Responsibilities: The Data and Impact Manager is responsible for ensuring the timely and consistent collection of performance metric data among all program staff and providing analysis to lead the monthly and quarterly reporting process to funders, guide the design of improved processes and tools to enhance DASH’s ability to successfully examine and improve programs, and serve as a guiding resource to program and development staff. In short, the Manager is responsible for ensuring DASH has the tools and knowledge necessary for critical self-reflection and to identify successes and lessons learned. Specifically, the Manager will:
- Guide staff on how to use data management systems and how to balance confidentiality and performance management needs;
- Lead the reporting process for DASH – including oversight of staff adherence to knowledge management, conducting standard interviews to fully form impact, and leading narrative drafting.
- For FY20 DASH anticipates at least six primary grant sources that require quarterly, and sometimes monthly, reports
- Work closely with the development team to
- Respond to ad hoc requests from funders
- Quickly and regularly provide data points for funders
- Provide regular and seasonal quantitative and narrative impact for external promotion
- Create and maintain a DASH data manual and document expectations around data collection;
- Develops and implements strategies to improve the accuracy and accessibility of high-quality data to program managers and leaders so that they can make evidence-based decisions in real-time;
- Participate in annual budget planning;
- Work with program staff to tease out larger impact by weaving individual stories and data into broader understanding of DASH impact;
- Ensure DASH is compliance with the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in the maintenance of records and record retention;
- Question old processes and recommend new ones in terms of data collection, data definitions, and data analysis (keeping in mind VAWA);
- Other duties as assigned.
- A Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years related experience, or a combination of professional experience or graduate degree (e.g. Master’s and 2-4 years’ experience) required
- Demonstrable experience of both qualitative and quantitative impact evaluation techniques
- Strong excel skills and some experience with fixing incomplete or inconsistent excel sheets
- Ability to teach novices basic excel skills with patience and persistence
- Some level of data visualization knowledge and interest in developing skills in this area
- Highly developed analytical skills, with the ability to easily observe patterns and apply creative solutions to complex problems
- Innovative and able to flex with a team still developing best practices in this area
- Strong sense of collaboration and teamwork
- Excellent writing skills
- Strong sense of humor and ability to work with a dynamic team
- Experience with domestic and sexual violence or work that regularly deals with trauma
- Experience with crafting impact narratives for public audiences from disparate sources
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