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Employers looking to fill positions in program monitoring and evaluation and performance measurement can submit job ads here. This service is available to members and non-members. 

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Senior Research Advisor
Behavioural Insights (Australia) Pty Ltd
Deadline: 5pm Sunday 20th October 2019

  • You will work with the Behavioural Insights Team, also known as the nudge unit, a world leading organisation and the first organisation dedicated to applying behavioural science to policy.
  • You'll get to work on a huge range of interesting projects across policy areas.
  • You'll be working with a bunch of talented individuals with expertise across economics, psychology, neuroscience, political science and anthropology.

Further details including how to apply.


 

Research Consultant
CIRCA Research
Deadline: Thursday 31st October 2019

CIRCA is looking for an experienced, highly motivated and dedicated Consultant to join our small Sydney team, in a full-time position. CIRCA is a market leader in social research and evaluation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

At CIRCA we provide our employees with excellent working conditions, a modern, respectful, collaborative culture, on-going support, and a family-friendly environment accommodating a range of personal circumstances.

To apply, please send a cover letter, your responses to the selection criteria, and your CV to: Jessica Willis, 16 Eveleigh St, Redfern NSW 2016, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Enquiries: Lena Etuk, CIRCA Manager, Research & Evaluation, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. +61 2 8585 1330

Position Description


 

Organisational Outcomes and Evaluations Lead
Relationships Australia South Australia
Deadline: 9:00am on Monday 28th October 2019

Relationships Australia South Australia (RASA) is a dynamic community services organisation that delivers a broad range of programs and services. RASA has a fantastic opportunity for an Organisational Outcomes and Evaluations Lead to to take on a wide, interesting and rewarding role. This role is part of a Research and Evaluation team which perform research that looks at the effectiveness of RASA’s service delivery, screening and evaluation tools and RASA training programs.

The Organisational Outcomes and Evaluation Lead will help answer these three crucial questions: ‘How much did we do? How well did we do it? Is anyone better off?’ To do that, you will contribute to the full range of the team’s qualitative and quantitative research activities, including the design, collection, interpreting and presenting of findings.

You are “data positive”, always curious and able to think through problems logically. You’ve got great communication skills and the ability to pitch messages to different audiences.

We are an organisation that values evaluation. A recent independent audit of RASA found, “The role of data, evaluation and research to support quality and drive innovation is very impressive.” This position is a 12 month parental leave cover but we are looking for applicants who are keen to help us grow our evaluation capacity. This is a great role to build your career in a fun, fast paced environment that works hard to deliver valuable outcomes to the organisation.

Senior Project Officer - Monitoring and Evaluation
Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Deadline: Monday 21st October 2019

About the Role:

As the Senior Project Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation), you will support the Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation in developing the strategic evaluation framework for the Resources Regulator. You will be responsible for delivering high quality evaluation projects for the Regulator to inform strategic decision making and continuous improvement initiatives.   

As a strategic thinker with strong analytical, problem-solving and project management skills and with an ability to work both independently and with others, you will fit in well with the rest of highly motivated Monitoring and Evaluation team.

To be successful for this role, you will also have excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate with various key stakeholders.

Essential requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience and or tertiary qualifications in evaluation, research and analysis or regulatory compliance-related field.
  • Demonstrated experience delivering complex evaluations and continuous improvement initiatives including knowledge of evaluation processes, methodologies and techniques.
  • Experience in statistically analysing large, multiple sets of complex data.   
  • Demonstrated skills in using a range of research-related computer applications such as Excel, Tableau and Power BI.
  • Demonstrated experience preparing meaningful analytical reports for publication.
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills as evidenced by written reports or peer reviewed publications, research proposals and presentations. 

Appointment and ongoing assignment is subject to the satisfactory participation in mandatory pre- employment and ongoing probity and medical screening, in accordance with the Resources Regulator’s Probity Program and health monitoring systems.

Evaluation Officer
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Deadline: AEDT 11:55pm on Monday 21st October 2019

  • Make a difference working for a high profile health and education organisation
  • Part-time (0.5), 2 ½ days per week, 15 month contract
  • $76,906 - $86,247 per annum plus 13.5% super, based in East Melbourne

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is Australia's largest professional general practice organisation and represents over 40,000 members working in general practice. The RACGP's activities focus on the six key areas of standards, quality, education, advocacy, professional leadership and collegiality.

The position

Australia enjoys some of the best health outcomes in the world and general practice is a key component in the Australian health system. This new role offers the opportunity to evaluate our Education Research Grants and Academic Posts programs which fall within the Australian General Practice Training program. Your evaluation outcomes and findings will provide data to support evidence-based decision-making, to identify future trends and to engender a culture of continuous improvement.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing input into the development of an evaluation framework
  • Developing and assisting with the implementation and refinement of processes, instruments, metrics and technology to support the evaluation framework
  • Undertaking data collection, including designing surveys
  • Undertaking analysis and producing reports

Team Leader / Evaluation Specialist - TOMAK Program Evaluation, M&E House Timor-Leste
GHD
Deadline: Monday 21st October 2019

The Company & Program
Privately owned by our people, GHD is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services companies. GHD's International Development Assistance (IDA) team delivers project management and technical services for the world's largest development organisations to improve the lives of people in developing countries. M&E House provides specialist performance management services to the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and their partners in Timor-Leste, ensuring they are equipped with evidence and capacity to continually improve decision-making. M&E House is funded by DFAT in Timor-Leste and implemented by GHD Pty Ltd, in association with Clear Horizon Pty Ltd.

