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UK Refugee Programme Data Officer (STEP)

UK Refugee Programme Data Officer (STEP)

Closing Date: 20th of August 2023

Salary: £28,500

Location: Hybrid working between our office NW2 and working from home

Contract: Fixed term contract to July 2024

Following a successful Emergency campaign to support Syrian Refugees in 2015 World Jewish Relief created the Specialist Training and Employment Programme (STEP) for refugees in 2016 and today we are the largest provider of specialist employment support to refugees in the UK.

World Jewish Relief are running a new programme to provide English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and employment support to assist up to 10,000 Ukrainians in entering or gaining higher-paid employment and are looking to recruit one Programme Officer (with a focus on data) to join the team. This will be a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless delivery of the UK Refugee Programmes.

You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the administrative and reporting requirement of our STEP and STEP Forward programmes.
  • Liaising with Programme Managers, Team Leaders, Employment Advisors and Programme Assistants.
  • Supporting the management and administration of UK Programmes projects by ensuring projects’ compliance with grant agreements, and with regular, timely reporting.
  • Assisting partners in the ongoing monitoring and impact measurement of programmes.
  • Using advanced excel skills to analyse results, identify trends and learnings to use data to drive changes and improve the quality of programmes.
  • Helping to demonstrate UK programmes tangible impact in a compelling way and to provide a robust evidencing of the STEP model.
  • Reporting project participant numbers and output information each quarter all STEP partners.
  • Support of the design, development and implementation of any new UK Programmes.

You should have:

  • Experience working as part of a team in a similar role.
  • Experience of data collation and analysis.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of refugee and/or livelihoods programming and Monitoring and Evaluation processes, including using excel to capture and analyse data.
  • A high level of administrative skills including a good knowledge of Microsoft packages and databases.
  • Strong Excel skills


We offer a range of benefits including:

  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and Jewish holidays. After 5 years’ service holiday entitlement increases to 25 days.
  • Pension scheme – we contribute 5% to the World Jewish Relief pension scheme.
  • Life Insurance – up to 3 times salary to nominated beneficiaries.
  • Health Cash Plan – cash back to cover the costs of dental treatment, optical care, specialist consultations and a range of complementary therapies.
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity pay.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – free, confidential advice or support with any personal or work. related concerns or free counselling if needed.
  • Season ticket / travel to work loan.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • On Friday the office closes at 3pm.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

World Jewish Relief promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We invite and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from candidates of different ethnicities, socio-economic backgrounds, race, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation and of faith or none that meet the criteria set out for this role. You don’t need to be Jewish to work for us, but you must share our desire to assist those who need help based on their vulnerability, not their identity, recognising the dignity and potential of all people.

To apply: Submit your CV, a completed Recruitment Monitoring Form, Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form and a Covering Letter which outlines what skills you have that will help you excel in this role.

Candidate Brief Pack

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

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