£27,000 per annum

London Office (initially home-based)

Initial 1 year fixed term contract

37.5 hours per week

Reporting to
Senior Impact and Evaluation Coordinator

Closing Date
10 December 2020 at 10:00am GMT


Free barista (london office only)

An extra day off on your birthday!

Pension contributions

Annual training and development contribution

Fun coworking office space (as soon as it’s open again)


This role will support the provision of data and policy products which enable The Diana Award to:

  • Make evidence-based decisions and develop evidence-based policy

  • Develop and evaluate impactful campaigns, products and services

  • Communicate the impact of The Diana Award’s programmes in an accurate and compelling way

  • Change policy, practice and public attitude for the benefit of children, young people and their families.

The ideal candidate will enjoy managing, analysing and interpreting data in a clear and meaningful way. They will be comfortable working with colleagues across the organisation, show initiative and be able to work on various projects simultaneously.


This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not exhaustive and staff may be required to undertake other reasonable duties commensurate with the role as requested by the line manager.

  • Collate, analyse and interpret data and statistics about our range of programmes and related campaigns and its impact

  • Interpret data and research papers in order to develop an understanding of the experiences of young people; which is robust and compelling enough to be used with the media and with senior decision-makers

  • Produce high quality regular reports to communicate findings for our funders

  • Support our Senior Impact and Evaluation Coordinator with drafting position statements, consultation responses and briefings to communicate the young people’s views

  • Use insight from data to support the team in driving change and improvement across all programmes

  • Produce good quality reports to disseminate findings to public and professional audiences

  • Collaborate with members of the team in the planning of delivering data and outputs in accordance with our strategic aims



  • Excellent IT skills, confident in the use of Excel and the ability to work with databases, content management systems and analysis software
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to create and implement administrative systems
  • Provide advice on research methodology across the organisation on an ad-hoc basis
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with people at all levels
  • Literature searching, review and critical appraisal, including ability to conduct systematic searches
  • Highly numerate and skilled in collating, analysing and interpreting complex datasets
  • Ability to work unsupervised and take responsibility
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain discretion at all times
  • Excellent attention to detail



  • Master’s degree with in-depth research or equivalent proven experience in a similar role
  • Interpretation and analysis of large datasets, including data linkage
  • Experience of producing questionnaires and evaluation methods
  • Experience of presenting data in user-friendly ways
  • Finding and interpreting research literature
  • Conducting primary and secondary research projects
  • Experience of working with key groups such as young people and schools on research


  • Experience of producing research and analysis for the purpose of influencing policy and/or practice
    Experience of working within a team contributing to policy change, influencing work and campaigning
  • Experience of implementation of data bases and systems
  • Clear understanding of current developments in education, safeguarding, character development and policies around young people
  • Knowledge of public and private sector sources of attainment and achievement data


  • Commitment to and ability to inspire commitment to The Diana Award’s vision, values and mission

  • Ability to forward-plan and think strategically

  • Personal integrity and credibility

  • Ability to communicate with a wide variety of audiences.

  • Commitment to self-development

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Driven to achieve great results

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