Insight and Innovation Manager

  • Employer Active Surrey
  • Town / City Woking
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary £33332 - £38312 per annum
  • Position Type Until 31 March 2021 Year(s) Contract
  • Closing Date 17/06/2018
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Could you play a part in enriching people’s lives by ensuring Surrey is the most active county in England?

We are looking for an outstanding person to lead our new insight and innovation team. The successful candidate will lead the strategic development and utilisation of insight, and demonstrate and improve organisational impact. They will seek out new opportunities to increase physical activity and sports participation, grow the organisation and oversee a busy team responsible for engaging key audiences.

Following a review of our work and a successful Sport England funding application, we are now seeking an Insight and Innovation Manager to lead a new division of the organisation. The six-strong team has responsibility for insight, innovation, marketing and communications, business development, finance and operations.

We are looking for someone with a wide range of skills, from exceptional judgement and excellent stakeholder management, to the personal authority required to lead innovation within the organisation and partner agencies.

The successful candidate will help us maximise the impact of our work in a fast-changing world and will:

  • Interpret a range of national and local data sources, in order to ascertain the needs of Surrey communities and help tell the “story of Surrey”, enabling staff / partners to make insight-driven decisions.
  • Create, maintain and deliver an effective, and evidence-based, strategic planning framework and ensure the use of appropriate measurement / evaluation tools.
  • Continuously improve Active Surrey’s performance, ensuring our work is consistent, high quality, impactful and innovative.
  • Lead the generation of new ideas, through internal and/or external innovation and focus groups.

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