Imkaan is a UK-based, Black feminist organisation. We are the only national second-tier ‘by and for’ women’s organisation dedicated to addressing violence against minoritised women and girls i.e. women and girls which are defined in policy terms as Black and ‘Minority Ethnic’ (BME).
The organisation has worked for two decades on issues such as domestic violence, forced marriage and ‘honour-based’ violence. We work at local, national and international level, and in partnership with a range of organisations, to improve policy and practice responses to BME women and girls.
The Imkaan team holds extensive expertise in working around the complexities of violence against women and girls. Our small, specialist team is made up of BME women who have been frontline workers, service managers, counsellors, researchers, trainers, policy workers, development workers, and group-work facilitators.
Imkaan works with our members to represent the expertise and perspectives of frontline, specialist and dedicated BME women’s organisations that work to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls. We deliver a unique package of support which includes: quality assurance; accredited training and peer education; sustainability support to frontline BME organisations; and facilitation of space for community engagement and development.
We are currently recruiting for the below:
Evaluation and Research Coordinator: 21 hours per week
£31,170 - £33,444 (£20,933 Pro Rata)
Can you use your exceptional evaluation and research skills that can make a real difference to
policy and practice to prevent and respond to violence against black, minoritised women and
Imkaan is a national, second-tier UK-based, Black feminist organisation. dedicated to
addressing violence against minoritised women and girls with members across the UK who
deliver refuge, outreach and therapeutic support and other life-saving support services. Our
role is to advocate for effective policies, programmes and support services for black,
minoritised women/girls who are subject to violence and abuse. Imkaan has over two decades
of experience of delivering research and evaluation projects on VAWG including domestic and
sexual violence in partnership with our members, academic institutions and for local /
We have an exciting opportunity for a committed individual to join our small, dynamic
organisation to support the delivery of Imkaan’s evaluation & research strategy. You will work
with the Head of Research and other members of the Imkaan team to:
Embed black, feminist research principles and practice
Design inclusive and survivor informed research tools that help to generate robust evidence on the ‘by and for’ BME EVAWG sector to positively influence policy and practice across the voluntary, community and statutory sector.
Support our members with developing monitoring and evaluation expertise
Undertake qualitative and quantitative data collection (such as interviews, focus groups or surveys) and data analysis.
Lead on small scale evaluations and write high quality reports to target key decision-makers.
We are looking for someone with experience of both qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, with a strong understanding of violence against black, minoritised women and girls, including the specific impact of multiple, intersecting oppressions.
You will be confident in data analysis and communicating research and evaluation findings to a wide range of audiences and be able to demonstrate the ability to write research reports to a high standard. You should have excellent communication and organisational skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities to strict deadlines.
If you believe that you have what we are looking for and have an interest in working for a charity which makes a real difference to the black, minoritised women/girls ending-VAWG sector, we encourage you to apply.
For a recruitment pack please email:
***EXTENDED CLOSING DATE: 5pm on 6th May, 2020
Download the job advert here.
Black and ‘Minority Ethnic’ Women only need apply (Schedule 9, Part 1, 158 and 159 Equality Act 2010). All posts are subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check