Research and Evaluation Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,463
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th October 2021

  • Advertised from 8th September 2021
  • 34 hours per week. Pension: 10% employer contribution.


Location: 166 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 2LW (homeworking while Covid-19 restrictions are in place)

Responsible to: The Executive Director

The post is fixed term, funded until 30 September 2023, with potential extension depending on funding.

Close the Gap values diversity in our workforce and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. Flexible working options are available for this role.


To support the delivery of Close the Gap’s employer accreditation programme, Equally Safe at Work, by monitoring and evaluating its implementation in a range of sectors. Equally Safe at Work supports employers to develop gender-sensitive employment practice to advance gender equality at work and prevent violence against women. To work closely with the Programme Manager to develop and deliver an evaluation plan, and design and deliver data gathering processes for Equally Safe at Work and related work. To gather and analyse data from employers and employees to inform monitoring and evaluation.


We’re looking for someone with experience of evaluating policy or projects to join our team to support the delivery of Equally Safe at Work, Close the Gap’s employer accreditation programme. Committed to women’s labour market equality, you’ll be working closely with Equally Safe at Work colleagues to evaluate the accreditation programme in local government, NHS boards, third sector employers and Scottish Government. You’ll be developing and implementing an evaluation plan and gathering quantitative and qualitative data from employers and employees. You’ll also be writing research and evaluation reports and developing case studies.

Organisation profile

Close the Gap is Scotland’s policy advocacy organisation working on women’s labour market participation. We work strategically with policymakers, employers and unions to address the causes of women’s inequality at work.

Application notes

Electronic applications must be submitted using our online application form which you can find on our website at

If you are unable to use an online application process, please contact us at

The deadline for applications is 10 October 2021.

You will be notified by 27 October 2021 if you have been selected for interview.

It is anticipated that the interviews will take place remotely during the week commencing 1 November 2021.

Close the Gap (SCIO) (known as Close the Gap) is a Scottish charity, no SC046842.