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Research Development & Innovation

Project Support (12 month fixed term contract)

The Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) team exists to develop, improve and strengthen CAP’s critical work in the UK, and around the world. Our role is to lead on the most strategic research, development and innovation projects whilst enabling other teams in CAP to also grow in these disciplines. We are driven by an endless quest to make things better, to challenge the status quo and to take as much advantage of the world of opportunity and fresh thinking outside and inside of CAP. The RDI team also collaborates with the CAP international partners when leading on projects with global implications.

The role

The RDI Senior Project Manager reports to the RDI Team Leader. They take specific responsibility for large programmes of change within the organisation and ensure that sub-projects are effectively delivered and the workload is managed accordingly. They will do this by applying project management skills to deliver research that changes conversations, develop products that change clients’ lives and create ideas that change CAP. This role will not only lead projects but influence the culture and practice of the RDI team and project management across the organisation.

Who we're looking for

We are passionate about challenging the status quo. We want to see things improve – at times around the margins, at times in major step changes in what we do or how we do it. We are driven by delivering good decisions that create the best service and value to our clients and supporters. We are inquisitive, creative, people who are passionate about problems and helping the teams we serve to find a way forward.



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12 month fixed term contract

For further information, please contact the People & Culture team on 01274 760720 (option 6) or email

Information on genuine occupational requirements

You are advised to submit your completed application form via email as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered. We reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date where we have a high response rate.

All adults working in, or on behalf of the CAP have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and adults. This includes: A responsibility to ensure a safe environment in which CAP Services can be delivered. Identify children and adults where there may be safeguarding concerns and to follow the CAP Safeguarding Policy in addressing any concerns appropriately.

Please note that we are unable to consider applicants who do not presently have permission to work in the UK.

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