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Research Consultant

Research Consultant
Job Description: 

Come join our growing team!
Engage R+D is currently looking for a Research Consultant, preferably in the San Francisco Bay Area or greater Los Angeles region.

Who We Are
Engage R+D is a strategic learning and evaluation firm with a passionate and energetic team of 15 diverse professionals who believe in the power of evaluation and research to advance equity and fuel social change. We bring together people, data, and ideas in creative ways to inform strategy and drive results in the social sector. We approach our work with intellectual curiosity, a sense of humility, and grounding in the communities that are ultimately impacted by what we do. Through a collaborative team-based approach, we engage stakeholders in collective problem-solving and strive to draw upon each of our diverse perspectives and strengths. We believe in the importance of a collaborative and intellectually stimulating environment that supports organizational learning and opportunities to strengthen our practice and advance the field. We seek to create the conditions and space for teams to do their best work. We offer competitive compensation packages including paid time off and benefits as well as professional development opportunities and flexible work arrangements. Engage R+D is a California-based virtual consulting firm and team members typically work from home-based offices and co-working spaces.

Who You Are
Engage R+D is seeking a curious and creative person who is passionate about using data and evaluation to improve results and drive social change. You are an experienced evaluator with fluency in qualitative and quantitative methods as well as strong people skills and the ability to engage diverse groups of people in learning and evaluation. You bring outstanding written and verbal communication skills and can translate findings into actionable plans and practitioner-friendly reports. You enjoy working across multiple content areas and tapping into new and innovative approaches.

What You’ll Do at Engage R+D
Research Consultants design, manage, and execute multi-faceted projects for philanthropic, non-profit, and government clients. Research Consultants are responsible for client-facing work that spans the full life cycle of the project from scoping, design, data collection and analysis to reporting and facilitating learning sessions with clients and community stakeholders. We value contributions from all team members to strengthen internal operations, infrastructure, and organizational well-being.

Essential Functions & Duties

  • Project management and research support: As a core team member you’ll serve on multiple project teams, playing various roles from analyst and learning partner to project manager or lead on streams of work. As a project manager, you’ll work closely with project directors and team members to co-design and implement work plans, collect and analyze data (qualitative and quantitative) and support the production of high-quality, actionable products. You’ll also be actively involved in efforts to facilitate and engage diverse stakeholders in co-creation, sensemaking, and shared learning.
  • Organizational contributions: You’ll have ample opportunities to contribute to our organizational development and success by participating in team retreats and workgroups focused on business development, organizational learning, communications, field building, and strengthening internal infrastructure. If you’re seeking opportunities to shape organizational culture and explore innovative approaches with like-minded colleagues, this is the place for you!

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