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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Docklands, United Kingdom
£38,022 to £43,403 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Location: Docklands Campus
Salary: Starting salary from £38,022 to £43,403 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type:  Full Time
Post Type:  Fixed Term
Contract End Date: Thursday 31 July 2025
Closing Date: Sunday 26 May 2024
Interview Date: Wednesday 12 June 2024
Reference: 0865-24-PS

University of East London

Founded in 1898, we at the University of East London (UEL) are proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About Us

Situated in the Student Engagement, Retention and Success Unit, the What Works Team aims to build the evidence base in access and participation. The team supports project leads across the student lifecycle to monitor, evaluate and report on the efficacy of projects designed to increase equity of opportunity in access, success and progression. As part of OfS regulation, the team works to deliver our ambitious evaluation strategy set out in our Access and Participation Plan.

About the Job

We are recruiting two Monitoring and Evaluation Officers to join the What Works team. As part of the What Works team, you will work with project leads to plan and deliver monitoring and evaluation strategies working cross-functionally across schools and departments. You will work collaboratively to share insights and contribute to an evaluative culture across the University. You will have a keen eye for research and evaluation methods, and the ability to design and conduct rigorous research essential to building a robust evidence base.

Through working in partnership with the Access and Participation Team, project leads, academic schools and colleagues across the university, you will support evidencing the impact of interventions across the programme.

The person carrying out the role will work dynamically to undertake qualitative and quantitative analysis of multiple sources of data to generate an understanding of what works and where practice can be improved, and to work with colleagues to make recommendations aimed at improving outcomes for students.

About You

You will have excellent research aptitudes, an analytical mindset, and a genuine commitment to using evaluation and evidence to improve equity of opportunity in higher education. To be successful in the role, you will have 

  • Knowledge of evaluating widening participation or student-facing initiatives within the UK Higher Education sector. 
  • Experience developing and embedding evaluation frameworks. 
  • Ability to draw conclusions from multiple sources of data to provide robust and meaningful insights, conclusions, and recommendations.  
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills particularly related to the presentation of complex data, evaluation reports, and research methods.

Benefits Package

Here are UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday (3 additional days over Christmas) plus bank holidays and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus scheme of up to £5,000 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on; Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

So, if you’d like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment and committed to success, we want you to apply today!

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification

To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.


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