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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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Country Fire Authority
Deadline: 25 February 2018 

The Senior Project Officer – Safer Together, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (MER) will lead the development of the Safer Together MER framework to ensure that the MER obligations are met and align with existing departmental and partner agency MER frameworks. Safer Together comprises a broad range of strategies to reduce bushfire risk, including fuel management and community engagement. The scope of the Safer Together MER Framework will encompass the full range of bushfire risk reduction strategies.

The position is to be co-located at CFA Burwood and DELWP Melbourne or negotiable, with the preference for the majority of time to be spent at CFA Burwood.

Key priorities for the position:

  • Deliver Safer Together MER Framework
  • Support the delivery of Safer Together’s Quality Assurance System for Fuel Management
  • Contribute to related CFA evaluation activity

For further information, speak to:

  • John Gilbert, Program Manager Research & Evaluation, Knowledge and Evidence, Country Fire Authority, 03, 9262 8872; M 0429 017 253
  • Shaun Suitor, Manager Monitoring, Evaluation and Research, DELWP - 0428 073 686

Link to Safer Together: 

Position Description


Deadline: 25 February 2018

Urbis currently have a unique opportunity for a Consultant with an interest in social research and evaluation to join their Economic and Social Advisory team in Sydney.

As a Consultant you will contribute your social research and critical analytical skills to providing evidence and advice for a diverse range of clients in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Our team contributes to all areas of public policy including Indigenous affairs, health, education, social services, justice, housing, disability, sustainability and the environment, and urban development.

Coffey International Development
Deadline: Monday 19th February 2018

Specialist adviser position to contribute to long term education development in Kiribati (Pacific)

  • 12 month contract with short term periodic inputs. Up to 140 input days in Kiribati.
  • Inputs based in Tarawa, Kiribati 

The Program 
On behalf of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Coffey is managing the delivery of support and technical assistance to the Kiribati Ministry of Education (MoE) as part of the Kiribati Education Improvement Program (KEIP) Phase III. We support the MoE in implementing a comprehensive reform program focused on children in Kiribati having access to inclusive, quality basic education. This includes a large infrastructure component that includes new or upgraded classrooms, school facilities, fencing, water and sanitation facilities and rainwater collection. 

The Position
The Monitoring and Evaluation Adviser is responsible for ongoing implementation of the KEIP III M&E system and will work collaboratively with stakeholders to provide information and analysis on progress against all elements of program support and to contribute to program decision making. The Adviser will develop and implement tailored tools and processes to track and report on information against the targets and indicators in the M&E Framework and will provide M&E mentoring and training to KEF and MoE teams.

The Person
The ideal candidate will be tertiary qualified, preferably with post-graduate qualifications in evaluation and will demonstrate practical experience in implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks and data management systems on large programs. Experience developing effective gender appropriate and inclusive M&E tools and processes will be required, as well as excellent skills in undertaking analysis and preparing outcomes-based reports for stakeholders. Previous experience coaching and mentoring professional colleagues from different social and cultural backgrounds is required for success and experience working in the Pacific is desirable.

This position is classified as Category C, Level 3 under the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework. Please visit for further details.

How to apply:
For a detailed position description and to apply for this position, please visit, click on ‘career opportunities’ and search for the job reference number 495853
Applications close 6.00pm (Kiribati time) 19th February 2018
For further enquiries please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
This program is managed by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company on behalf of the Australian Government.
Coffey is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.


Melbourne-based health consultant
Deadline: Thursday 22nd February 2018

Our client has considerable experience delivering high-quality consulting services to health clients. With offices in Sydney and Melbourne, they have the extensive knowledge and resources to help providers meet the challenges of the modern health environment. Offerings include activity-based costing and funding, program evaluation, technology assessment, organisational development, workplace planning and program review.

Based in Melbourne, you will be responsible for leading the design of program review and evaluation projects. You will oversee research and investigative work that identifies, analyses, and summarises information into situation analysis papers. You will also conduct quantitative and qualitative data collection in relation to program review, monitoring and evaluation projects, as well as preparing reports that present the evidence and findings.

As such, you will have outstanding communication skills, experience in logic models, evaluation theory / frameworks, and with the ability to prepare and deliver the highest standard program reviews and evaluation reports in a way that inspires client confidence.

You are a team player, adaptable and creative, with the ability to lead, mentor and coach others. Tertiary qualified, preferably with Postgraduate qualifications in a relevant technical discipline (e.g. program evaluation, economics, health services administration, public health). Minimum five years’ experience (health sector preferred), plus at least two years’ experience in managing and delivering program evaluation and / or review projects.

HOW TO APPLY: Please upload BOTH a current Curriculum Vitae (Word format recommended) and your Cover Letter (including remuneration expectations) on our website; 


Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
Deadline: Sunday 18 February 2018

Are you looking for an evaluation and planning role that's different from the rest?
Do you enjoy coaching people and developing capability?
Does the challenge of being part of something new get you up in the morning?
Help set the policy direction for a system that employs 250,000 people and accounts for 6% of New Zealand's GDP.

2018 is going to be a huge year for the Building System Performance (BSP) branch at MBIE. Last year we transformed how we work to make sure we're ready for 2018 and beyond. You'll have heard about KiwiBuild and not surprisingly we have a big role to play in it. As well as delivering more affordable houses for New Zealanders, KiwiBuild is also an opportunity to shape the building regulatory system to meet New Zealand's current and future needs. And that's where you come in…

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
15th February 2018

The Evaluation Unit within the Office of the Chief Economist is offering an opportunity for several APS 5/6 officers to join our team. We are regarded as one of the leading program assessment units in the Australian Public Service, with our innovative 'Evaluation Ready' process and professional research standards for evaluations.

We welcome applications from evaluation specialists and also from non-specialists who have strong policy experience, skills in research and analysis, and are interested in building expertise in evaluation.

We can offer you a fun and supportive work environment, with flexible work arrangements and excellent training opportunities. Our work is diverse and interesting, involving subject matter from across the whole department. You will gain a wide breath of knowledge of policies and programs in the department.

Experience in evaluation is highly regarded by APS Managers, as it demonstrates an ability to think logically and provide strong evidence-based policy advice. You will be able to build your career through hands-on experience and networking with other evaluation units across the Australian Public Service.

For further details and to apply please go to:


Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development
Deadline: Sunday 4 February 2018

Are you passionate about gender equality and women's empowerment? Do you have experience with monitoring and evaluation for development programs? Then this opportunity is for you!

Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development is a regional development program funded by the Australian Government and managed by Cardno. It commits $320 million over 10 years to improve the political, economic and social opportunities of Pacific women.

We are currently recruiting for a suitably qualified Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manager. The M&E Manager will support the implementation and refinement of the program's M&E system. This includes: supporting the implementation of the Pacific Women Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Framework (MELF); oversight of the Pacific Women Knowledge Management System (KMS) database; facilitation of internal reflection processes to undertake data analysis and oversee the production of reports that present progress against outcomes and identify lessons learned; and management of the Pacific Women M&E Panel.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit: 

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