Horizon scanning researcher

We need your skills and knowledge to assist an RSPB thinktank to develop a long term vision of the future.

Friday 21 May 2021
Vacancy type:
Office and administration, Volunteering at home
At home

What we're looking for

We need someone to conduct desk research on horizon scanning and insight, and compile information on providers/agencies who may be able to support us.

The skills you need

You'll be naturally curious and eager to use your research skills to seek out horizon scanning insight and potential suppliers/agencies we might consider working with. You'll utilise reporting writing and strong communication skills to present your findings to senior leaders around the organisation.

Your time

Up to15 days over 3 month period to suit you
3 months
From end of May/start June 2021

What's in it for you?

The opportunity to utilise your market and desk research knowledge to inform the RSPB's horizon scanning approach. Your work will help us to identify potential issues, opportunities, and risks to give a clear picture of our future operating environment. This will ultimately help us to achieve our mission to save nature. This role will give you an insight into the work of various different teams at the RSPB and the opportunity to present your findings to senior leaders across the organisation. There will be plenty of scope for personal development through potential job shadowing and more formal training

How to apply


Rebecca Lorusso, UKHQ RSPB Headquarters
Tel: 01767 680551
Email: Rebecca.Lorusso@RSPB.ORG.UK


Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations. Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us.

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