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Analysis and Evaluation Manager

6 November 2020

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Location: TBC (initially working from home as per Government guidelines)
Salary Target: £55,191
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: 19th November 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Delivery & Strategy team at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

The Authority was established in March 2017 as a result of powers being devolved to it by Central Government most particularly in regard to securing major developments and improvements in respect of Transport, Housing, Education and Skills across the region with a vision to make Cambridgeshire and Peterborough the leading place in the world to learn, live and work.

Job Summary
To support the Combined Authority’s decision-making, strategy development, performance management, and evaluation activity with excellent economic evidence, data and analysis.

Key Responsibilities

  • To maintain an evidence base of up to date economic data and analysis to support the Combined Authority in its work
  • To lead the Authority's evaluation of its programme and projects, including leading engagement with external evaluation exercises in consultation with the Director
  • To support colleagues with evidence and analysis to aid decision-making, enable performance monitoring, and underpin evaluation
  • To act as the Combined Authority's centre of expertise in economic analysis
  • To present data in accessible ways for the benefit of members, stakeholders and the public
  • To liaise with expert colleagues in stakeholder organisations and central government
  • To develop the Authority's wider capacity to carry out analysis and modelling in support of colleagues


  • At ease with manipulating and interpreting economic data
  • Good written communication skills
  • Good skills in the visual representation of data
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to simplify and analyse complex concepts and communicate them effectively to non-specialists
  • Ability to work independently to set priorities and manage workload

Qualifications and Knowledge

  • Honours degree (minimum 2:1), and/or post-graduate diploma and/or master's degree in economics or a related numerate discipline, or equivalent qualification/expertise
  • Excellent analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative
  • A good understanding of relevant micro and macroeconomic principles, and their application 
  • Familiarity with public sector frameworks for project appraisal and evaluation
  • Good previous knowledge of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough economy
  • A post-graduate qualification in economies or a related numerate discipline

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Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who values diversity and promotes equality. CPCA does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other basis covered by Equality Act 2010. All employment is decided on qualifications, merit, and business need and we encourage applications from all sections of society. If you would like any reasonable adjustments or additional arrangements, please contact us via the details below.

For further information or for an informal discussion about the role please contact Sabina Mahmood HR Advisor/ Martin Jaynes HR Manager on 01480 277180 or email recruitment@cambridgeshirepeterborough-ca.gov.uk

Please submit CVs with a covering letter to recruitment@cambridgeshirepeterborough-ca.gov.uk