Research and Impact Executive
Research and Impact Executive
This is a great time to join our client's small and friendly Research and Impact Team as Research and Impact Executive.
This is a fun and challenging role for someone who is looking to build their research and evaluation experience within a value- based organisation in the youth work charitable sector.
About Our Client:
They provides young people aged 8-25 with high quality services, delivered through a network of 3,536 local youth organisations across the UK. Together they offer support, advice and training to over 1.5 million young people to equip them with skills for the future and help them engage in education, volunteering and employment.
About the role:
Their Research and Impact Team aims to be recognized for the production of robust and insightful evidence and analysis on how the youth sector delivers positive outcomes for disadvantaged young people. They do this by demonstrating and improving the impact of our work with our membership directly, as well as using wider evidence to understand policy issues effecting young people today.
Reporting into the Head of Research and Impact this role will be responsible for providing day to day support to the team to demonstrate the impact of their activity with members and young people.
The Research and Impact Executive will provide technical support and administration for the implementation, analysis and reporting of UK Youth’s evaluation methods. This is an important function in connecting our frontline work to their policy, advocacy and fundraising work. You will mainly work across their delivery teams, as well as with the National Programmes, Membership, Income Generation and Marketing team.
This is an exciting time to join our team in a role that offers you the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of thousands of young people.
Why work for tem?
Our client is a value-based, passionate and committed organisation offering a friendly working environment with lots of opportunities for professional development and socialising with colleagues through activities such as office yoga, lunch and learn sessions and potluck lunches; as well as optional out of work social events such as bowling, tennis and baking.
his role will be located at our new Head Office in Westminster. With multiple public transport links, a bright, modern and engaging working environment and access to local green spaces, the river Thames, cafes, bars and shops. They also benefit from a staffed reception, 24 hour access, showers and cycle storage, with a modern kitchen and communal spaces as well as free fruit and breakfast provided for all staff.
They prides themselves on being an Equal Opportunity employer and they would particularly welcome applications for this role from those who identify under one of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010, which include race, age, disability, gender, religion or belief, and sexual orientation.
They value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to inclusivity, and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. Their selection procedures ensure that people are treated on the basis of their relevant merits, experience, skills and abilities and that no individual receives more or less favourable treatment. They can offer flexibility through the interview process and endeavour to accommodate candidate’s needs.
As this role involves working in a regulated environment with young people any offer will be conditional to satisfactory background checks which include criminal record check and employment reference.
What they can offer you:
A salary of £24,000- £28,000, dependent on experience and other benefits including:
• 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff)
• Pension scheme (currently UK Youth match employee contributions up to 5%)
• Membership of their life insurance scheme which would pay out up to 4 times your salary
• 15% off at Cotswold Outdoor, Snow+Rock, Runners Need and Cycle Surgery.
• Employee Assistance programme to support employees both professionally and personally
They are committed to investing in the personal and professional development of everyone working for them. Every staff member is entitled to 1 days paid development per calendar year in addition to the 2 days charity wide staff training days as well as volunteering leave one full day or two half days per calendar year.
How to Apply:
To apply please forward a CV together with a one page supporting statement. Please ensure you fully addresses the criteria in the person specification and to state your salary expectations. Full details of the role can be found in the person specification below.
Closing date for applications will be the 13th September 2019. Interviews taking place in the Week commencing 23rd September.
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