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Join our team as a fundraiser or a business analyst

We’re growing here at Open Data Manchester – and that means three brand-new opportunities to join our team – particularly if you have an understanding of ethical use of data, data rights, representation through data and the application of automated decision-making.

Business analyst (two roles) – to lead on the development of a data standard for plastic packaging

We’re developing an open-data standard and prototype portal for the complete plastic-packaging lifecycle, from design to recycling or reuse. The aim of this project is to:

  • make it easier for people to make informed choices about how they recycle plastic packaging
  • provide high-quality data about plastic recycling to product designers and manufacturers
  • reduce dumping of plastic packaging, both in the UK and overseas
  • support development of policy and regulation of plastic use in the future

To help us achieve this, we are recruiting two people to join our team on a temporary, part-time basis to help with developing a new data standard that will be key the project’s success:

  • a business analyst with a user-research specialism (**applications ongoing**)
  • a business analyst with a data architecture specialism  (**applications closed**)

The two successful candidates will work together, with Open Data Manchester and the wider project team, to research user needs and other requirements for the development of such a data standard, and then to develop and implement it.

Fundraising consultant (freelance)

To support all of our work, we are commissioning an experienced fundraising professional, with a strong knowledge of the UK funding landscape and existing relationships with relevant funding institutions. This is a three-month contract to work with the CEO and board to:

  • identify organisational strengths that are attractive to potential funders
  • identify and broker meaningful relationships with philanthropic organisations, trusts and other bodies

**Applications closed**

Find the person specification and apply here.