Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Co-ordinator
£28,912 per annum, 35 hours per week, Fixed Term until 31 December 2019
Who Cares? Scotland is Scotland’s only national independent membership organisation for care experienced people. We want to secure a lifetime of equality, respect and love for care experienced people by 2022 in Scotland.
We have a unique opportunity for a skilled and creative researcher to join our Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Team. This is a new post created in response to the growing need to understand the attribution and causality of the impact of Who Cares? Scotland’s activities across the nation.
The post requires curiosity, sociological imagination, creativity and flexibility in evidencing change while maintaining methodological and ethical rigour. A strong background in impact evaluation, both in theory and in practice, is essential. Strong research skills, especially in the subject of marginalised groups, are also essential. Strong numeracy and influencing skills are important along with self-confidence, self-motivation and the ability to work at a range of levels across a complex and dynamic organisation. Extensive skills and knowledge of data analysis and data mining utilising the Microsoft Office suite are essential.
The post holder will support the coordination of evaluation, planning and quality assurance of Who Cares? Scotland’s projects, with a specific focus on the Communities that Care Project in Renfrewshire, which is in year three of its five-year funding. They will also help to develop suitable reporting mechanisms on outcomes data and additionally will hold key responsibility for sharing learning and making it accessible to care experienced members; local and national government; the third sector agencies and funders. Clear, creative and diverse communications skills are required to fulfil this aspect of the role.
The post will be based between our Glasgow and Paisley offices.
Closing date for applications: Friday 22 June at 12 noon
First stage interviews will be held on Tuesday 3 July, and second stage on Thursday 5 July in Glasgow
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