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Individual Placement and Support infrastructure: NATIONAL LEAD

Full time role, based in London with extensive travel around England

We are seeking expressions of interest for a National Lead to deliver a major NHS England programme to support the scale-up of evidence based supported employment services - Individual Placement and Support (IPS).

NHS England is expected to announce its chosen provider for the programme in late 2018. If Social Finance is successful, we would look to make a formal offer to our preferred candidate for the National Lead role immediately after contract award as part of a rapid mobilisation process. The role is linked to the duration of the contract, currently expected to be 15 months. For more information, please click here

Experienced Analyst

Social Finance is looking for experienced analysts to work flexibly across all business areas. Analysts work on the following projects such as advisory projects, developing new models for social change, data analysis and research, and capital raisings.ou should have 2-3 years’ experience from any of the following: strategy consulting, accountancy, investment or development banking, the charity or public sectors, or international development. For more information, please click here

Director of Communications

Social Finance is a not for profit organisation working in partnership with government, funders and the social sector to achieve sustainable social impact at scale.  We are a leading social investment intermediary and a centre of innovation in addressing social issues in the UK and beyond. We have grown from 2 to 80 people in London over the past 11 years. We have sister organisations in the US, Israel, India and the Netherlands.

Social Finance has been recognised as one of the leading brands in impact investing and is regularly in the press as a commentator on innovative models of social change and the role finance can play. Building on the foundations laid in our first 11 years SF has an ambitious strategy to drive impact at scale.

We are seeking a Director of Communications to join the leadership team and help us realise our ambitions.  You will refresh and deliver our communications strategy, and will be responsible for raising the profile and influence of Social Finance in the UK and internationally. 

For more information on the role and how to apply, please click here

Data Scientist

Social Finance is a global leader in creating social change and is looking for a data scientist to join our fast-growing team. Our innovations, including the Social Impact Bond, have mobilised over £500m funding for social change to support thousands of vulnerable families and people in the UK and abroad from children in need to ex-offenders. Working at the intersection of data, digital, investment and public services we explore through our work questions such as: How should the government use data and digital to support its citizens? How do you design services that can respond to changing user needs? How do you align financial success with social impact? And, how do you avoid introducing ethical, social, or cultural bias into solutions and services?

You will work with our partners and Social Finance teams to deliver data science projects and products. You will support projects from initial idea to delivering insights that result in improved services.   
 
• Deliver Impact: run data-focused projects and create products that enable our partners to more effectively use data and analyses to improve decision-making. 
 
• Turn data into insight:  you will work closely with our partners and team to turn their often messy data into insight (inc. everything from data wrangling to algorithm selection and implementation to creating easy to understand visualisations) that can inform some of the most important decisions government takes.   

• Wear many hats: support our teams and get involved in everything from conducting user research to deciding what to build and building it.  
 
• Mentor and Coach: Help train and mentor our team of data scientists – including designing and running training sessions, overseeing projects and coaching peers

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Cameroon Newborn Development Impact Bond: Data Manager

We are seeking a Data Manager for the Cameroon Newborn Development Impact Bond (“DIB”). This is an exciting opportunity to support the management of this pioneering health and nutrition DIB, starting in late 2018 and targeted to last 2.5 years. The Data Manager will work closely with and support the Country Program Director, who will be the lead manager of the DIB. The position will be based in Douala, Cameroon, with travel within Cameroon and internationally as required.

For more information about this role and how to apply, please click here

Cameroon Newborn Development Impact Bond: Finance & Operations Manager

We are seeking a Finance & Operations Manager for the Cameroon Newborn Development Impact Bond (“DIB”). This is an exciting opportunity to support the management of this pioneering health and nutrition DIB, starting in late 2018 and targeted to last 2.5 years. The Finance & Operations Manager will work closely with and support the Country Program Director, who will be the lead manager of the DIB. The position will be based in Douala, Cameroon, with travel within Cameroon and internationally as required.

For more information about the role, please click here.

User Researcher

Social Finance is a global leader in creating social change and is looking for a User Researcher to join
our fast‐growing team. You will work closely with social change innovators, thought‐leaders, data‐scientists, and social
issue experts to design and deliver services that enable the public and social sector to provide
better support for some of the country’s most vulnerable populations.

You will work at the intersection of data, digital and public services: How should the government
use data and digital to support its citizens? How do you design services that can respond to
changing user needs? And, how do you avoid introducing ethical, social, or cultural bias into
solutions and services?

For more information, please click here