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Substance Is Recruiting! Data Manager

We are looking for a Data Manager to join our growing team this year.


Do you want to work with organisations such as UEFA, NFL, national football associations and clubs, Sport England and other purpose led bodies? Do you want to assist in delivering high quality research that has real impact? If so, Substance has a full time, permanent Data Manager position available. Great salary, great benefits, working from our dynamic city centre office base or from home, anywhere in the UK. Read on.


About Substance

Substance is a social research and technology company working to understand the social impact of sport and physical activity, youth development and outdoor recreation. We work with many types of organisations including major charities in youth and sport, local and central government and national and international sports bodies.

Our core team is made up of experienced social researchers, technologists and programme managers, each with their own specialisms. We share an ambition to make organisations that do good have a greater impact.

Substance is based in Manchester but, with flexible working policies, has staff employed all over the UK.


About the Role

The core purpose of the Data Manager position is to ensure the quality and integrity of numerous data sets that support Substance’s research and social valuing projects. Following established project management plans and procedures, the successful candidate will be expected to identify, analyse and interact with multiple sources of data; build online and offline processes and routines that ensure key data sources are updated regularly and accurately; and quality assure all data-related outputs.


Remuneration package

£20,000 – £28,000 basic package depending on experience plus 25 days annual leave per year, working from home flexibility, key lifestyle benefits, pension scheme and regular social events.


Application Process

Please send:

  • A covering letter, outlining why you want the position and your current position.
  • A CV.
  • A completed application form showing specifically how your experience and skills meet the competencies outlined in the job specification.

These should be submitted via no later than 5pm on Friday 24th June 2022. Please address to Lauren Ford, Head of Operations.

If you would like to know more about, or discuss the post, contact: