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We are hiring: Data and Monitoring Officer

Are you a feminist with a passion for numbers and interest in data analysis? 

AVA is looking for a Data and Monitoring Officer to support us to use data better across our work and organisation. We are looking for someone that is passionate about how data can be used better to increase our impact and achieve our mission to end violence against women and girls.

AVA (Against Violence and Abuse) is a leading UK charity committed to ending gender based violence and abuse. We work with survivors to champion evidence based change. We have particular expertise around multiple disadvantage and children and young people. Our groundbreaking work includes “Complicated Matters”, the Commission report “Breaking Down the Barriers” and the online resources “Ask AVA” and “Breathing Space”.

Our work has a particular focus on developing trauma informed approaches to supporting survivors. This priority is informed by both academic research, and the lived experience of survivors, primarily through our peer research work.

AVA trains over 3,000 practitioners a year. We are accredited by the Open College Network London (OCN London) and CPD Standards Office. Our new reports and resources can be found here https://avaproject.org.uk/resources/ 

Responsibilities of the post include

  • Support staff across the AVA team in managing and analysing data, including developing news and resources to support this work. This is  across all aspects of AVA work including projects, consultancy, training and internal governance
  • To support in development how we  use data (including feedback) to improve our impact measurements.

Requirements of the post include

  • Proven excellent numeracy, especially around statically and data analysis
  • Excellent ability to work with  spreadsheets ( Excel/GSheet or alike), including using formulas to manage data and produce analytical reports
  • Ability to research and interpret comparative data sets, such as police and government databases 
  • Proven ability in providing support to staff at all levels with data management and analysis.

Location and hours 

At AVA we are committed to flexible working and offer all staff the chance to work in a hybrid fashion combining both office based and home based working. We close the office when appropriate from a public health perspective, and maintain a covid secure office. The successful candidate will be expected to attend the office regularly (up to twice a week) during periods when it is open. 

Further information follows in this job application pack, including a job description, person specification, and an equal opportunities monitoring form. 

Applications should consist of

  • Your CV which must include details of your education, qualifications and any relevant training, your employment history and 2 referees. 
  • A covering letter, no more than 2 sides of A4 in total, which outlines your skills, experience and knowledge in relation to each of the points in the person specification. 
  • A completed equal opportunity monitoring form

Please send your application to maria.dardagan@avaproject.org.uk by 17th January at 10am. Interview will be held via Zoom on 26th January 2022.  

By making an application you are stating that you are legally entitled to work in the UK. The appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and references. 

AVA is an equal opportunities employer. We particularly welcome applications from Black and minoritised candidates who are currently underrepresented at managerial level in our staff team.  Please contact us if you would like to see our Equal Opportunities and Anti-Harassment Policy or our Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy. 

Click here to download the full job application pack.

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