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Clear Horizon Consulting
Deadline: Friday 4th May 2018

Consultant / Research Assistant - Permanent Full Time position

About us

Clear Horizon Consulting Pty Ltd is a vibrant consultancy business specialising in co-design, monitoring and evaluation. We are a value-based company and we make deliberate choices about who we work with to maintain our principles of social justice and environmental sustainability. We constantly strive to be a learning organisation.

The opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity available within our International Aid Effectiveness team and are seeking a dynamic, intelligent and motivated individual at the early stage of their career. Ideally we are seeking a Consultant however for the right person we will consider a Research Assistant, providing you with mentoring and support as you progress your career to Consultant.

As this is a new position, we are open minded to the level of expertise you may bring.

In this role you will be responsible for supporting the Aid Effectiveness team to deliver a range of services to clients related to organizational and program design, monitoring and evaluation.

You will be the perfect complement to our team, with competencies in primary research, delivering monitoring and evaluation systems and quantitative analysis and impact, you will also have the following skills:

  • At least 3 years work experience preferably in the international development (desirable to have experience working in a consultancy role at C2 rate within the Australian Aid Remuneration Framework)
  • Experience in research and mixed methods evaluation, with demonstrated skills in quantitative methodologies
  • Experience in developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems including impact evaluations
  • Strong written communication and report writing skills
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills, including experience in participating in delivery of workshops
  • Flexibility to travel on a regular basis, including overseas

If this role sounds like you, we want to hear from you.

Please send us your CV, a separate letter outlining your skills against our selection criteria within the position description and a cover letter, marked attention to our Operations Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5pm 4th of May 2018.

Please click here for a copy of the position description


 

Indigenous Community Volunteers
Deadline: 5pm Friday 13 April 2018

  • Canberra Location
  • Ongoing Full time position

A rare and exciting opportunity has become available to build and promote the evidence base of ICV, drawing on ICV’s bespoke monitoring and evaluation system.

Primary Objectives:

  • To implement and develop ICV’s Research and Engagement Strategy.
  • Quality assurance of the community development database and ensuring effective feedback loops for program improvement are maintained.
  • Ensure effective and efficient administrative support for the General Manager Impact and Strategy.
  • Engage effectively with and provide support to other business units within ICV.

The successful candidate will require:

  • Strong administration and project management experience including the ability to prioritise conflicting needs.
  • Demonstrated research and monitoring and evaluation skills. A university degree is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Demonstrated high level writing ability and attention to detail.
  • Experience with preparing communications including submissions, reporting and print and media communications.
  • Experience working within a team and ability to build strong relationships with staff, management and stakeholders 
  • For further information please email Daryl Phillips This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 0424 705635..

Applications must include a statement addressing the selection criteria and should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5pm Friday 13 April 2018.

ICV aims to be an employer of choice for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

Indigenous Australians, culturally and linguistically diverse Australians are encouraged to apply.


 

UNICEF Australia
Deadline: Sunday 15 April 2018

Monitoring and Evaluation Consultancy: RPAS Vaccine and Health Supply Delivery in Vanuatu

UNICEF Australia is seeking an experienced M&E Consultant for an innovative pilot project. The successful applicant should have experience in undertaking evaluations, publication of reports, familiarity with Remote Piloted Aerial Services (RPAS) technology, and experience working in the Pacific region. The consultancy is for a total of 54 days from April to October 2018.

The purpose of the consultancy is to contribute to the evidence and data on feasibility and value for money of use of RPAS for development, particularly health outcomes in the Pacific, and contribute to effective decision-making by the Vanuatu Ministry of Health on future exploration and use. Data generated will serve as an independent reference point and benchmark for future RPAS globally.

For further information on the background, responsibilities and application process of this consultancy, please see the attached Terms of Reference.

Application submission deadline is Sunday, 15 April 2018.

To apply for this fantastic opportunity please submit all aspects of the application packet as described in the Terms of Reference to Felicity Wever: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with the appropriate subject line. For further information please contact Felicity Wever via email.


 

RMIT
Deadline: Friday 20th April 2018 5pm

  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position until February 2019
  • $92,815 - $110,220 p.a. + Super

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. Located in the heart of Melbourne on RMIT’s City Campus, the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies is one of RMIT’s largest schools. The School’s vision is to contribute to a just and sustainable world, and to deliver education, training and research in four areas of focus.

