Evaluation Analyst (TCF)

Evaluation Analyst (TCF) - Grade J – £30,948 pa (2020 award pending) - Leeds City Centre (currently working remotely) - Permanent - Closing date 16 August 2020

Evaluation Analyst (TCF)

Grade J – £30,948 pa (2020 award pending)

Leeds City Centre (currently working remotely)


Closing date – 16 August 2020

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We are currently seeking to appoint an Evaluation Analyst for our Research and Intelligence team. You will work in a new team tasked with managing the evaluation work program for the £317m LCR Transforming Cities Fund (TCF) Programme.

The Leeds City Region has been successful in securing one of the largest TCF awards in the country. It is an exciting and ambitious programme of transport infrastructure aimed at reducing reliance on car travel and increasing and improving infrastructure for public transport and cycling and walking. This programme is vital in meeting our commitment to become a net zero carbon city region.

The role

Reporting to the new Evaluation Team Leader you will support TCF programme evaluations and assurance framework activity. You will work with stakeholders across the city region to develop, commission and manage a range of project and programme evaluations.

You will provide expert advice and guidance to programme and project managers throughout activity and development to ensure that an effective approach to evaluation is identified at the outset and that this approach is cascaded through the development phase and that an appropriate monitoring framework is adopted. Happy to challenge external consultants and internal commissioners to ensure that evaluations are appropriate, rigorous and represent value for money.

Review at the Role Profile provided for more information about the responsibilities.

About you

You will be an ambitious, results-focused individual, proficient at managing multiple projects and working flexibly. Key requirements:

  • You will be or have been working on corporate evaluation team’s programme of work ensuring the co-ordination of Assurance Framework project evaluation and ongoing program level impact evaluation work.
  • Worked on evaluating project and schemes ensuring all funding is consistent with recognised national guidance and methodologies.
  • You have been involved in project evaluations to support stakeholders in ensuring the organisation can deliver high quality evaluation strategies and economic impact assessments.
  • Ability and confidence to advise senior figures both within and outside the organisation on procurement and financial responsibilities.

Our offer

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • 28 Days Holiday plus bank holidays
  • Generous Employer-Contribution Pension Scheme,
  • Free Travel on rail and buses with the M-Card,
  • Flexible Working Practises with Health & Wellbeing initiatives to ensure you achieve the best work/life balance and career goals.

What next

To submit your application, upload your CV and covering letter at http://www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/jobs/ by 11:55pm on 16 August 2020.

Further Information

For further information about the role, please contact Patrick Bowes on patrick.bowes@westyorks-ca.gov.uk

Applicants with a disability are guaranteed an interview, subject to the minimum criteria being met.

We want you to feel confident that we are the right fit for you. Colleagues have provided written case studies to provide an insight into their professional background and day-to-day responsibilities, which can be found on here.

The Combined Authority’s aim is to attract people from diverse backgrounds to build on our inclusive culture.  We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

We are committed to inclusivity and will consider requests for flexible working including part time and job share arrangements.

Candidates will be notified of invitation to interview by e-mail and interviews will be carried out either by phone or video interview.

Please note that whilst it is our policy to recruit at SP1 for all appointments, each role includes career salary progression, with incremental increases applicable in most cases, on an annual basis. The annual pay award for the financial year 2020/21 is still pending and could result in a positive change to the salary brackets

Given the high volumes of applications we receive we are unable to respond to every applicant, therefore if you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Candidate information will be retained by the Combined Authority for six months unless you make a request for this to be deleted.