Circa £33,000 per annum (Inner London Weighting)
Closing date
Friday, 1 December, 2017
Interview date
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017
Job type

Ref: SR001 | London | 35 hours per week

We are looking for an experienced Senior Evaluation Officer with excellent knowledge of evaluation methodologies who can lead on a range of projects across the organisation. The post will offer variety, challenge, and the chance to help raise the profile of evaluation across the organisation by improving our evaluation practices.

Reporting to the Head of Evaluation and Impact, the Senior Evaluation Officer will enable the Stroke Association to make better use of evaluation activity to improve and demonstrate our impact so that we can maximise the difference we make for people affected by stroke.

More specifically the post-holder will:

  • Work with the Head of Evaluation and Impact to build the role and reputation of evaluation across the organisation by ensuring that we have appropriate, meaningful and useful evidence to enable learning and improvement
  • Design and manage internal evaluation for a range of services and projects by supporting staff across the organisation to evaluate their activities and capture the difference made for people affected by stroke.
  • Develop and deliver learning opportunities that upskill staff to be able to capture and use evaluation and impact data.

You will be;

  • Skilled at designing and delivering evaluation projects, with demonstrable abilities in applying quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
  • Experienced at supporting others to plan meaningful evaluation, including knowledge of using theories of change and the development of evaluation frameworks.
  • Experienced at analysing and disseminating evidence for a range of different audiences.
  • Able to communicate the benefits of evaluation and to enable others to plan for and use evaluation approaches effectively.
  • Able to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines, being highly organised and independent.

This is a new and varied role with good scope for development over time.


Please complete and submit the application formCVs will not be accepted. For assistance in completing the form please refer to the guidance.

Email the completed application form to by the closing date 1 December 2017. Interviews to be held 12 December 2017.

The Stroke Association is an equal opportunities employer, to enable us to fulfil our responsibilities please complete the equal opportunities form and email it to which is managed by our HR team. Do not send it with your application or send your application to this email address.

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In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the date stated above in order to prevent the number of applications received being unmanageable. You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered.

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About us

We are the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke.

There are over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK. Almost two thirds have a disability and one third rely on others for help, making stroke one of the biggest causes of disability.

We are continually working to improve the lives of stroke survivors and their families who deserve the very best treatment and care. We deliver amazing, life-changing support to over 60,000 stroke survivors and their families each year. We also fund research to find better treatments, campaign for better stroke care and help people understand how to spot and prevent stroke. This work is made possible by more than 4,000 talented volunteers and staff, our fantastic supporters and our strong relationships with the stroke clinical and research community.

We work with integrity, demonstrating our values as one combined passionate, innovative, respectful and professional team.

Together we can conquer stroke.