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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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Evaluation Manager
The University of Adelaide
Closing date: Sunday 8th December 2019

  • (HEO8) $96,925 to $108,787 (pro rata) per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply
  • Part-time 0.6 to 0.8 FTE, fixed term position available for 10 months from January 2020 (maternity leave cover)
  • Support achievement of the University’s strategic goals by leading evaluations and engaging stakeholder insights for a diverse range of student learning initiatives

Reporting to the Director, Education Strategy and Teaching Excellence, the Evaluation Manager will develop, manage and execute evaluation processes for initiatives to enhance student learning outcomes.

The role is key to enhancing strategic initiatives to optimise student success. Other responsibilities include capturing data relevant to student learning initiatives, monitoring performance against institutional targets, and communicating with key stakeholders. This position sits within the Student Learning portfolio, led by the Pro Vice Chancellor (Student Learning), and focuses on the enhancement and innovation in learning and teaching.

To be successful you will need:

  • Extensive experience in developing evaluation plans
  • Advanced quantitative and qualitative research and analysis skills in a social science related field
  • Advanced working knowledge of relevant survey, analysis and reporting software
  • Experience in managing multiple projects, demonstrating well developed organisational skills and a capacity to act independently within established guidelines
  • Demonstrated ability to meet KPIs and deliver outcomes within agreed timelines

Senior Researcher – Evaluation
Law and Justice Foundation of NSW (Sydney)
Closing date: Sunday 15 December 2019

Overview
The Law and Justice Foundation of NSW is an independent, research focussed organisation. We undertake high quality applied social research and analysis to identify the legal and related needs of the community and ‘what works’ to address these needs, to inform policy development and service delivery. The Foundation has established a reputation for rigorous and policy-relevant work that is relied upon nationally and globally.

The Foundation works actively with government and all parts of the legal assistance sector (including Legal Aid Commissions, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services, and Community Legal Centres) and the broader justice system to inform policy and support the planning and delivery of effective legal assistance services.

The Foundation’s research program involves innovative social research across a range of themes, including:

  • Population level surveys of legal need, pathways and barriers to meet these needs, and vulnerabilities of different communities
  • Identifying and using legal service delivery data, official (including Australian Bureau of Statistics) and other data to understand legal needs and how they can be met effectively
  • Exploring how legal services can most effectively collaborate with each other and connect with other human services to best reach priority clients
  • Monitoring and evaluating services to assess how they can most cost-effectively meet the needs of disadvantaged clients in various geographic, socio-economic and service environments.

The Foundation now wishes to recruit a Senior Researcher to join its well-respected team. This is an exciting opportunity to apply your evaluation skills in the justice sector.

Data & Reporting Analyst
Brotherhood of St Laurence
Closing date: 17th December 2019

Summary of program and its objectives:
Situated within the Research and Policy Centre the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) unit is responsible for advancing the BSL’s mission to effect systemic policy change by creating an internal evidence base to investigate the effectiveness of innovations in service delivery and program development.

Main responsibilities of the role:
Reporting to the Senior Manager, the Data & Reporting Analyst will develop and maintain the data collection, analysis and reporting systems used by the BSL’s service teams and partners.  This includes integrating data from a variety of systems and sources to create insightful reports and intuitive resources that enable users to explore data and answer questions. The role will also support data analysis in evaluation projects and contribute to the development of data workflows and governance to ensure timely and accurate reporting. 

To meet the selection criteria, candidates will require:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and / or specialised training in a field with an emphasis on quantitative data analysis (such as economics, sociology or other social science, statistics, public policy, computer science)
  • A working knowledge of applied statistics / econometrics
  • An understanding or capacity to quickly acquire understanding of the not-for-profit sector and the areas in which the BSL works
  • Knowledge of relevant ethical data practices and codes ensuring privacy and confidentiality
  • An awareness of the current debates and emerging practice in data analytics and their relevance to community service organisations and social policy
  • A minimum two to three years post graduate experience in a related role
  • Demonstrated experience extracting, integrating, cleaning, transforming, and analysing data using tools such as SQL, R, Python, Stata, SPSS
  • Demonstrated experience reporting on quantitative data to inform decision-making, especially in constructing and managing interactive reports using business intelligence and data visualisation tools such as PowerBI, Tableau, Domo
  • Demonstrated experience establishing and maintaining business intelligence data workflows, routines and standards
  • Strong writing skills including an ability to synthesize and translate complex and / or technical information to a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated project management and organisational skills, including the ability to plan workload, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills to build effective relationships, advise and liaise with a broad range of people across all levels
  • Ability to work autonomously and effectively as part of a team to achieve outcomes
  • An understanding of and empathy with the values and ideals of the Brotherhood
  • Integrity, maturity and strong personal and business ethics combined with sound judgement and a commitment to transparency and accountability
  • Highly collaborative. Engages others to achieve common goals; has a spirit of teamwork and supports staff.
  • A curious and open mindset and critical attention to detail.

Evaluation Lead
Victoria Legal Aid
Closing date: 11.59pm on Sunday 8 December, 2019

  • Part time (0.8FTE), maximum term position up to 12 months (full time applications will be considered)
  • Salary commensurate with experience, range: $112,202 – $142,802 pro rata plus superannuation
  • Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging
  • Join an organisation making a difference in the lives of vulnerable Victorians

About the role:
Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) is seeking a dynamic, collaborative and experienced Evaluation Lead to drive the organisational evaluation program.

This is a fabulous opportunity for an experienced evaluator to strengthen our evaluation and outcomes approach and help us grow our evaluation capacity and culture. You will be responsible for leading our evaluation portfolio, steering key strategic projects and providing targeted advice and ongoing support to senior leaders and other staff.

The role is critical to making evidence-based policy, service design and delivery a reality at VLA, and is responsible for driving improvement across the organisation in the collection and use of evidence, establishing robust frameworks tailored to our context, and building staff commitment, knowledge and skills at all levels.

Impact & Evaluation Coordinator
Federation of Community Legal Centres
Closing date: 10am, Monday 2 December 2019

  • Join a leading peak body representing Victoria’s community legal centres to advance social justice
  • Deliver a program of work to support measurement of individual and collective impact, and improve services for the community
  • Work collaboratively with our active membership to build evaluation capacity

With a strong background in evaluation and outcomes measurement and an engaging approach, you are equally comfortable analysing and discussing data to support program development, as you are with designing and facilitating training and resources to build evaluation capacity.

With a passion for social justice, you will support the Federation and community legal centres (CLCs) to evaluate both the immediate impacts they achieve through service delivery, and assess how those impacts contribute to sustainable systems-level social change. You will be collaborating to create practices and frameworks that will shape the way in which CLCs drive change for many years to come.

Team Leader, Clear Horizon International (CHI)
Clear Horizon
Closing date: Friday 29th November 2019

Clear Horizon International (CHI) is the international development effectiveness arm of Clear Horizon, with ten full time permanent staff. We are the largest provider of design, monitoring and evaluation services to DFAT and its partners – with a purview of around 80 DFAT-funded programs representing around $500m of investments per annum. We have a healthy portfolio of long-term projects spanning South Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific, and are on several panels including DFAT, MFAT, DFID and more.

We are seeking a Team Leader for the CHI team to be responsible for developing and implementing strategy across the business group. This is a high level, strategic role and an amazing opportunity for someone with development and evaluation expertise to lead an established and highly functional team into its next phase.

This is a full time role role, located in Melbourne, VIC (Preferred) with international and Australian domestic travel.

If you are interested in applying for the Team Leader role, please send cover letter & CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line 'Team Leader, CHI application via AES'

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Principal Consultant, Clear Horizon International (CHI)
Clear Horizon
Closing date: Friday 29th November 2019

Clear Horizon International (CHI) is seeking a Principal Consultant who will support the CHI team to deliver a range of services to clients related to organisational and program design, monitoring and evaluation. The position also provides for contribution to Clear Horizon’s domestic clients. We are seeking a dynamic, intelligent and motivated individual. The individual should have competencies in program design, program-wide monitoring and evaluation, strategic advice, and up to date practical knowledge and experience in international development program theory, and strong writing skills. The individual should be experienced in quantitative and qualitative approaches, with strong analytical skills.

This is a full time role role, located in Melbourne, VIC (Preferred) with international and Australian domestic travel.

If you would like to apply for the Principal Consultant role, please send a cover letter & CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line 'Principal Consultant, CHI application via AES'

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MEL Consultant
Oxford Policy Management Australia
Closing date: Sunday 8th December

Oxford Policy Management (OPM) Australia has been successfully delivering M&E projects across Australasia over a range of key areas that include climate and natural resources, economic development, evidence & statistics, governance and human development - https://www.opml.co.uk/work-with-us/teams/australia 

OPM is known globally for providing rigorous, impactful work with a “thinker-doer” approach and we are looking for a qualified MEL Consultant to join our team to predominately work in the Australasia region, whilst also contributing to OPM’s global practice, where appropriate.

This is an exciting and varied position to join a small, growing and successful team. You will have autonomy to engage with prospective clients (both donor agencies and government ministries) and to research and pursue opportunities in line with the OPM Australia strategy.

Senior Project Officer (Monitoring & Evaluation)
Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Closing date: Monday 2nd December 2019

Job Grade / Classification:  Clerk Grade 9/10 
Employment Type: Ongoing Full-Time Appointment
Location:  Maitland or Sydney

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. As a program evaluator 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 data and 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.

Aboriginal Senior Consultant/ Manager
ARTD
Closing date: Friday 6th December 2019

ARTD are committed to giving voice to Aboriginal people, families and communities in research and evaluation. We have a deep level of expertise and cultural competence in working with Aboriginal people and communities, drawing on our work with Aboriginal staff and associates to lead project design and engagement. Our work ranges from grassroots,capacity-building partnerships with Aboriginal organisations, to state-wide evaluations of targeted programs and national monitoring and evaluation frameworks.

ARTD is looking to appoint an experienced, Aboriginal Senior Consultant or Manager to support our work across the human services, justice and environmental sectors, with a focus on Aboriginal policy and program design and evaluation. The role involves managing multiple evaluations and/or other consultancy projects with the support of senior staff.

The role will suit someone with experience in and a commitment to working with Aboriginal people and communities and a demonstrated commitment to self-determination and working through collaborative approaches. Our team’s work in this area was recognised by the Australasian Evaluation Society with the 2019 Indigenous Evaluation Award for Excellence. We have a large and growing portfolio of work in the Aboriginal affairs sector, making it an exciting time to work at ARTD.

You will work closely with an ARTD Senior Director, the Director of Aboriginal Partnerships and Projects and a skilled team. Depending on your current skills and experience, you will be provided with the support required to manage a portfolio of clients or support to develop your own portfolio.

ARTD is committed to the professional growth of its staff and you will be supported to develop a plan for your own professional development within the scope of available projects, interests and existing skills/ work experience.

Further information on the role

Please send your CV and a cover letter addressing the position criteria (three pages max.) to Sarah Schofield, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by COB 6 December 2019.

For inquiries about the position please contact Simon Jordan, Director of Aboriginal Partnership and Projects at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 

Impact Manager
SuperFriend
Deadline: Friday 29th November 2019

  • Highly successful and rapidly evolving national not for profit organisation
  • Full-time permanent role. Spring Street Melbourne
  • Have carriage of wide variety of research and evaluation projects end to end

About us

SuperFriend’s vision is for an Australia where all workplaces are mentally healthy. We advocate for, equip and empower profit-to-member superannuation funds and insurers to achieve mentally healthy workplaces. Working collaboratively with Partner superannuation funds and insurers – together with their participating employers and members, we have the potential to embed mental health and wellbeing best practices into 750,000 workplaces and impact more than half of Australia’s workforce. We operate as a multi-disciplinary team, sharing knowledge and expertise and working collaboratively to support a thriving workplace culture where everyone is inspired and has opportunity to be their best.

About the opportunity

Reporting to the General Manager - Impact, Communications & Insights and working closely with another Impact Manager, you will join a growing, dynamic organisation focussed on innovation in solutions, advocacy and insights and work to connect SuperFriend's target audiences with useful, relevant, engaging and accurate data, insights and communications that contribute to lasting, positive change. This will include:

  • Working collaboratively to develop and implement effective impact evaluation of solutions, with particular focus on social impact and social return on investment
  • Co-designing and co-creating useful impact evaluations to meet customer and industry needs, whilst considering scale and market viability
  • Managing the continuous evolution of SuperFriend’s research, data capture and uplift, knowledge translation and impact evaluation measurement activities
  • Remaining at the forefront of emerging and new relevant research, practices and outcomes, investing in relevant, influential industry relationships and increasing visibility, advocacy and influence of SuperFriend and its work through communicating compelling impact results
  • Managing projects including design, delivery, stakeholder management, contract management, compliance, risk and all budgetary and reporting requirements - both internally (to board level) and externally