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This role will support the provision of data and policy products which enable The Diana Award to:

  • Make evidence-based decisions and develop evidence-based policy;
  • Develop and evaluate impactful campaigns, products and services;
  • Communicate the impact of The Diana Award’s programmes in an accurate and compelling way;
  • Change policy, practice and public attitude for the benefit of children, young people and their families.

The ideal candidate will enjoy managing, analysing and interpreting data in a clear and meaningful way. They will be comfortable working with colleagues across the organisation, show initiative and be able to work on various projects simultaneously.

Personal Attributes


  • Master’s degree with in-depth research or equivalent proven experience in a similar role;
  • Interpretation and analysis of large datasets, including data linkage;
  • Experience of producing questionnaires and evaluation methods;
  • Experience of presenting data in user-friendly ways;
  • Finding and interpreting research literature;
  • Conducting primary and secondary research projects;
  • Experience of working with key groups such as young people and schools on research.


  • Experience of producing research and analysis for the purpose of influencing policy and/or practice;
  • Experience of working within a team contributing to policy change, influencing work and campaigning;
  • Experience of implementation of databases and systems;
  • Clear understanding of current developments in education, safeguarding, character development and policies around young people;
  • Knowledge of public and private sector sources of attainment and achievement data.

Closing date

Applications for this post closed 10:00am on Thursday 10th December 2020