The Australian Embassy in Timor-Leste has commissioned a review of the To’os Ba Moris Di’ak (TOMAK) program and will direct the Program Review, while M&E House is responsible for overall co-ordination and management of the team contracted to undertake the Program Review. A Team Leader / Evaluation Specialist is sought to lead and manage the review team comprising a technical specialist in either nutrition sensitive agriculture / food security or market systems development and a national consultant. The team leader will ensure the review is implemented and delivered as per the Terms of Reference and will also:

  • Lead all phases of the Program Evaluation and manage the evaluation team
  • Liaise with M&E House on operational and logistical issues, seeking guidance as necessary
  • Lead the development of the Document Review and Evaluation Plan
  • Lead key informant interviews and any other form of data collection during fieldwork
  • Contribute to the development of typed interview notes
  • Prepare and deliver workshops with key stakeholders immediately following data collection
  • Lead the data analysis and report writing phase of the Program Evaluation, providing strategic and technical advice that addresses the key evaluation questions and sub-questions
  • Ensure deliverables are of a high quality and are delivered within the agreed timeframe
  • Prepare and deliver socialisation and dissemination workshop/s to key stakeholders following the completion of the Program Evaluation report.

Selection Criteria
Applicants require a postgraduate degree in a relevant field combined with a minimum of 10 years’ experience working on either agriculture or market systems development issues or Food Security and Nutrition, preferably in a context similar to Timor-Leste or in the Asia-Pacific region. Applicants will also have:

  • Experience implementing and / or designing similar projects (desirable)
  • Experience in gender issues (desirable)
  • Demonstrated expertise in evaluating similar programs and leading large-scale reviews
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of analytical skill when evaluating complex programs
  • Experience analysing data using qualitative software (desirable)
  • Demonstrated excellent report writing skills in English
  • Preferably one member of the team will have a background in gender analysis to integrate a gendered understanding throughout the research

This position is classified as a C4 under the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework and inputs include desk-based document review and field work in Timor-Leste with intermittent inputs (up to 55 days) between November 2019 and May 2020. To express your interest please click here and submit a one-page overview of your proposed approach to implementing this review, a copy of your CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria above (please include three referees). Before submitting your application, please request a copy of the full Program Review Terms of Reference which provides significant additional information, by contacting Alberto Correia at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Closing date: 21 October 2019.

GHD is committed to protecting children and their rights and requires all IDA Personnel to comply with the GHD Child Protection Policy and the GHD International Development Assistance Child Protection Procedures in delivering development assistance services.


 

Technical Specialist - TOMAK Program Evaluation, M&E House Timor-Leste
GHD
Deadline: Monday 21st October 2019

The Company & Program
Privately owned by our people, GHD is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services companies. GHD's International Development Assistance (IDA) team delivers project management and technical services for the world's largest development organisations to improve the lives of people in developing countries. M&E House provides specialist performance management services to the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and their partners in Timor-Leste, ensuring they are equipped with evidence and capacity to continually improve decision-making. M&E House is funded by DFAT in Timor-Leste and implemented by GHD Pty Ltd, in association with Clear Horizon Pty Ltd.

Manager, Impact & Evidence
Magistrates’ Court of Victoria
Deadline: Monday 14th October 2019

The Neighbourhood Justice Centre in Collingwood is seeking a dynamic professional to lead our evidence and impact work. Note: This is a flexible role with a minimum of 0.8FTE required.

  • New, key role leading our evidence and impact work
  • Flexible position, great work life balance and a vibrant inner-city location
  • Opportunity to work on social impact in a progressive organisation

The Neighbourhood Justice Centre (NJC) is Australia’s first community justice centre and an International Community Mentor Court. Key aspects of the NJC include early intervention; appropriate dispute resolution; local problem solving; and one stop integrated service delivery with a focus on addressing the underlying causes of offending. Strong community involvement, engagement and partnerships, which deliver real and practical benefits for the community, are fundamental to the NJC approach.

The aim of this role is to equip the NJC to make evidence-led decisions about the value of what we do and be more strategic about what we design and implement in the future. The role will lead and strengthen our research and monitoring, evaluation and learning approach with a view to capturing more comprehensive and sophisticated evidence of the impact of our work.

Other information

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.

Magistrates' Court of Victoria's vision is that all employees access and enjoy the same rights, responsibilities, resources and opportunities regardless of their gender, identity or cultural beliefs. The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is committed to providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women.

For further information on this position and to submit your application, please visit www.careers.vic.gov.au by 14 October 2019.


 

Evaluation Officer
The Benevolent Society
Deadline: Friday 4th October 2019

Provide evaluation expertise and services to our frontline operations to enable assessment of client outcomes, impact and service effectiveness.

Data is fragmented across our business. You will enjoy finding creative solutions and adapting your approach to achieve the desired outcome – offering meaningful analysis and insights to shape the future of practice and program design, and guide strategic decision-making.

Position Description


 

Senior Researcher - Quantitative
Law and Justice Foundation of NSW
Deadline: Sunday 6th October 2019

The Law and Justice Foundation of NSW is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a 50+year history of improving access to justice for the people of NSW. We inform policy development and service delivery by conducting high quality, research and analysis to identify legal and access to justice needs and what works to address these needs.

The Foundation works actively with all parts of the legal/access to justice sector across NSW (and nationally), and actively engages with policy makers, service providers, courts and tribunals, local authorities and services, and related non-legal services.

The research team work on a range of projects depending on the Foundation’s priorities. Most research is published in the Foundation’s report series, and on the Foundation’s website.

With a number of exciting new projects the Foundation now wishes to recruit a Senior Researcher (Quantitative) to join its well-respected team. This is an opportunity to make a valuable contribution to the justice system in NSW.

Role: This role is a fixed term position for up to two years with potential extensions, is located in the Foundation’s CBD office, with flexible working arrangements available.

Please click here for a detailed position description of this role, including the selection criteria and how to apply. 

Further Information