27th March 2024

Evaluation Consultants

Location: Dundee, UK

Closing date: 24th April 2024


Urban Foresight is a forward-thinking consultancy. We work with ambitious clients around the world to improve lives, protect the environment, and create economic opportunities.


We are seeking experienced Evaluation Consultants to join our growing team.

You should apply if you are:

  • excited to be involved in cutting-edge projects that make a genuine difference in the world.
  • motivated to take a leading role in a growing business.
  • enjoy sharing your knowledge and working with passionate people.

Roles are available at all grades and will be based in our office in central Dundee.

The role  

You will build on our existing portfolio of projects, helping to win and deliver new contracts that require specialist evaluation services. This typically involves measuring the outcomes of client projects, identifying areas for improvement, and providing strategic recommendations for future projects.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • designing and implementing evaluation frameworks for diverse projects in areas such as innovation, sustainability, and improving health outcomes.
  • conducting qualitative and quantitative analyses to assess project outcomes, including stakeholder interviews, surveys, and data analysis.
  • identifying key performance indicators (KPIs), theories of change, and developing metrics to track project progress and success.
  • collaborating with project teams to integrate evaluation activities into project planning and implementation.
  • generating comprehensive evaluation reports with clear findings, conclusions, and recommendations for stakeholders.
  • presenting evaluation findings to clients and stakeholders, and facilitating discussions on implications for future projects.
  • business development and proposal writing to secure new contracts
  • tracking emerging trends and best practices in evaluation methodologies, and the sectors in which we work.

Skills and experience 

We are keen to meet candidates from a range of backgrounds and with different levels of experience.

The ideal candidates will have a strong background in evaluation methodologies, data analysis, and consultancy.

You would also have:

  • a university degree
  • experience of working as an external consultant to public and private sector clients
  • proven experience in designing and conducting evaluations for projects or programmes, preferably in sectors related to our work (e.g. economic development, transport, innovation, net zero, health and social care)
  • strong analytical skills with proficiency in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner
  • experience of business development, bid writing, and securing new contracts
  • ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects and deadlines effectively.

About Urban Foresight 

Urban Foresight is a mission driven business that works with ambitious clients around the world on projects to improve lives, protect the environment and deliver new economic opportunities.

Our success is based on a multi-disciplinary team with shared values and diverse expertise across a range of sectors.

We think deeply about how to turn good ideas into great projects that can have a lasting and transformational impact.

The ideal candidate will be excited about what we do and keen to contribute to our mission to make good things happen.

How to apply 

Applications should be made in the form of a full CV and covering letter sent to: people@urbanforesight.org by 24th April 2024.

Please indicate in your covering letter your salary expectations and notice period.

Urban Foresight strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons. As part of this commitment, consideration will be given to requests for part-time working in this role, subject to this satisfying the required business need.

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