Monitoring and Impact Officer

Location
Flexible Homebased, there will be a requirement to travel to Wales for staff events as required
Salary
£28224 - £29912 Per Annum
Posted
13 Apr 2021
Closes
29 Apr 2021
Ref
2244
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Monitoring and Impact Officer

We are looking for a Monitoring and Impact Officer to work with the national membership organisation for the voluntary sector and volunteering in Wales

The organisation’s aim is to work towards a future where the voluntary sector and volunteering thrive across Wales, improving wellbeing for all.

Position: Monitoring and Impact Officer

Location: Flexible Homebased, there are office hubs in Abergele, Aberystwyth and Cardiff and there will be a requirement to attend staff events as required

Salary: £28,224- £29,912 depending on experience

Duration: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours per week. A flexi time scheme is in operation and time off in lieu is permissible for any work required to be undertaken outside the normal hours.

Closing Date: 29th April 2021

About the role:

As Monitoring and Impact Officer you will work as part of the Social Investment Cymru (SIC) team, doing the follow up monitoring of beneficiaries of the Third Sector Resilience Fund for Wales (TSRF). You will lead on liaising with beneficiaries to collate information in respect of their use of the funding and to make recommendations in respect of repayment schedules for the loan portions. Using this information, you will prepare an impact report for TSRF to share with funders and the sector. In addition, you will be designing and delivering an ongoing impact measurement tool for TSRF and making recommendations for how this can be applied across the wider SIC product range.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

 

  • Undertaking interim monitoring meetings with all beneficiaries
  • Developing a data capture process for relevant financial and other performance indicators
  • Research and evaluate similar impact reporting mechanisms used elsewhere
  • Understand the impact measurement needs of current and potential future funders
  • Design and produce a full impact report for TSRF to share with funders and the wider sector
  • Work closely with the communications team to maximise exposure
  • Assess how such impact reporting can be incorporated into the whole SIC product range
  • Synchronise SIC impact reporting with wider work from the organisation on impact measurement as well as the Annual Impact Report

 

About you:

To be successful in the role of Monitoring and Impact Officer you will need to have a good understanding of the principles of impact reporting and the use of data in support of business cases, you will also bring with you the following skills and experience:

 

  • An ability to work effectively across the public, private and third sector at all levels
  • Good numeracy skills
  • An understanding of the challenges facing the social business sector
  • A track record of being able to provide a consistent, transparent and non-discriminatory service that provides the highest quality provision to applicants whilst adhering to strict regulatory and contractual needs
  • The confidence to communicate complex guidance and information that is constructive and clear, both orally and verbally
  • Good IT skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills including presentations, negotiations and meetings
  • An ability to work on your own initiative to be adaptable, with a willingness to work unsociable hours to meet the needs of the project

 

Although not essential, a knowledge of the following skills would be highly beneficial for this role:

 

  • Project management knowledge, preferably but not essential of using PRINCE2 or alternative project methodology
  • Experience of grant or loan making
  • A sound understanding and knowledge of the third sector funding environment or desire to learn
  • Welsh Language skills; the appointed candidate is expected to display an awareness of and support compliance with the Welsh Language Standards

 

Other roles you may have had experience of could include: Monitoring Officer, Impact Officer, Research and Impact, Impact and Evaluation Officer, Evaluation Officer, Field Monitoring Officer, Impact Governance, Programme Officer, Compliance Officer, Programme Monitoring etc.

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