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Reference: 71071

Date Added: 15 May 2019
Closing Date: 2 June 2019

Job Title: Evidence and Evaluation Officer

Working For: Historic England

Location: London

Salary: £31,848-£34,532 plus benefits

Job Details

As our new Evidence and Evaluation Officer, you will be working in the Socio-economic Analysis and Evaluation team, gathering and analysing information relating to the economic and social value of the historic environment. You will also be involved in projects that measure the performance and impact of Historic England and its projects and activities.

In this role, you will help to make the case for the historic environment through published advocacy-focussed research, including our annual publication, Heritage Counts. You will help to ensure that govenrment stakeholders including DCMS, Cabinet Office, HM Treasury and other relevant Departments have summaries of data and evidence delivered in ways that robustly demonstrate the value of heritage and the historic environment. You will also help to develop the Public Value Framework, supporting the evaluation of projects and programmes and developing reliable measures of performance. You will work with colleagues to ensure that data are being analysed and properly factored into the Framework.

To be successful in this role, you will have experience of research, evaluation and data analysis. You will have good knowledge of social science research methods and techniques, with the ability to interpret and analyse quantitative and qualitative data and use this to draw useful insights. You are proficient in Excel, and hold a breadth of IT skills, including Word and PowerPoint. A good team player, you are able to support colleagues, work and think independently, and be able to deal effectively and persuasively with a wide range of people at all levels.

We will provide you with the support, development and training required to enable you to achieve your goals. We offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme, 28 days holiday, corporate discounts, free entry into English Heritage sites as well as the flexibility in your working day to build a strong work-life balance.

Historic England is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you.

Closing Date: 2 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

The deadline for applications is Midnight on the closing date.

Interviews are likely to take place w/c 10th June, 2019 in our London Offices.

Start date: ASAP

Application Details

A full Job Description and details about applying can be found on our website:


Website: https://historicengland.org.uk

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