Evaluation Analyst

Ev Analyst job app pack

£24,037 – £26,374 pro-rata

Part time

Deadline: 1st May, 12pm

Role and Responsibilities

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced person to join a vibrant Scottish Charity working to promote parent child relationships from generation to generation. This post is being funded by a Scottish Government Grant until 31st March 2025.  This post will contribute to the vision of Mellow Parenting: “We want every child, wherever they are in the world, to be part of a safe and nurturing family that will allow them and future generations the best possible start in life.” 

We need someone who is passionate about how evaluation makes a global difference in infant, child, maternal and paternal mental health and parent child Interaction.

You should have a thorough working knowledge of both Qualtrics and Excel, and a good understanding of the importance of using evaluation measures within applied research in real life settings.  

Experience of using validated assessments to measure mental health and wellbeing would be really helpful. We are looking for someone who can bring the evidence alive by making it super easy to understand and share with all stakeholders through a wide range of channels.  You will work with our Team to share our evidence. 

Key roles and responsibilities within this post will be:

  • Working with and providing the CEO and Development Officer data on Funded outcomes. 
  • Responsible for documenting and improving on the existing  Mellow Parenting Evaluation Framework. 
  • Responsible for ensuring all evaluation data is maintained and kept up to date. 
  • Provide regular evaluation updates that can be used to promote Mellow activities and impact on workforce, parents and children
  • Support national and international Mellow Practitioners to evidence their outcomes.
  • Provide practitioners with an end of group of evaluation reports with outcomes. 
  • Working with international partners to develop culturally appropriate evaluation questionnaires.
  • Assist Practitioners to achieve accreditation with the evaluation component.
  • Translate the evidence gathered from routine data into accessible platforms to be shared with all stakeholders.
  • Work with partners to utilise and publish/disseminate routine data gathered through the Evaluation Framework
    in an innovative easy to understand way.
  • Evaluate new programmes and trainings for effectiveness.
  • Maintain and develop new partnerships with Universities. 
  • Devise and implement a 4-6-week volunteer programme to support the write up of Evaluation reports.
  • Attend relevant conferences, exhibiting, doing presentations, networking and being the Mellow Parenting representative.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Minimum 2.1 in relevant discipline: Public Health/Research/Analysis/Statistics/Mathematics or relevant experience


  • Thorough working knowledge/experience in Qualtrics 
  • Thorough working knowledge/experience in Excel 
  • Research & evaluation skills, including literature reviews, use of stats packages, management of qualitative data and qualitative analysis.
  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisational and team management skills.
  • High degree of computer literacy including familiarity with MS Office/Statistical packages.
  • Experienced in working with confidential information.
  • Able to work flexibly and effectively under pressure to meet fluctuating deadlines.
  • Able to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Willingness to undergo full Disclosure checks. 
  • Ability to break down data in an understandable format.


  • Previously written and published an academic research paper.
  • Have existing knowledge and understanding of Mellow Parenting as an organisation or willing to learn.  
  • Understand the role of cultural and contextual relevance when conducting applied research.