who will take complete responsibility for the management and delivery of small/medium sized research and evaluation projects from the inception meeting with a client through to the production of a final report. The role will also involve providing specialist support and advice on projects of a larger scale.



Salary between £25k - £30k dependent on experience.

The company also operates a discretionary bonus scheme and staff pension.



The post is based in our office in Newcastle upon Tyne.




  • Relevant degree or equivalent qualifications and /or relevant experience in social and economic research in the private or public sector 

  • Understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methods

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work effectively as an individual and/or as part of a team

  • Ability to work to and meet deadlines and maintain quality

  • Well organised, with excellent attention to detail.

  • Valid UK driving licence


  • Experience of working and preparing reports for clients in the public sector

  • Experience of the tender/bidding process for social/economic research/evaluation

  • Ability to employ statistical methods to interpret data

  • Ability to use visualisation tools to communicate findings using graphics and infographic methods

  • An interest in trialing innovative approaches and to share our desire to sustainably grow the business.

To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter explaining why you're right for the job to recruitment@wavehill.com

Please note that:


  • CV’s should be no more than two sides of A4; and

  • Covering letters should be no more than two sides of A4.


CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 9am, Friday 18th January 2019.

MRS Company Partner

© Wavehill Ltd.

Registered Office: 21 Alban Square, Aberaeron, Ceredigion. SA46 0DB