Location: Cambridge (with flexibility for home working)
Rate: £35000 – £40000 p.a., plus benefits
Basis: permanent; full-time, part-time or flexible
Eligibility: you must be eligible to work in the UK
The Raspberry Pi Foundation is a UK-based educational charity with the mission to put the power of digital making into the hands of people all over the world, so that they can harness computing and digital technologies for work, to solve problems that matter to them, and to express themselves creatively. Established in 2008 and first known for our product — the wildly successful Raspberry Pi computer — the Foundation develops educational content and programmes that are helping millions of young people learn about coding and computing.
In October 2015 we merged with Code Club, followed in May 2017 by a second merger with the CoderDojo Foundation. Together we now represent one of the largest sustained, global efforts to help young people learn about digital making. We are a young and fast-growing organisation, and we’re learning a lot about how we can make a difference. You can read more about our mission, values, and goals here.
We put a lot of effort into evaluating our programmes and using data to improve what we do, and we are now looking for an Evaluation Analyst to join our research team and support the gathering and analysis of data across the organisation.
The ideal candidate will be someone who excels at understanding data and turning it into actionable insights, preferably with a background in social or educational programmes. You should have excellent analytical skills and be happy to work flexibly and collaboratively, consulting with a range of colleagues and sensitively delivering insights to influence decision making.
You will be responsible for overseeing data collection, e.g. in the form of surveys, participant reporting, and online analytics, and combining this data with insights from our qualitative research and with third-party information. You will also be in charge of the storage, regular analysis, and reporting of our impact data.
You will need to be committed to our mission and excited by the prospect of contributing to it through measuring our impact. While we expect you to come with an impressive track record, you will be joining a fast-growing non-profit organisation that offers unparalleled opportunities for development and growth. We pride ourselves on being a brilliant place to work, with a fantastic team and a positive work culture.
- Devise and manage collection and reporting of data based on our measurement framework, ensuring information is collected in a comparable format and can be communicated to decision makers in a clear and actionable way
- Analyse evaluation data from across the organisation, identifying trends and areas that require attention
- Work with the Senior Research Manager on refining our measurement framework
- Keep up to date with the field of evaluation of social and educational programmes, and with the work of relevant organisations
- Work with the General Counsel to ensure we are compliant with GDPR legislation when collecting personal data
Experience and personal attributes
You should have:
- A degree or Masters-level qualification in social research, education, statistics, or a related field
- Excellent data management skills, with experience of creating and managing large data sets
- Outstanding analysis skills, and the ability to derive clear insights from complex data
- Exceptional collaborative working skills, and the capacity to work across multiple teams and take into account different approaches and priorities
- Significant experience using spreadsheets and other data analysis software
- Excellent writing skills
- Experience of using online tools such as GSuite
You’ll ideally have:
- Experience of measuring the impact of social or educational programmes
- An understanding of the field of computing education, or education in general
- Data visualisation skills
- Practical knowledge of developing educational assessment tools
- Experience of devising new tools to measure impact and embedding their use across an organisation
- Training in and experience of compliance with data protection laws
In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a range of additional benefits for all of our colleagues, including:
- 25 days' leave, plus public holidays
- Flexible working arrangements
- Pension with 8% employer and 4% employee contributions
- Life assurance and long-term illness insurance
- Good support for working parents, including family leave policy
- Cycle to work, season ticket loan, and childcare voucher schemes
Timetable for applications
Closing date: 09:00 GMT, 26th March 2018
Face-to-face interviews: 3rd April 2018 in Cambridge