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IMPACT AND EVALUATION COORDINATOR

OVERVIEW

Salary
up to £27,000 per annum depending on experience

Location
London Office

Contract
Initial 1 year fixed term contract

Hours
37.5 hours per week

Reporting to
Head of Anti-bullying 

Start Date
ASAP

Closing Date
29 January 2020 at 13:00

OUR BENEFITS

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Free barista (london office only)

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An extra day off on your birthday!

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Pension contributions

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Annual training and development contribution

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Fun coworking office space

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Employee Assistance Programme providing confidential independent help and information service for staff, available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Who we are looking for...

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 bullying on young people 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.

Applicants will have an excellent understanding of issues relating to bullying, safeguarding and behaviour and be able to create relevant responses and policy-related papers to support our campaign around these issues; targeted at a wide audience.

JOB DESCRIPTION

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 Anti-Bullying Programme and related campaigns and its impact across all schools in the UK
  • Interpret data and research papers in order to develop an understanding of the impact of bullying on individuals and their families; which is robust and compelling enough to be used with the media and with senior decision-makers
  • Collate and communicate the opinions of young people on all areas of our campaigns ensuring that the Diana Award’s policy and campaigning agenda is driven by their needs  
  • Monitor relevant external developments in education and research policy in order to identify opportunities and support Diana Award’s campaigning and influencing work.
  • Develop high quality data and policy products, including monthly reports, position statements, consultation responses and briefings to communicate the charity’s views and influence decision-makers.
  • Use data to provide insight and drive change and improvement across the Anti-Bullying Campaign
  • Disseminate Diana Award data and analysis to public and professional audiences so that our insights are shared and acted on
  • Write briefings, speeches and reports for the CEO and Head of Anti-Bullying Campaign on relevant policy matters
  • Support project development and delivery across the charity, advising on the appropriate data and outputs

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION_

SKILLS

  • Excellent IT skills, confident in the use of Microsoft Office (especially outlook, word and excel) and the ability to work with databases, content management systems and analysis software
  • Excellent oral and writing communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Good 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
  • Research and survey skills, with the ability to give methodological advice when needed
  • Ability to work unsupervised and take responsibility
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain discretion at all times.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to create and implement administrative systems
  • Excellent attention to detail

EXPERIENCE

  • 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 presenting data in user-friendly ways
  • Finding and interpreting research literature
  • Researching, drafting and implementing policy
  • 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 producing questionnaires and evaluation methods
  • 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

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • 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
  • Energetic, flexible and a willingness to work outside of ‘normal’ office hours and travel across the UK with overnight stays when required

© 2016 The Diana Award. The Diana Award is a registered charity (1117288 / SC0141915) and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales number 5739137.