Research and Evaluation Manager (Scotland)

Cycling UK

Home based in Scotland or Edinburgh/Glasgow
£30,000 pro rata

Paid • Full or Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Monday, 23rd July 2018   3 days left

We need you ............ we are looking to recruit a Research and Evaluation Manager in Scotland to manage and deliver the evaluation of Cycling UK projects, providing research and analysis expertise where required to show the impact of our work. The deadline for applications is 12.00 Monday 23 July and interviews will be held on Tuesday 31 July in either Glasgow or Edinburgh which is to be confirmed.

Purpose of Role:

To manage and deliver the monitoring and evaluation of Cycling UK projects in Scotland, providing research and analysis expertise where required, to show the impact of our work

Scope of Role:

The postholder will work with the Head of Development Scotland, Project Managers, Development Officers and the Director of Development to plan and deliver the monitoring, evaluation and research aspects of our behaviour change projects - Big Bike Revival, Play Together on Pedals and WheelNess – that seek to support more people to cycle in communities across Scotland.

Specific Duties:

  1. Develop our current evaluation frameworks to ensure that we are effectively capturing the evidence required to demonstrate the impact of our programmes,
  2. Ensure that our monitoring, evaluation and research is fit for purpose and strategically aligned, focusing on the collaborative work with our national partners and Transport Scotland
  3. Work closely with the Head of Development Scotland and the Big Bike Revival Communications Manager to communicate the impact of our programmes to the public and our members, as well as stakeholders, funders and partners
  4. Work with the Head of Development Scotland to contribute to the development of project proposals and funding bids
  5. Conduct oversee or commission the elements needed to deliver evaluation and research (e.g. data collection, statistical analysis, transcription)
  6. Be responsible for project budgets associated with their projects, including negotiating/agreeing budgets, financial management and invoicing.
  7. To communicate and engage with partner organisations involved in the project delivery
  8. To work closely with the Head of Comms to help produce evaluation data for the Cycling UK annual report and a Scotland Impact report
  9. To work closely with relevant partners, stakeholders, projects and programmes
  10. To follow and abide by Cycling UK’s policies and procedures as detailed in the Staff Manual at all time including Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities and Confidentiality.
  11. To act as an ambassador for Cycling UK at all times.
  12. Other duties as may be specified by your Line Manager, Senior Management Team or by the Chief Executive from time to time.
  13. Some weekend and out of hours’ work may be necessary.

For further information and to apply please see our website here.

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