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Impact Manager

  • Full time or Part time
  • £35,000
  • Flexible with occasional travel to locations in Scotland; and parts of the UK.
  • Closing 1st August 2021

  • Advertised from 21st July 2021
  • Permanent and full time (35 hours); Open to discussions for a part time role (28 hours).


SIS is at the early stage of our Building An Impact Economy strategy, and we now require a proactive, confident and expert Impact Manager, to join our team and support in achieving SIS’s ambitious goals. SIS activity spans loan and equity investment, market building (webinars, workshops, training) and influencing those around us to operate with responsible business practices. The Impact Manager will work across SIS teams, and directly with investees, to ensure impact creation, integrity, measurement and improvement is at the forefront of SIS activities.


An expert impact role delivered by the Impact Manager, with support from SIS’s external impact partners, working alongside the SIS Ventures, Investment and Leadership teams. The Impact Manager is responsible for:

Social and Impact Investment

  • Work directly with potential and current investees, using agreed toolkits, to develop impact practice. Outputs include baseline impact surveys and summaries; theories of change and impact plans including indicators, in line with defined stages of the investment process.
  • Support investment decision-making by contributing to investment appraisal and committee discussions.
  • Contribute to development of new fund impact theses, and other initiatives, helping ensure impact is front and centre of SIS innovation activity.

Responsible Business Practices

  • Promote adoption of responsible business practices, by businesses of all kinds, and support SIS customers and investees to set baseline and target activities to achieve greater positive impact through their business practices.
  • Lead on agreed SIS responsible business practices engaging relevant stakeholders and developing required systems and other support as needed.

Please download the role profile below for further details about this role.

Application notes

At SIS we use a blind recruitment process via our partners at Be Applied. Please see the following link for details on the role and the recruitment timings

Applications close at 5:00pm, 1st August 2021