Published: 4th JANUARY 2022

Senior Evaluation Officer, Research and Monitoring

As our Senior Evaluation Officer, you will use both your research and project management skills to work on a range of exciting monitoring, evaluation, analysis and research projects within our Research and Monitoring Unit (RMU).

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: Cardiff (home based, or with the flexibility to work from home)
  • Full time: 37.5 hours per week
  • £27,804 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)
  • Closing date: 23:59 on 23 January 2022
  • Reference: SUS3446

About the role

As a Senior Evaluation Officer, you will use both your research and project management skills to work on a range of exciting monitoring, evaluation, analysis and research projects within our Research and Monitoring Unit (RMU). Your work will produce evidence on active travel that is transparent and authoritative, helping to shape policy, practice and behaviour across the UK.

Sustrans’ Research and Monitoring Unit is a leading centre of excellence in active travel research, monitoring and evaluation. Our team work closely with partners from across the UK to ensure we have a clear understanding of the impact of Sustrans’ work and the wider context of the benefits of active travel.

As the Senior Evaluating Officer, Wales, you will lead your team and project manage the delivery of a range of monitoring, evaluation, analysis and research projects within the RMU, focusing on Sustrans projects in Wales. You will work closely with the Sustrans delivery team in Wales to support their policy and influencing priorities and strategic agenda.

While we are currently working from home, once Covid restrictions lift, this role will require travel and work at locations as necessary to undertake projects on behalf of Sustrans. Candidates should therefore be based within a commutable distance from our office base in Cardiff.

 

About you

We are looking for excellent communicators and creative thinkers with the ability to manage and motivate people, who can get the best out of others.

You will have exceptional analytical skills and be able to draw on your previous experience in project management and of using a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research methods in order to apply them to real-world projects.

If you have a track record of scoping, designing, budgeting and reporting on research projects, this could be the role for you.

 

Additional Information

  • Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 23:59, Sunday 23 January 2022
  • Interviews will take place via MS Teams during the week of 31 January 2022.

Work perks

Wellbeing

  • 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.

Financial

  • 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.

Family-friendly

  • 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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