Published: 25th NOVEMBER 2021

Evaluation Officer, Research and Monitoring Unit

In this role, you will support monitoring, evaluation and research on a range of active travel and community projects. You will also work with local communities to deliver projects that aim to reclaim their streets as public spaces.

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: London (blended with home working)
  • 37.5 hours per week – but we're happy to talk flexible working
  • £28,933 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting Allowance)
  • Closing date: 23:59 on Thursday 9 December 2021
  • Reference: SUS3425

About the role

We now have a fantastic opportunity to join our team in London as an Evaluation Officer. The role involves working on a range of behaviour change, infrastructure and collaborative design projects, providing monitoring, evaluation, and analytical support.

As part of this role, you will also support our London collaborative design team at in-person events, working with local communities to reclaim their streets as public spaces. You'll help make sure local people’s voices are heard in the decision-making process.

At Sustrans, we are proud of our commitment to creating happier places and healthier lives for everyone. Our Research and Monitoring Unit plays an important part in supporting our vision by providing robust evidence on sustainable and active travel that ultimately influences and shapes policy, practice and behaviour across the UK.


About you

You should have demonstrable quantitative and/or qualitative analytical skills, and be a competent Excel user or have a working knowledge of statistical software, such as R.

We are looking for someone with experience in using a range of research methods and in project management. You'll be able to draw on this experience to apply your skills to real-world projects.

You should be an excellent communicator, both orally and in writing. You'll be able to present data and findings clearly and be comfortable interacting with the public.

You should also have the ability to find innovative and creative solutions to problems.

So, if this sounds like you, and you want to support the creation of healthier, happier, fairer cities for everyone, apply today.


Additional Information

  • Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 23:59, Thursday 9 December 2021
  • Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Thursday 16 December 2021.

To apply, please complete our online application form.

Work perks


  • 26 days leave per annum plus bank holidays for full-time working.
  • Ability to buy an extra week of annual leave (pro-rata for part-time staff).
  • Staff volunteer days.
  • 24/7 free, impartial and confidential support service.
  • We are members of the Green Commute Initiative and Cycle Scheme who both offer cycle to work schemes.


  • Group Personal Pension Scheme with a 4% or 5% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans.
  • Bike, computer and season ticket loans.
  • Discount benefits.


  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay.
  • Flexible Working practices (full-time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday).

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.

We welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented.

Currently, this includes people who identify as having a disability, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.

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