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Programme and Impact Lead

City of London, Greater London (Hybrid)
London, Greater London
£54,000 per year
Contract (2 Year fixed term contract)
Job description

We’re here to prevent children from becoming involved in violence. We do this by finding out what works and building a movement to change things.

As a Programme and Impact Lead, you will manage our team of Programme Managers and be responsible for managing some of our larger grant awards, that include more complex evaluation designs.

You’ll be responsible for making sure our delivery organisations can effectively engage with robust, independent evaluations, so we have the best chance of generating valuable learning from a round. And may also be responsible for directly managing our independent evaluators as well.

You must have a strong understanding of evaluation methodologies and challenges organisations face in delivery. You must also be a brilliant project manager, great at manging and developing people and external stakeholders, energised by tackling complex problems and really care about the YEF’s mission to build evidence of what works.

 You will:

·       Manage large-scale complex projects. You’ll be responsible for managing programmes of a significant size and complexity. You’ll draw on your experience of managing large scale projects and knowledge of evaluations to overcome unexpected challenges.

·       Serve as the strategic right hand for the Assistant Director of Impact, Programmes and Partnerships. You’ll deputise for the Assistant Director of Impact, Programmes and Partnerships. You will also take responsibility for making key decisions in funding rounds and with specific programmes.

·       Support delivery organisations to take part in robust evaluation. You’ll make sure the team are excellent at supporting delivery organisations to engage with robust evaluation.

·       Lead strategic areas of work You’ll develop and embed a clear strategy for distinctive areas of work that will enable us to achieve our mission.

We aim is to reflect the diversity of the communities we intend to serve at all levels of our organisation and encourage applicants from Black, Asian or other minority ethnic backgrounds.

Posted by
Youth Endowment Fund View profile Company size Size: 21 - 50
Refreshed on: 07 June 2024
Closing date: 14 June 2024 at 17:00
Tags: Policy/Research, Project Management

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