The Role & Your Responsibilities

The Research Fellow will work with research teams and partnerships undertaking evaluation in the Future Social Service Institute. The Research Fellow is required to undertake research and evaluation activities in line with the University’s research strategy.

The Research Fellow’s role is primarily to undertake an evaluation of the co-design and delivery of five curriculum projects at Cert III level in which new knowledge and capabilities are required to support the NDIS and consumer directed care environment. The successful candidate will also plan, develop and engage in high quality evaluation and research projects that are aligned with the University’s research focus areas. You will embed your research expertise into the life of the School through the development of high-quality, productivity-driven research networks across RMIT and with local and national, internal and external partners. You will be expected to engage in high quality research projects, to achieve success in attracting research funding and to produce high quality outputs.

Skills & Experience Required

To be considered for this opportunity you will have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field as well as an emerging track record and recognition for quality research and evaluation outputs which will contribute to FSSI. You will have excellent interpersonal and communications skills appropriate for interacting with staff and industry and have the ability to build effective networks with colleagues and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government.

To Apply

For further information please contact Paul Ramcharan, Associate Professor on +61 3 9925 4618 or to view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 563551.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.


 

HealthConsult
Deadline: Monday 16th April

Due to continued business growth, HealthConsult offers an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated professional with experience in program review and/or evaluation to join our team as a Senior Consultant.

The role involves working on projects for a wide range of health, aged care or disability services sector clients to search and synthesise literature and documentation; develop program logic models and evaluation frameworks; design, establish and monitor mixed method data collections; and prepare formative and summative evaluation reports. The role also involves direct client contact and providing input into the development of proposals for existing and prospective clients.

We invite applications from ambitious professionals who wish to progress their career in the health, aged care or disability services sectors. With three or more years work experience in at least one of these sectors, you will be tertiary qualified (preferably at post graduate level), have well developed research, investigative, data analysis and report writing skills, and experience in program review and/or evaluation. You will also be creative; solution oriented; focused on producing high quality work; a team player; and committed to personal and professional development and continuous improvement.

In return, we offer an opportunity for you to grow your career and further develop your consulting skills by delivering professional services within a diverse project portfolio. You will be working with, and coached by, some of Australia’s most experienced health industry consultants who will support your professional development. And, you will be awarded an attractive remuneration package based upon your experience.

HealthConsult, is a niche health, aged care and disability services consulting practice established in March 2006, with a reputation for delivering high quality and practical consulting services. Our offices are in the Sydney and Melbourne CBDs close to transport and all amenities. Our clients include public and private sector organisations operating in the health, aged care and disability services sectors across Australia. We have an impressive portfolio of services covering activity based funding and costing; financial analysis and benchmarking; health program development, review and evaluation; health services planning; health technology assessment; health economics; information and data analysis, management and governance; and digital health.

Interested professionals should submit a written application no later than 16th April, 2018 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For further general information or the position description please email or call Nadine on (02) 9261 3707. If you would like to discuss details of the position please call Abby Kamalakanthan on (02) 9264-1805.


 

Mercy Community
Deadline: Thursday 12th April

Mercy Community provides services in the areas of child protection, multicultural community support, individual and family support, community and residential based aged care, and disability support. Mercy Community supports and inspires people in need to live healthy, connected lives within inclusive communities. Our vision is a world where people, families and communities are strong in spirit, healthy and connected.

The Role

The Research and Innovation team currently have a vacancy for a full time Evaluation Coordinator. This role is responsible for supporting development and implementation of Mercy Community’s Quality Outcomes Framework, specifically the ‘Documentation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Reporting, Training, Teamwork, and Supervision (DMERTTS) Framework’. The Evaluation Coordinator will work collaboratively with relevant MC personnel in implementing the DMERTTS Framework across the organisation. To see more about this role please visit: http://mercycs.applynow.net.au/jobs/MCS591 or https://www.seek.com.au/job/35749536?type=standout&userqueryid=588beaea1f8011f5527500e4b6a99a2c-7683757 

Position Description


 

Australian Federal Police
Deadline: Thursday 5 April 2018, 04:00pm

The AFP International Operations Strategy, Development & Training Team is seeking to fill multiple Band 5 (APS 6 equivalent) roles. Strategy, Development & Training is a multi-disciplinary service-oriented team that supports AFP International Operations policing initiatives. The roles are available in the following sub-teams:

  • Design & Strategy
  • Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Gender

For further details and to apply click here.


 

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ)
Deadline: Sunday 8 April 2018

An opportunity to make your mark!

