Evaluation and Monitoring Manager
The Evaluation and Monitoring Manager will lead and implement the delivery of the monitoring and evaluation framework for the Cultural Programme, working with contracted Evaluation Supplier(s). They will help evidence the impact of a 6-month cultural festival for the region, and tell the story that leads to lasting legacy. A confident evaluation processional, they will be experienced in delivering evaluation frameworks and a range of evaluation techniques & practices. They will also ensure the needs and expectations of funders & stakeholders are met and be confident in producing evaluation reports. Working closely with the broader Culture Team, they will play a critical role in ensuring the impact and learning from the Cultural Programme is well evidenced and disseminated.
- Oversee the development and delivery of the Evaluation Framework & delivery plan for the Cultural Programme.
- Undertake agreed elements of the evaluation delivery plan, working closely with procured Evaluation Supplier(s).
- Manage the contractual relationship with Evaluation Supplier (s, managing delivery against milestones, risks & issues and progress.
- Confident in compiling, analysing and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data to support evaluation needs.
- Ability to select relevant data analysis techniques and reporting mechanisms as required for evaluation methodology(s).
- Implementing monitoring systems and monitoring tools.
- Support the Partnerships & Development Manager in evaluation reporting and stewardship of funders and stakeholders.
- Confident in reporting internally on monitoring & evaluation and sharing learning with colleagues.
- Understanding of and ability to feed into the broader Games Wide Evaluation plans.
- Support overall planning and delivery, for example, updating GANTT planning charts, risk & issue registers, project management cycles and tracking key milestones.
- Contribute to OC Integrated Planning processes and risk management.
- Help raise ambition across social value, legacy, sustainability, inclusion and access in all aspects of the role.
Skills & Experience Required
- Fluent in spoken and written English.
- Educated to degree level or equivalent work experience in this field.
- Understanding of the principles of Evaluation Design and Theory of Change.
- In-depth knowledge of research and evaluation methods, tools and techniques.
- Strong analytical skills in quantitative and qualitative data collation and ability to interpret data & data trends.
- Experience of a range of evaluation techniques - from creative evaluation to economic impact modelling.
- Experience of action research or other participatory evaluation methodologies.
- Evidence of ongoing personal and professional development activities.
- Knowledge and/or experience of cultural & heritage sectors.
- Knowledge and experience of public funders and their strategies (i.e. Arts Council England, National Lottery Heritage Fund, Spirit of 2012).
We will consider a secondment for this job role.
Salary: £37,500-40,000 per annum
This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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