London, Greater London
£37,771 - £41,426 per annum (dependent on location and rising after 1 year)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Senior Consultant - Evaluation

NCVO is transforming the way it works. With a new strategic direction and leadership team, we are determined to work with our members so that charities and volunteering can thrive. As the country recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic and renews itself, charities and volunteering aren’t just vital support systems for communities in need – they’re at the heart of how people want to lead their lives.

The postholder will work within the Support and services team providing high-quality training, capacity-building and consultancy.

Develops tender proposals for consultancy opportunities, which are often competitive

Delivers consultancy projects for external clients including external evaluations, capacity building around self-evaluation, delivering training and supporting organisations’ strategy development

Contributes to income generation targets for the team and manages budgets for individual consultancy projects and own chargeable vs non-chargeable days

Manages project teams made up of staff from within the team or associates and ensures high quality work

Contribute to the running of the consultancy team, for example through assisting with team communications, developing online resources or managing evaluation enquiries

Contribute to the running and development of high quality training in-house and bespoke.

NCVO is fully committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in our sector. We want this to be reflected in the diversity of the people who work for us and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and identities. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented at NCVO. As part of our commitment to employing disabled people, all disabled candidates who meet the minimum requirement for all competencies on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

If you have access needs or require reasonable adjustments as part of the recruitment process, please let us know.

Please visit our website via the Apply button for more information and to apply.

Closing date: 11 October 2021

Shortlisting date: 11-13 October 2021

Interviews: 19-20 October 2021

About NCVO:

NCVO supports volunteering and charities.

We believe that the work of volunteers and charities makes our communities stronger and the world around us better, for everyone.

Our members are at the heart of our mission. We work collaboratively with our 16,000-strong network of national and local charities and voluntary organisations. We share practical support and new insight so that people and organisations can focus on making a difference. And we work alongside our members to ensure that the essential role of volunteers and charities is widely recognised.

NCVO is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone. Charity No. 225922

Benefits for NCVO employees:

NCVO offers attractive benefits including:

  • 25 days’ annual leave (for full time staff and pro-rata for part-time staff)
  • the option to purchase up to 5 more days each year
  • the option to take 35 hours of volunteering leave per year
  • subsidised gym membership
  • season ticket loan
  • flexible working, including opportunities to work from home/off site
  • generous contributions to a stakeholder pension scheme
  • training and development opportunities.

We are located a short walk from London King’s Cross station in a modern accessible building, overlooking Regent’s canal.

More about NCVO

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Refreshed on: 25 September 2021
Closed date: 10 October 2021
Tags: Project Management, Operations