LINZ is seeking a Senior Research and Evaluation (R&E) Advisor to join our small Insights, Research and Evaluation team. The R&E function is still relatively new to LINZ so you will not only need to think and operate in terms of the big picture but also deliver on the details in terms of R&E processes, protocols and frameworks. In addition, the ability to explain what is important (and why) in lay terms, and to build constructive relationships and influence stakeholders of all kinds will be invaluable.
Your expertise will underpin the advice you give to the business on how R&E supports LINZ’s strategic priorities and enables our outcomes while at the same time supporting our people to build an evidence base to inform core business activities.

In a nutshell, we are seeking someone with:

  • proven expertise across a broad range of qualitative R&E approaches, including developing and implementing evaluation frameworks (such as logic models) and an understanding of the application and analysis of quantitative approaches
  • successful experience in developing and implementing organisation wide R&E practices, protocols and frameworks
  • proven ability in procuring, and project managing, external providers to support R&E activity
  • the requisite relationship management skills to influence business groups on how to use R&E evidence to drive and monitor business outcomes
  • a communication style that is clear, succinct and compelling whether it is spoken or in writing.

At Land Information New Zealand (LINZ), we underpin New Zealand’s success with information about ‘where’ – that is, location information. From the best way to develop farm land, build a new suburb, manage a high country farm or navigate on land or at sea, our work and location information help people make better decisions and create economic, social, environmental and cultural value for New Zealand.
LINZ is one of the most engaged organisations in the public sector and people always say what a fantastic place LINZ is to work. You will be joining a large, friendly family that keeps a balance between high-quality outputs, and social activities.

Please apply online: https://careers.linz.govt.nz/jobtools/JnCustomLogin.Login?in_organid=17952 and submit your CV, and cover letter outlining your skills and experience for this role. We are looking for evidence of how you meet each of the key selection criteria listed above.
For further information on this role please contact Dave Hipkins, Manager Insights, Research and Evaluation on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Position Description


 

NSW Ministry of Health
Deadline: Wednesday 4th April 2018

Further Information


 

NSW Department of Education
Deadline: Monday 26th March 2018 - 11:59 PM
Temporary full time appointment for a period up to: 31 January 2020
Location: Newcastle or another suitable location in the Regional North Operational Directorate – to be negotiated with the successful candidate

About the role
The role is a senior position in the Evaluation Capacity Building (ECB) team, responsible for supporting school leaders and teachers to incorporate healthy evaluative practice as part of their day-to-day routines in one of the six Operational Directorates in NSW. The ECB project provides a package of professional learning activities and resources designed to strengthen evaluation and the use of evidence across the Department. Professional learning delivery includes face-to-face training, eLearning, coaching and other support for evaluative practice in three streams: school leadership, teaching and corporate decision making.

About the directorate
The Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation provides data, evaluation and analysis to support evidence-based decision making, resource allocation and practice for early childhood education and care and education and training within NSW. It is responsible for advising the Government on the State’s performance and supporting continuous performance improvement through data analysis, evaluation and research.

Full details at: https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/job/senior-project-officer-evaluation-capacity-building-clerk-grade-9-10-205230-104261 

Further Information


 

NSW Department of Education
Deadline: Sunday 25th March 2018 - 11:59 PM
Temporary appointment for a period up to: 28 January 2020
Location: Sydney 

About the role:
The ECB project aims to strengthen evaluative practice in three streams: school leadership, teaching and corporate decision-making. The project involves development and delivery of face-to-face training, eLearning, coaching and other support for evaluative practice.

The Principal Project Officer is responsible for leading the development and delivery of the Evaluation Capacity Building (ECB) project with a particular focus on professional learning and resources for teachers.

The Principal Project Officer represents the project to external and internal stakeholders, manages various aspects of the ECB team and its workflow, leads the development of learning content and delivers professional learning to key audiences across the Department.

Please address the selection criteria in relation to the Statement of Duties for the position in your application. Please note that it is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online. No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.

Full details at: https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/job/principal-project-officer-evaluation-capacity-building-peo-205094-104035 

Further Information


 

GHD
Deadline: Monday 26 March 2018

GHD's International Development Assistance Team delivers project management and technical services for the world's largest development organisations to improve the lives of people in developing countries. Since 1968, we have collaborated with local communities and international aid agencies on over 800 international projects in 70 countries, in support of sustainable development and poverty reduction. In partnership with Clear Horizon, GHD implements M&E House in Timor-Leste, a four-year program funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). M&E House is a monitoring and evaluation focussed facility, designed to contribute towards a high performing and continually improving development program by ensuring that the Australian Embassy is equipped with evidence and capacity to continually improve decision-making and tell a clear performance story, and that implementing partners generate and use evidence to learn, adapt and produce user-focused reports.

