Head of Evaluation

Team: Research and Development

Salary: £40,000-£50,000 per annum (pro rata)

Location: Leicester / London / Flexible working arrangements possible

Full-time role / Flexibility or part-time considered

We’re looking to recruit a Head of Evaluation to join the team. This is a key role within Learning and Work Institute, with responsibility for designing and delivering rigorous research and evaluation projects across learning, skills and employment.

The role involves leading the design, development and dissemination of high-quality evaluations and evidence reviews; managing budgets and resources; working effectively with team members, partners, funders and other stakeholders; and ensuring that our work makes an impact on policy and practice.

The ideal candidate will bring strong knowledge and experience of a range of analytical and evaluation techniques, a track record of delivering projects, building networks and an interest in the policy context for learning, skills and employment.

We are committed to equality and diversity and encourage applications from all under-represented groups in society.

L&W is a Silver Investor in People award holder, committed to equal opportunities and staff development including support for formal qualifications when applicable.

L&W prides itself on being a supportive and flexible employer. We recognise the importance of work-life balance for our staff and will consider flexible working arrangements.


The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 5 July 2021.

Applicants should submit a CV and a separate personal statement demonstrating how they meet the essential criteria for the role. Your application must be submitted via the GatenbySanderson website at www.gatenbysanderson.com. Please see the application pack for more information.

Should you require any adjustments to participate in this recruitment process, please make this clear when you apply.