London, Greater London
£34,000 - £37,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description


The Role

To support our new strategy we are enhancing our understanding of the impact and learning achieved through our varied projects, all designed to tackle inequalities and improve the health and lives of everyday Londoners.

This exciting new role within our Insight Team will be fundamental in helping us achieve our goal of providing effective impact and learning support by taking ownership of the development, championing and delivery of this area of work.

Applying your skills you will work with various project teams including members of staff across the organisation to help plan, measure, and disseminate the impact and learning achieved through our projects.

You will not be working in isolation, this is a collective endeavour drawing on support from the wider Insight Team and the Impact Measurement and Management (IMM) Steering Group,

Having recently established theory of change models for core areas of work, and common impact indicator frameworks to enhance project planning and reporting, examples of the support that might be further delivered by this role include:

  • Conducting focus groups and interviews to explore the effectiveness of post pandemic interventions targeting less active groups in Croydon

  • Working with our Sport Tech Hub innovation programme team to develop our impact measurement framework and report on impact

  • Supporting and advising on impact measurement for our Opening Schools Facilities project

This role would ideally suit someone with solid impact and learning skills and experience looking to progress their career. You will also be passionate and committed to helping us evidence and communicate the positive power of sport and physical activity to change Londoners lives.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead and manage the development of London Sport’s IMM approach and associated processes, with support from the wider IMM Steering Group, proactively inspiring and developing a positive learning and impact culture.

  • Work with Project Teams to embed impact measurement and learning into our projects throughout the Project Cycle – from project ideation through to end of project review.

  • Lead the development and implementation of evaluation frameworks and research methods, including quantitative and qualitative approaches.

  • Conduct and commission relevant research.

  • Design and deliver training on implementing impact practice and associated tools.

  • Manage and develop London Sport’s impact and learning data ensuring it can be utilised for effective analysis, reporting and decision making.

  • Develop reports and progress updates for a range of stakeholders, including London Sport’s Board.

  • Communicate learning and impact data to drive organisational improvement.

  • Play an active and key role within London Sport’s Insight Team, working effectively to deliver on our wider insight plans.

  • Line management and support to Insight Officers and Interns, enabling them to carry out high quality IMM work.

Who you are:

  • Excellent understanding of effective impact measurement and evaluation practices and delivery. You will be able to evidence your experience in designing and embedding project impact measurement and evaluation.

  • You apply appropriate and proportionate approaches, tools and methods to maximise learning at project and organisational level.

  • You enjoy working with others and helping them learn. You can build rapport and develop positive relationships with colleagues as a basis for providing support.

  • You have a strong understanding of, and using, qualitative and quantitative research techniques.

  • Strong data analysis skills with the ability to synthesise data from a range of sources.

  • Excellent ability to present data using simple and tailored communication for maximum engagement.

  • Strong project management and organisation skills.

  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to, equality, diversity and inclusion in relation to London.

  • Lived experience of day-to-day life in London.

Posted on: 12 October 2021
Closed date: 24 October 2021
Tags: Management, Project Management