Director of Impact & Evidence

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  • Post Date: May 14, 2020
Job Description

We are looking for an inspiring Director of Impact and Evidence to shape the trajectory of the Youth Futures Foundation and put reliable evidence at the fingertips of those seeking to transform the youth employment ecosystem. You will set up and lead the Impact and Evidence team to identify and produce research, evaluate interventions funded by Youth Futures, create evidence tools, gap maps and frameworks to help policy makers, practitioners and employers make smart decisions about supporting young people towards and into work

Key details

Salary: £65,000 – £75,000 per annum

Benefits: We offer 28 days holiday per year, plus public holidays and volunteering days. We operate a stakeholder pension scheme with 6% employer contribution (and 5% employee contribution) and a generous staff training budget. .

Agile working:  Flexible working is a recognised and valued part of the way we do things, with existing staff opting for a range of different working patterns. All new team members will be provided with a work phone and laptop to enable them to work in a range of locations.

Location:  Birmingham, Leeds or London.

Key dates

We are planning to run all interviews via video conference due to the current Covid-19 travel and meeting restrictions. However, in the event the restrictions are relaxed sufficiently in time, we will look to run the assessment centre and / or final interviews face to face.

You can see key dates and locations below:

Closing date: 18th May

First stage interview: 28th May – 5th June | Virtual

Panel interview: 18th June – 25th June | Leeds

Final interview: 29th June – 3rd July | London

How to apply

All recruitment to roles at the Youth Futures Foundation is done using a specialist system that conceals the applicant’s identity and focuses on assessing candidates based on key competencies, anonymising applications and distributing the assessment of applications against multiple assessors.

To apply for this position you can upload a CV and in place of a supporting statement we are asking candidates to complete a few short competency based questions. The competency questions will be assessed blind and independently from other information, to ensure the best candidates progress to interview stage.

We ask that you complete the equal opportunities information online when you submit your application. The information collected will be treated as confidential, used for statistical purposes only, and will not be treated as part of your application.