Friday, 8 May 2015

Skilled Volunteered analysts required for several projects #ORblog


The Pro Bono O.R. scheme is currently looking for volunteers for three projects.  

Please find details of the new projects below.  

Extra Care

Information about the organisation:
Charitable objectives: To provide better lives for older people in high quality affordable homes.
Main activities of the organisation: Care and housing provider.
Project summary:
Project 1: To develop a customer requirements and satisfaction measurement process that can be used to inform what the service provides, to whom and when.
Time commitment: approx. 6-9 days (see project scope for a breakdown)
LocationMix of onsite (Birmingham, B31 2FR) and remote working.

Project 2: To analyse demand for the Fitness Suite service so that opening hours are better matched to customers' needs (with a view to increasing usage and therefore revenues).
Time commitment: approx. 6-9 days (see project scope for a breakdown)
LocationMix of onsite (Birmingham, B31 2FR) and remote working.

Please read the detailed project proposal (1)/ detailed project proposal (2)/ and if you feel you are able to offer your assistance please complete the application form and return to me along with your CV by midday on Wednesday 20th May.

Oxfordshire Advocacy
Information about the organisation:
Charitable objectives: To provide a free, confidential and independent advocacy service.
Main activities of the organisation: Advocacy support delivered by trained volunteers and part time staff.
Project summary:
Project: To review how they measure outcomes of advocacy cases and thus their effectiveness, impact and outcomes.
Time commitment: approx. 5 days
Location:  Initial meeting in Oxford, then home based.

Please read the detailed project proposal and if you feel you are able to offer your assistance please complete the application form and return to me along with your CV by midday on Wednesday 20th May.

Please specify on your application which project you are applying for.

These projects are suitable for an individual, a pair or a team of analysts.  If you would like to work on the project but cannot commit to the required time please do get in touch as I may be able to pair you with another analyst.  Additionally if you would like to work on a project with the support of a mentor please do specify in your application and I can arrange this.  Lastly, if you are interested in working on a project but cannot meet the deadline specified please do register your interest in the first instance before the deadline.
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f you require any further information please do not hesitate to get in touch.

I look forward to hearing from you and once again thank you for your help and support.

Kind regards

Felicity McLeister
O.R. Pro Bono Project Manager
(Mon, Tue & Wed)
Direct Tel +44 (0)121 234 7826, Main Tel +44 (0)121 233 9300

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