Senior Research and Evaluation Manager

The Freedom Fund

The Freedom Fund is a leader in the global movement to end modern slavery. We identify and invest in the most effective frontline efforts to eradicate modern slavery in the countries and sectors where it is most prevalent.

About the role

The Senior Research & Evaluation Manager is an exciting role for an ambitious individual looking to guide and help deliver an influential portfolio of research. The successful candidate will help shape our overall research strategy, directly supervise external studies across four countries and play a critical role in sharing research findings and lessons learnt with the broader anti-slavery community.

This post will report to the Head of Research & Evaluation and work closely with Freedom Fund colleagues at all levels, as well as with civil society organisations and academic partners around the world. The Research & Evaluation team is based in our London office, the Freedom Fund also has offices in New York and Addis Ababa, and we will also consider candidates who can work remotely from Brazil or Washington D.C. When Covid-19 restrictions are lifted and safe to do so, this post will also require some international travel.

For more information on the opportunity, please find the job description attached. 


Rest of the world


London, New York, Addis Ababa, or remote working from Brazil or Washington D.C.


Management Monitoring, evaluation and learning Projects and programmes Research

Application notes

Applications should be submitted in English and include a CV, cover letter (maximum one page) and contact details of two professional referees, one of which must be the applicant’s current / most recent line manager or current / most recent Head of HR. Referees will not be contacted until final stages of the recruitment process and we will notify the applicant beforehand.

Applicants must be entitled to work in the US or UK without work permit sponsorship by the Freedom Fund, unless applying from another location, where they will need to prove entitlement to work within their country of residency.

Please send applications by email in PDF format to [email protected] and use ‘Senior Research & Evaluation Manager’ in the email subject line. Deadline for application is 10am UK time, Monday 25th October 2021.

Please note that only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please. No agencies please.

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