Location
UK
Job Function
Analyst
Salary Details
£29,000- £34,000 pro rata plus London weighting where applicable
Contracted Hours Per Week
35
Careers Site Advertising End Date
25 Oct 2021

About The Role

VCSEP Research and Insight Manager
Location: UK Flexible
Hours: 35 Hours per week
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract until 31/03/22
Salary: £29,000 to £34,000 per annum pro rata (plus Inner London Weighting where applicable)

 
About VCSEP
The Voluntary and Community Sector Emergencies Partnership was formed with the aim of improving the coordination of national and local response by the sector efforts before, during and after emergencies. 
Right now we are responding to and recovering from the evolving Covid-19 crisis, but our long-term goal is to establish a legacy that can be scaled up and down in times of local or national emergencies.
 
About the role
The Regional Insight Manager will develop how the partnership generates and maintains actionable grassroots and regional insight and intelligence prior to, during and after an emergency.  The role will test and iterate approaches to building capability and commitment across our partners to develop and use that intelligence for the benefit of our respective organisations, and local and national government.
 
Key Responsibilities:
 
Partner engagement 
 
Research to understand how our local/regional partners currently inform their decision making prior to or during an emergency, and what tools and data they use to support this
 
Work alongside the regional engagement team, the national insight team and the national Comms Lead to inform approaches and training that build understanding, confidence and capability around insight driven decision making
 
Insight collection 
 
Work with partners/users to test, iterate and coordinate new processes and mechanisms to gather research and insight from local and regional partners, in a flexible but consistent way
 
Provide feedback on tools developed by the partnership insight team to ensure they cater to local and regional organisations’ needs 
 
Collate local and regional intelligence available, analyse the findings and work with the wider insight team to present easy to access visualisations of the findings and recommendations back to the partnership that is understandable and actionable at the regional, national and statutory level
 
Pilot a simple feedback mechanism to local and regional partners on where and what their insight is used for.
Work with wider insight team to test/pilot new approaches to horizon scanning and sharing emerging threats and trends with local/regional partners

Continuous improvement
 
Identify the potential risks and opportunities of/for VCSEP insight and information management, data processes and outputs.
 
Ensure that lessons learnt are captured, fed to the VCSEP partners and followed up on for future preparedness and response activities. 

For full role details please view the Role Profile/Job Description which is available on the role application page on the British Red Cross website

The closing date for this role is 23.59 on Monday 25th October, please note that due to anticipated high volumes of application this role may be closed before this date. 

Candidates may be contacted before the closing date for interview due to the urgent nature of this position.

We are 230 local, regional and national organisations committed to working together across the voluntary sector and government in preparation for and response to major shocks. We learn and improve from every emergency, and continuously build community resilience to enable a more connected response to future emergencies for those in need. We are a growing network of networks that combines local community connections, emergency response and preparedness expertise and resources to learn and strengthen community and national resilience
 
The Emergencies Partnership is co-chaired by the British Red Cross and the National Association for Voluntary and Community Action (NAVCA) and comprises partners from across the sector, including Business in the Community, St John Ambulance, Salvation Army, National Emergencies Trust (NET), Muslim Charities Forum, UK Community Foundations, Victim Support,  Volunteering Matters, RE:ACT and over 200 local CVS partners. This role will be employed by the British Red Cross.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including:

  • 36 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) - pro rata for part time staff
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy
  • Discounts from a range of online and high street retailers
A little bit more about us ...

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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