Finsbury Park, Greater London
Birmingham, West Midlands
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Cardiff, Cardiff
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Permanent, Full-time
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Job description

Since 1991, The Big Issue has fought poverty by creating opportunities and supporting people to take control of their lives.

 

As part of the development of The Big Issue Group’s (TBIG’s) joint Social Impact Framework (SIF) we are now looking to recruit an Impact Manager. The Impact Manager will be based in the Big Issue Invest Impact Team with the exciting role in the developing the SIF in line with the Group’s new strategy.

 

The Role

                                        

Working across TBIG the Impact Manager will develop buy in for the SIF and support colleagues to establish clear and effective impact management approaches to understand our social, economic and environmental impact. This includes ensuring quality data collection, analysis and reporting systems.

 

The IM will work closely with the Big Issue Invests’ Head of Impact to build the SIF based on the experience to date of Big Issue Invest. Critically, the SIF must work both to support the internal impact information needs of the business and provide reporting for external funders and stakeholders of the Big Issue. 

 

For a full job description including the summary of skills, qualities and experience required for the role please download from the link below.

 

Salary and Benefits

 

  • We offer a salary commensurate with the third sector, which can be confirmed on request
  • Incremental holiday entitlement starting at 25 days per year plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time staff) plus paid leave to care for a sick child or grandchild and a sick or elderly relation
  • Incremental sick pay starting at 5 days per rolling year
  • Enhanced contribution to our workplace pension
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Training and development opportunities including an open learning library and management training schemes
  • Health benefits include life cover, a health Cashplan scheme which provides access to counselling and a range of therapies

Please note that we reserve the right to review and amend our staff benefits and they do not form part of any  contract of employment.

 

Workplace details

 

This role will preferably be based at one of our main Big Issue offices in London (Finsbury Park office), Glasgow, Cardiff or Birmingham. Home working arrangements will be considering. Following covid-19, you will need to travel within the UK on occasion.

Due to the current situation with Covid-19 our main offices are currently closed but we are fully equipped for flexible home working until the offices re-open fully and beyond.

 

Closing date: 10th July 2020

 

The Big Issue Group is striving towards Equal Opportunities

We particularly welcome applications from those who are underrepresented in our sector, such as women in senior roles, and people with disabilities and from Black and Minority Ethnic communities.

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Refreshed on: 30 June 2020
Closing date: 10 July 2020
Job ref: BIG/IM
Tags: Policy/Research, Governance

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