The Australian Embassy in Timor-Leste has requested M&E House to co-ordinate and manage a Mid-Term Review of the Roads for Development (R4D) Support Program (R4D-SP) in Timor-Leste, a DFAT funded program implemented by the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The R4D Program is the Government of Timor-Leste’s (GoTL) rural roads program that works to improve the management and condition of the rural road network in Timor-Leste. The R4D-SP focuses on providing capacity-building support to GoTL and local contractors to implement R4D. R4D-SP Phase II (2017-2021) requires a Mid-Term Review in 2018.

M&E House is recruiting three short-term positions to implement the Mid-Term Review: (1) Team Leader / Evaluation Specialist; (2) Technical Specialist – Capacity Development & Development Governance, and (3) National M&E Consultant. These positions require short term inputs between May and September 2018. All positions require applicants to have post graduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field, demonstrated relevant professional experience, and exceptional report writing skills. In addition:

  • The Team Leader / Evaluation Specialist must have a minimum of 10 years relevant professional experience, expertise in mixed method evaluation approaches and their application to international development and, demonstrated success in leading large scale evaluations or reviews.
  • The Technical Specialist will have demonstrated skills in evaluating governance development or similar programs and an understanding of the economic and cultural dynamics that affect governance and/or government programs in contexts similar to Timor-Leste.
  • The National M&E Consultant will have demonstrated understanding of government systems and processes in Timor-Leste, specifically budget, payment, tendering, contracts and approval processes, plus experience in conducting reviews and/or evaluations in Timor-Leste.

To apply, please click on the link below which corresponds to your position of interest, where the position description and requirements are available. Apply online through that link including your CV, cover letter addressing the selection criteria, and a one-page overview of your proposed approach to implementing this review. Before submitting your application, we suggest that you request a copy of the Mid-Term Review Terms of Reference which provides significant additional information, by contacting Carla Carrascalão-Gomes on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you have difficulty accessing the online system, please contact Ms Shiona Ferguson on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Closing date Monday 26 March 2018.

Note:

  • Recent applicants to our short-term advisor pool are requested to express your interest through the online system, however only the one-page overview of your proposed approach to implementing this review is required.
  • If you wish to propose an established team or part-thereof to undertake this review, please ensure that each person applies for the relevant position online, and advise the names of your proposed team members in the cover letters.

Team Leader / Evaluation Specialist
http://ghd.taleo.net/careersection/exghd/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=CAN00430

Technical Specialist – Capacity Development and Development Governance
http://ghd.taleo.net/careersection/exghd/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=CAN00431 

National M&E Consultant
http://ghd.taleo.net/careersection/exghd/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=CAN00432 

Further Information


 

Scope Global
Deadline: Tuesday 27th March 2018

Economic and Social Analysis – Vanuatu Skills Partnership

Scope Global is looking to engage a researcher to undertake an economic and social analysis of the Vanuatu Skills Partnership (the Partnership). The analysis will involve the development of a valid tool and process to establish a baseline for socio-economic data as well as a method for measuring and understanding the contribution of Partnership activities to socio economic change.

Please review the attached Terms of reference for further details. To be considered for this contract, please submit the following:

  1. Cover letter outlining the suitability and experience for the contract (up to 1 page)
  2. Approach and prosed methodology address the research questions (up to 3 pages)
  3. Quotation for proposed work (not including travel, per diem costs)
  4. CV including contact details for two referees (up to 2 pages) 

Only complete submissions will be considered as part of the selection process. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please provide submissions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 11:59pm on Monday 19th March.

Terms of Reference


 

Allen + Clarke
Deadline: Monday 26th March 2018

Allen + Clarke is looking for experienced evaluators and researchers to join our team. We need people with extensive qualitative and/or quantitative research experience, and knowledge of a range of evaluation and research methods and approaches.

All applicants for these positions must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit. If you have any questions or would like a copy of the position description, please contact Philippa Tinetti on 04 890 7300 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
To apply please email a cover letter and your CV to Philippa at the above address.

Position Description


 

Urbis
Deadline: Friday 30th March 2018

The Opportunity
We have opportunities for Senior Consultants with an interest in social policy research and evaluation to join our Economic and Social Advisory team in Melbourne.

As a Senior 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.