Behavioural Insights Project Consultant

Full Time / Permanent / 30-35k

Collaborative Change is a behavioural insights consultancy dedicated to positive social change. Over 15 years we have built a well-respected body of work based on clear thought and evidence-based practice. We are looking for a Project Consultant to help service our Social Housing and Local Government clients.

 About you

  • You are passionate about understanding what makes people tick and this is underpinned by a formal qualification or at least demonstrable active interest.
  • You are committed to evidence-based practice and your creativity is driven by a desire for measurable impact on your client organisations and the people they serve.
  • You understand that a good problem is the pre-requisite to a good solution and you are comfortable using your analytical thinking to translate complex challenges into deliverable projects.
  • You might be working in a research or communications role, or already working in the behavioural insights field and looking to broaden your experience.
  • Alternatively, you could be working internally within a housing association or local authority and feel your skills are transferrable to consultancy work.
  • You like the idea of working in Manchester as part of a growing team in an emerging field.


  • Strong project management skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Comfortable with data
  • Some understanding of basic statistical principles
  • Passionate interest in the behavioural science literature and principles of experimental psychology
  • Familiar with evaluation methodologies


  • Technical knowledge of the application of statistical principles
  • Graduate or post-graduate degree in psychology or other discipline related to the application of behavioural insights
  • Design, delivery and analysis of qualitative research
  • Client management experience
  • Knowledge of social housing / local government sectors
  • Confidence in delivering client presentations and workshops


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