Closing date: 29/09/2023
Location: London, Leeds or Birmingham
Salary: £53,400 - £58,900

We are looking for a dynamic Head of Evaluation (Data Lead) to generate and use compelling evidence to transform the youth employment system in England. You will work closely with the Director of Impact and Evidence and Deputy Director of Evidence and Evaluation to lead a team of Evidence and Evaluation Managers. You will lead the development of our evaluation archive, which will securely hold evaluation data and develop our strategy to link this data to relevant datasets (such as Longitudinal Education Outcomes).

You will design and manage complex programmes of evidence generation to understand what works to support young people into good jobs, including our second What Works Programme. You will have a very high level of understanding of the quantitative methods required to conduct robust impact evaluations – particularly those needed for randomised controlled trials and quasi-experimental designs.

You will have a sound understanding of statistics and administrative and survey datasets (whether through a statistical or economist background, ideally relevant to the youth employment policy space). You will know how to work in secure data environments and understand how methods and data can be practically applied for impact evaluations in the youth employment field. Your skills and experience will enable the production and maintenance of high quality what works ‘architecture’ of processes, policies and guidance to support all our evaluation programmes.

How to Apply - We are working in partnership with Whiton Maynard on this recruitment.  If you are interested in applying please contact Tim Hamilton-West for more information.

The young people we aim to serve – and the challenges they face - are all unique. We are looking to build a team that reflects this diversity. Our commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, class, religion, identity, and experience forms the cornerstone of our work. We are an equal opportunities, Living Wage and Disability Confident employer and encourage applications from a diverse range of backgrounds representative of our communities.  We offer a welcoming and inclusive workplace, where employees are encouraged to have a voice.

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