Flexible location with an expectation of travel to our London offices up to 4 days a month (currently based in SE1)
The role of Impact Measurement Specialist provides an exciting opportunity to champion impact measurement in The Salvation Army (TSA) across the UK and Ireland, gearing the organisation towards being able to deliver impact reporting on its work through the development and implementation of a strategic plan for impact measurement and reporting.
This is a key role within the Research & Development Unit, building working relationships across multiple teams and disciplines to build upon existing systems and develop new and innovative ways of demonstrating impact. The Impact Measurement Specialist will be part of a research team that engages in a variety of research approaches and includes a knowledge management specialist. You will develop appropriate and effective ways of enhancing TSA’s capacity to demonstrate outcomes and impact across the many different areas of its mission – including work with people experiencing homelessness, older people, children and families and people affected by modern slavery, as well as church-based community work, evangelism, congregational life and discipleship.
In addition to this the successful candidate will be responsible for:
- Providing meaningful data which will improve services and demonstrate the transformative change to which TSA contributes as a church and faith-based organisation
- Ensuring that impact reporting is user-friendly across a wide range of stakeholders, both internal to TSA and externally.
The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate:
- The ability to evidence demonstrable changes brought about through robust impact measurement
- Experience of change management in a large organisation and of successful change in a high-profile role
- The ability to understand The Salvation Army’s mission and congregational life, and the quantitative and qualitative data collected.
- Proven strong analytical and project management skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret stakeholders’ business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
- Proven track record of analysing and documenting the required quantitative and qualitative data and information
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays; a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan and an employee assistance programme.
Appointment subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK and an enhanced DBS Check will be required.
Closing date: 17 March 2021. Interviews: 26 March 2021.
CVs will not be accepted
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