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Vacancy: Data Analyst Intern

The Social Value Portal – Albert Embankment, London

The Social Value Portal is a young London & Manchester-based Software as a Service (SaaS) business which works with public and private sector clients across the UK, employing over 40 people. Our mission is to provide an evidence-based approach to measuring and delivering social value, based on a quantitative methodology for measuring social value that we developed, called the TOMs (Themes, Outcomes and Measures). Our customers provide us, through an online Portal, with quantitative and qualitative data on their social value activities. Increasingly, they and other stakeholders want to know how well they are doing and to analyse the data in a variety of ways – by location, by sector, by activity, for example. We now have a significant volume of data on the Portal over a period of time and we are working hard to convert this into insight for our customers and partners.

To help us with this, we are looking one or more individuals to work with us to process and analyse this data. This is a full-time, fixed term role (10 months), which might be convertible into a permanent post for the right candidate. You will be reporting directly to the Head of Strategy, who is a main board director in the business, as well as working with members of our Research, Development and Innovation and our Customer Success teams.

In the light of current COVID restrictions, it is likely that this role will be home-based for the foreseeable future. However, we hope that some working with other team members in our office locations will take place over the coming months, so our preference would be for the individual(s) to be located in the UK with the ability to make periodic visits to one of the two offices.

 

Required experience, skills and qualifications:

  • A high level of mathematical ability and a good academic standard in a numerical or mathematical discipline
  • The ability to analyse, model and interpret data
  • Problem-solving skills
  • A methodical and logical approach
  • The ability to plan work and meet deadlines
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good teamworking skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Graduate – Bachelor’s degree as a minimum

 

Desired skills

  • Relevant Masters’ degree
  • Experience working with Stata, Monte Carlo modelling and other statistical tools
  • Familiarity with Salesforce

 

Remuneration:

Between £19,000 – £22,000 annual equivalent (prorated to 10 months)

About Social Value and our services

Social value is about delivering economic, social and environmental sustainability to help create flourishing communities and places. The Social Value Portal has a suite of user-friendly, online collaboration tools that enable its clients in the public, private and community and voluntary sectors to work together to deliver social value.

There are three essential components to our business, which are underpinned by the National Social Value Measurement Framework:

  • Managing, monitoring and reporting social value using the online Portal;
  • Research & development of methodologies and products to support the Portal;
  • Consultancy and advisory work with clients to assist in the development of social value strategies and approaches

Social value is a rapidly developing agenda for addressing societal challenges using an integrated triple bottom line (economic / social / environment) approach. We are at the leading edge of developing social value methodologies and approaches to measuring and delivering social value and our clients need conceptual and strategic support and advice, as well as the tools that the Portal offers.

If you are interested in the role, send your CV plus a covering note explaining why you are interested and why you think you are suitable for the role to recruitment@socialvalueportal.com.