IMPACT AND EVALUATION MANAGER
£34,000 – £38,000 per annum (depending on experience)
London Office (currently working remotely due to Covid-19 restrictions)
*updated 30/7/20* Initial 2 year contract (in line with funding)
37.5 Hours per week
Director of Programmes
2 x Impact and Evaluation Coordinators
Monday 24 August 2020 @ 09:00am
Free barista (london office only)
An extra day off on your birthday!
Annual training and development contribution
Fun coworking office space
ABOUT THE ROLE
Over the past 20 years The Diana Award has delivered services to thousands of young people across the UK and beyond, honing our expertise and skills to produce exceptional, high quality interventions that create long lasting change.
As we embark on the next phase of our strategy, we’re looking for an experienced Impact and Evaluation Manager to head up a brand new team within our Programmes’ Directorate.
This is a brand new role designed to ensure that evaluation frameworks are embedded across all our programmes, driving data driven decisions, and enabling us to best support the young people we work with. You’ll also play a key role in helping us demonstrate our impact, feeding into our policy, advocacy and fundraising work to ensure sustainability and growth.
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.
To lead the development of The Diana Award’s monitoring and evaluation strategy, ensuring robust frameworks and tools are in place to demonstrate our impact, including clearly defined and measurable outcomes
In collaboration with the marketing and comms team, produce reports for a range of internal and external audiences combining narrative, data and analysis
To promote a culture of evidence-based practice and use of insights to drive improvements
Support colleagues across the organisation as needed, providing advice and guidance on impact and evaluation
To lead on the commissioning and management of external evaluators or research teams as required
Lead on the development of impact case studies
Lead on programme Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) reporting, ensuring results frameworks are updated as required, identifying areas of concern early and flagging them with management for action
EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Masters level or equivalent relevant experience in evaluation or social research techniques
Demonstrable experience of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies
Highly developed analytical skills, with the ability to apply creative solutions to complex problems
Ability to think critically about monitoring, evaluation and learning
Highly detail oriented with excellent accuracy
Organised and self-motivated with the ability to manage a varied workload within agreed deadlines
A proactive and flexible approach with the ability to work independently and act on initiative where appropriate
Ability to work collaboratively, while taking a leadership role
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to analyse data and provide meaningful and credible information on short term results and long-term trends
Strong influencing skills to ensure that insight is at the heart of decisions
Commitment to and ability to inspire commitment to The Diana Award’s vision, values and mission
A self-starter with the drive, determination and commitment to get things done.
Personal integrity and credibility
A ‘can do’ attitude
Commitment to self-development
Commitment to keeping up to date with key trends/developments in the sector
Driven to achieve great results
Ability to work well under pressure
Energetic, flexible, willingness to work outside of ‘normal’ office hours