EH12, Edinburgh

£26,985 per annum

Permanent

84014CHJ

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Job Description

Sustrans, the charity that's making it easier for people to walk and cycle, is seeking to fill the following key vacancy within our Research & Monitoring unit:

Senior Evaluation Officer, Research & Monitoring Unit

(SUS2568)

£26,985 per annum

37.5 hours per week – based in Edinburgh

Sustrans Research & Monitoring Unit provides evidence on sustainable and active travel that is transparent and authoritative and which influences and shapes policy, practice and behaviour across the UK.  These two roles will play an important part in developing our understanding of active travel in Scotland with responsibilities for evaluating major infrastructure programmes and leading aspects of our work focused on school travel and will include developing and managing a small team as well as overseeing aspects of our wider programme of monitoring, evaluation and appraisal work.

We are seeking creative, passionate and experienced individuals to join our team.  If you have a good understanding of best practice in monitoring and evaluation techniques, have demonstrable project management skills and are a great communicator with the ability to present technical information in a clear way this could be the opportunity for you.  You will be able to draw on a wide range of research methods and apply them to real world projects, have strong analytical skills, experience of working with partners and clients and know how to get the best out of others both through line management and task supervision.  You will also be committed to the promotion of active and sustainable travel.

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 14 January 2019.  Interviews will take place in Edinburgh during week commencing Monday 28 January 2019.

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.  We welcome applications from people with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.