Monitoring and Evaluation Officer x 2 for the South East Hampshire Rapid Transit (SEHRT) and Air Quality (AQ) Programmes
1 to work on the SEHRT Programme and 1 to work on the AQ Programme
Portsmouth City Council
At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.
With a little over 207,000 residents and 8,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.
Your New Role
As the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, you will be part of the Regeneration Directorate and you will support the SEHRT Programme Tranche 2 and the Air Quality (AQ) Programme in delivery of the monitoring and evaluation plans and benefits realisation. Moreover, there will be the requirement to support the programme management functions by collating, analysing and presenting information to inform the delivery.
You will manage processes for programme management and evaluation, reporting and governance, as well as be the subject expert on the link between the benefits of the programmes and their monitoring and evaluation plans. You will assist with the set up of clear processes that enable decision making by the Managers, and you will update mechanisms that allow for critical issues to be highlighted, thus allowing for effective programme management. You will assess for data quality issues and set clear processes that address them, as well as develop/update key programme information within the GIS platform.
What you’ll need to succeed
For this post you will need to be educated to relevant degree level or have demonstrable equivalent professional experience. You should have experience of utilising and analysing qualitative and quantitative data sources, as well as well-developed skills for coordination and liaising with relevant parties. You should have experience of developing monitoring and evaluation tools and undertaking transport project appraisals. You will be able to communicate messages clearly, concisely and at a level appropriate to the audience, who may not be specialists in data analytics or projects. You will need to have the ability to represent the service at meetings with integrity and confidence and demonstrate high levels of verbal communication and reasoning. You will also need excellent writing skills and be able to work independently and proactively. General IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft applications is essential and understanding of Geographic Information Systems is desirable.
What you’ll get in return
As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. Annual leave starts at 26 days going up to 30 days and staff discounts for travel and local shops. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career.
To make sure your application is above the rest and for full job details, please review the “Job Profile” to ensure your application matches the requirements of the role and you fully demonstrate how you meet the points on the job profile. If you wish to send a CV, please consider a cover letter outlining why you are the perfect candidate for this position.
Interviews will be held on 1st October.
We look forward to speaking with you soon.