If you share our passion for making the efforts, energy and resources of charities have a greater impact, then this is the right place for you. Below are our current opportunities for you to help us build a more effective charity sector. Please note: We reserve the right to close these vacancies prior to the application deadline once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Current opportunities

Deputy Head of Measurement and Evaluation Team (Maternity Cover) 

Closing date: 17 May 2019

Job reference: DH01 

About NPC 

NPC is recruiting for an experienced charity measurement or evaluation professional as Deputy Head of Measurement and Evaluation (Maternity Cover) to lead evaluation and learning projects, and work with the unit head to lead the Measurement and Evaluation unit.  

The Measurement and Evaluation unit is based in NPC’s Research and Consulting team, which works to improve the effectiveness of charities and funders through producing research and delivering consulting work for clients. It also works across the organisation to win, deliver, disseminate and promote research and client work. Our work is highly regarded in the sector, and we work with a range of clients including charities of all sizes, grant-making trusts, corporates, government and philanthropists. 

With a reputation for leadership through ideas, as well as expertise in working practically with charities and funders, we publish research and evaluation reports, thought pieces and practical guidance, and have helped numerous organisations and sectors to improve their effectiveness. 

About the role 

This is an exciting opportunity if you have a passion for evaluation and for making the charity sector more effective. You will primarily undertake large and small evaluation and learning projects for charities and funders, but also have plenty of chances to contribute to NPC’s wider thinking, profile and engagement in the sector. 

The ideal candidates will have a graduate degree 2:1 (or equivalent) and will have gained at least five years’ relevant experience in a consulting, research or evaluator role in professional services, public policy or the third sector. This experience should involve managing clients and acquiring new business or generating research funding. You will have excellent social research and evaluation skills, excellent large project management and stakeholder management skills, and be able to work flexibly and independently. 

Based in London. Maternity cover (expected 12 months contract). £37,000–£45,000 per annum plus benefits. 

Please click here to download a copy of the job description. 

How to apply 

We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of the application process, we ask that you complete an equal opportunities form. Information supplied will be treated in confidence. If you do not wish to complete the equal opportunities form, it will not influence your application in any way.  

To apply, please send: 

  • a cover letter providing your evidence of meeting the key skills and competencies noted above and in the job description 
  • your CV  
  • a completed equal opportunities form  

to recruitment@thinknpc.org before the deadline of midnight on 17 May 2019. Please include the job reference in the subject of your email along with where you saw the job advertisement. Your cover letter will be used in the initial screening of your application. First round interviews are scheduled for week commencing 27 May 2019, second round interviews are scheduled for week commencing 3 June 2019. 

Please note: We reserve the right to close these vacancies prior to the application deadline once a sufficient number of applications have been received.  


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