31 August 2022
£38,533 per annum
Home Based

Evaluation Consultant

Salary: £38,533 per annum, rising to £40,562 after 12 months in London (or £34,695 per annum rising to £36,721 after 12 months outside of London)

Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week)

Contract: Permanent

Location: Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London N1, with flexibility to regularly work from home/home-based, with occasional travel to the office in line with NCVO’s flexible working policy or home working policy (if outside London).

Closing date: 31 August 2022

Shortlisting date: 1 September 2022
Interviews: 7-8 September 2022

NCVO is transforming the way it works. With a new strategic direction and leadership team, we’re determined to work with our members so that charities and volunteering can thrive. As the country recovers from the covid-19 pandemic and renews itself, charities and volunteering aren’t just vital support systems for communities in need – they’re at the heart of how people want to lead their lives.

As a consultant, you’ll deliver a mixture of training and consultancy projects focusing on impact, evaluation and strategy. Using your skills and experience, you’ll help organisations improve their work, better demonstrate the difference they make, and plan for the future.

Being a consultant is a highly varied and rewarding role. Our projects are often bespoke – we support the largest national bodies to the smallest local workers – and this role is highly diverse. As a consultant, you’ll work independently and with others at NCVO. We work hard in our team, but we know that a work-life balance is important. Many staff in our team work flexibly to accommodate families and other commitments and interests.

We’re looking for a confident and dynamic person to join our friendly and growing team. You’ll:

- be flexible, highly organised and good at juggling the demands of this role
- have a good knowledge of the voluntary sector
- have experience in supporting organisations in evaluation as well as undertaking research or evaluation.
- This is a great opportunity to learn more about how to use consultancy and training to make organisations more effective.

NCVO is fully committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in our sector. We want this to be reflected in the diversity of the people who work for us and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and identities. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented at NCVO. As part of our commitment to employing disabled people, all disabled candidates who meet the minimum requirement for all competencies on the person specification, will be guaranteed an interview.

If you have access needs or require reasonable adjustments as part of the recruitment process, please let us know.

Job information

- Background information (PDF, 198KB)
- Job description (PDF, 174KB)

How to apply

Please complete both parts of the application, quoting the reference EC, and email to

- NCVO job application form – 1 of 2 (Word, 200KB)
- NCVO job application form – 2 of 2 (Word, 200KB)

If you have any queries regarding our vacancies or experience any issues downloading or submitting your application form, please email

About NCVO

NCVO supports volunteering and charities.

We believe that the work of volunteers and charities make our communities stronger and the world around us better, for everyone.

Our members are at the heart of our mission. We work collaboratively with our 17,000-strong network of national and local charities and voluntary organisations. We share practical support and new insight so that people and organisations can focus on making a difference. And we work alongside our members to ensure that the essential role of volunteers and charities is widely recognised.

NCVO is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone. Charity No. 225922

Benefits for NCVO employees

NCVO offers attractive benefits including:

- 25 days’ annual leave (for full-time staff and pro-rata for part-time staff)
- the option to purchase up to five more days each year
- the option to take 35 hours of volunteering leave per year
- subsidised gym membership
- season ticket loan
- flexible working, including opportunities to work from home/off site
- monthly homeworking allowance for permanent homeworkers
- generous contributions to a stakeholder pension scheme
- training and development opportunities.

We’re located a short walk from London King’s Cross station in a modern accessible building, overlooking Regent’s canal.


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