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Research Executive

1 Apr 2021

About the Role

Rainbow Centre is looking for a Research Executive to join the Development & Innovation unit to develop and execute both qualitative and quantitative research in the disability sector.

The post-holder will support the Head of Research & Development in the following: 

  • Planning and driving research in alignment with our strategic direction. Promoting innovative practices for the betterment of our services & programmes and generating an effective impact on our clients and their families. This includes analysing and presenting research findings to senior management, as well as developing or utilising existing platforms for staff to collaborate and share on research projects, best practices and new programmes/services
  • Driving and coordinating effective programme/service evaluation to meet quality service standards and serve the needs of our clients, through identifying gaps/areas of growth in existing programmes and services
  • Conceptualizing and developing new programmes/services to meet new needs and address identified gaps in current services/programmes
  • Managing of budget and funding

    Candidate Requirements

    We are looking for someone with the following:

    Technical Competencies:

    • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Psychology, Social Work or related social sciences
    • Familiarity and experience with research methods and statistics used in social sciences
    • Ability to use SPSS or other statistical software
    • Ability to use NVivo or other qualitative analysis software would be a bonus
    • Preferably 2 years of working experience

    Core Competencies:

    • Good communication and interpersonal skills to build positive relationships with various stakeholders and partners
    • A quick thinking and multi-skilled professional with great collaboration and multi-tasking abilities.
    • Track record of volunteering or serving the community including with public or non-profit organisations

        Employment Type:

        Full Time (3-Year Contract)


        Qualified and interested candidates are invited to email your resume, duly completed Job Application Form together with copies of your Educational Certificates and Transcripts to careers@rainbowcentre.org.sg

        Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.