Impact Manager

Social Investment Scotland

  • Salary: circa £35,000
  • Location: Hybrid working arrangements - from home, office-based, community venues and combinations of all 3 (in line with regulations)
  • Closing: 5:00pm, 1st Aug 2021 BST

Job Description

SIS is at the early stage of our Building An Impact Economy strategy, and we now require a proactive, confident and expert Impact Manager, to join our team and support in achieving SIS’s ambitious goals.

SIS activity spans loan and equity investment, market building (webinars, workshops, training) and influencing those around us to operate with responsible business practices.

The Impact Manager will work across SIS teams, and directly with investees, to ensure impact creation, integrity, measurement and improvement is at the forefront of SIS activities.

We're looking for:

Passion for social and environmental outcomes and the belief in business as a force for good.

An impact specialist with practical experience of applying impact frameworks and toolkits – both through own efforts and by advising others.

A confident communicator able to advise, discuss, support and challenge social venture founders and management teams; including those from early-stage purpose-driven businesses.

A team-player equally happy with developing ideas, delivering activities, and training and supporting others.

Ability to plan and deliver a busy workload; including writing and producing own documentation and notes.

Tech savvy – able to use standard software packages and contributing to development of the SIS digital impact platform.

A special interest, knowledge and/ or expertise in measuring progress against climate action/ environmental/ sustainability performance by businesses (desirable, not essential).

Experience of developing and applying of theories of change (essential) and UN Sustainable Development goals (desirable) in enterprise settings.

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Start your de-biased application