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NEACO Data and Evaluation Analyst (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for the post of Network for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach (neaco) Data and Evaluation Analyst. The post holder will be one of two Data and Evaluation Analysts in the team, who together have responsibility for monitoring progress and measuring the impact of activities delivered by the neaco project.

This post is part of the National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP), an Office for Students funded project which aims to increase the number of young people from low participation neighbourhoods entering higher education. As part of this national project, the University of Cambridge is acting as the lead for a consortium of Higher Education Institutions and other stakeholders across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

The neaco Data and Evaluation Analyst will be responsible for managing the data collected for the neaco project, to enable tracking of student engagement and progression. This includes agreeing data to be collected by partner universities and colleges and coordinating its transmission to a central database, the Higher Education Access Tracker (HEAT). S/he will then analyse the quality and consistency of data in the database, and continuously develop processes and systems to ensure that they are as efficient as possible. S/he will also work closely with the other Data and Evaluation Analyst in the team to facilitate meaningful analysis of the project's performance for management information and reporting.

Additional information regarding the role can be found within the further particulars. Your application should clearly set out how you meet the criteria listed in the person profile (the knowledge, skills and experience required for the role) along with relevant examples. Candidates will be shortlisted based upon these criteria.

To apply online for this vacancy, please visit If you are unable to apply online or wish to make an informal enquiry about the post, please contact Jenny O'Hare, neaco Project Coordinator on 01223 336184 (

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 October 2021 in the first instance.

The closing date for applications is 22nd September 2019 and interviews are planned to take place on 1st October 2019

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

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