Programme Evaluation Assistant - maternity cover

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Job Description

Job Title: Programme Evaluation Assistant (maternity cover)
Hours: 0.6 FTE
Location: Central London, office based
Line Manager: Head of Programmes and Evaluation
Salary: £23,000–£25,000 per annum (pro rata) depending on experience
Pension: Wikimedia UK offers a pension scheme
Benefits: 25 days annual leave (pro rata) plus public holidays
Purpose of job: To provide administrative support for Wikimedia UK activities, with focus on its programmes and reporting.

Main Duties

1. Office support

  • To work with the Membership, Fundraising and Operations Assistant in acting as a first point of contact to persons approaching Wikimedia UK office via all channels. To efficiently and appropriately disseminate information on Wikimedia UK to enquiries.

2. Programme support

  • To provide professional administrative support to the smooth operation of the programme of activities, including logistical support for events
  • To play a key role in monitoring, evaluation and reporting; working with the Head of Programmes and Evaluation to ensure the timely collection and accurate reporting of both quantitative and qualitative data
  • To support the Head of Programmes and Evaluation on any other aspects of programme development, delivery and evaluation To provide administrative support to the Chief Executive for programme-related activities, as required
  • To support volunteers who collaborate with Wikimedia UK on programmes - particularly with regards to logistics and reporting

4. General

  • Work to achieve individual and team outcomes, supporting other members of the team with their projects when necessary.
  • Support inter-chapter collaboration in knowledge sharing.
  • Any other such duties as may from time to time be assigned, including leading on projects.
  • This is an outline job description and should not be regarded as an inflexible specification. Priorities may change along with service needs and new duties introduced after consultation with the post holder.


  • Experience of programme reporting, including monitoring and evaluating based on provided data
  • Experience of providing administrative and logistical support to the programme activities of an organisation
  • Experience of communicating effectively, including writing skills
  • Experience of working effectively within an office environment, using initiative and prioritising own workload

Skills and Abilities

  • High level of accuracy with a thorough and methodical approach
  • Excellent software skills, including word-processing, spreadsheets and databases
  • Flexible approach, with the capability to be a team player
  • Ability to work tactfully, sensitively and effectively
  • Some appreciation and understanding of open knowledge and the work of Wikimedia UK