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Senior Evaluation Officer

Posted: 1 Apr 2021 Closes: 25 Apr 2021
Flexible locations £32,115 per annum pro rata (£16,055) (plus LW if applicable),
Permanent & Full-time -1943291130

Senior Evaluation Officer

Job description
You'll manage RNIB's evaluation projects to ensure that the voice of the customer shapes RNIBs decisions; improves services and increases understanding of organisational impact.

The post holder will be required to lead complex evaluations and be able to apply learning to service design and provide detailed recommendations to support organisational decision making.

You'll frequently be required to exercise independent judgement and to work autonomously to progress team's evaluation projects.

Senior Evaluation Officer Responsibilities:
  • Manage RNIB's evaluation projects, both large and small scale, including projects where there may be external funding with external reporting requirements.
  • Develop and implement an approach for evaluating the overarching RNIB proposition across all services and touchpoints.
  • Design data collection tools, manage and undertake the collection, collation and analysis of UK wide management information, customer experience and impact data.
  • Manage, develop and maintain the team's self-evaluation systems, including the management of the team's referral process, assessing new work, leading cross organisational task groups, to help plan and implement internal evaluations.
  • Equip project managers and service leads across the organisation to embed monitoring and evaluation tools within the delivery of services.
  • Develop and deliver Insight training to build the organisations capacity, including application of Theory of Change, varied data collection methods, analysis and reporting.
  • Produce a range of high-quality insights and outputs to agreed deadlines and engage a wide range of internal stakeholders with findings and recommendations from ongoing evaluation insight projects.
  • Manage external suppliers and support in the commissioning of design and evaluation projects.
  • Assist and advise in the development of bids and proposals for external funding and sponsorship.
  • Lead on preparation of service content of RNIB's Annual Report.
  • Line manage project staff, teams and volunteers, as required.
  • Ensure that involvement of blind and partially sighted people is at the heart of everything we do and support the development of a Research Community in conjunction with RNIB Involvement Colleagues.
How to Apply

To be considered you MUST attach a cover letter!

If you would like to apply for this great job opportunity please review the documents linked, then click "Apply Online" at the bottom of this page and attach your CV and Cover Letter telling us how you meet the Specialist Skills, Knowledge and Experience criteria (Section 1 of the person specification). Guidance for completion can be found on each page of the application form.

We're the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) Scotland and we're here for everyone affected by sight loss. Working for us means working for one of the UK's biggest charities, supporting almost 200,000 people living with sight loss in Scotland, and together with UK colleagues ensuring meaningful change across the four countries of the UK.

RNIB is committed to being led by our customers (blind and partially sighted people), and one of the ways we do this is through active involvement and engagement in many of our work activities, including the recruitment of new members of staff.

Please be aware that blind and partially sighted volunteers may be involved in the recruitment and selection process for this vacancy; including reviewing job applications and CV's, shortlisting and interviews and selection tests.

RNIB is committed Equal Opportunities organisation and we welcome applications from people with sight loss.


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