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Closing date: Tuesday 27th April 2021

The Principal Consultant role will build on their public profile and networks to attract new work, build partnerships with clients and contributors and contribute to the Clear Horizon approach. The role is responsible winning projects and leading teams to implement a range of evaluation and measurement services particularly for complex, large-scale, multi-stakeholder programs, initiatives and strategies.

The successful candidates will form part of Clear Horizon’s Social Impact team, led by our Founder Dr Jess Dart, recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Evaluation Award in the 2018 Australian Evaluation Society's Awards for Excellence in Evaluation.

The position is based in Melbourne (office in Cremorne). We offer a competitive remuneration package with flexible working arrangements and we are happy to negotiate full–time or part-time work hours with the successful candidate.

Closing date: Tuesday 27th April 2021

You will be responsible for developing leading and implementing a range of evaluation and measurement services for complex, multi-stakeholder programs, initiatives and strategies. The successful candidates will form part of Clear Horizon’s Social Impact team, led by our Founder Dr Jess Dart, recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Evaluation Award in the 2018 Australian Evaluation Society's Awards for Excellence in Evaluation.

The position is based in Melbourne (office in Cremorne). We offer a competitive remuneration package with flexible working arrangements and we are happy to negotiate full-time or part-time work hours with the successful candidate.

Closing date: Tuesday 27th April 2021

This Senior Consultant role is responsible for developing leading and implementing a range of evaluation and measurement services for complex, multi-stakeholder programs, initiatives and strategies. The successful candidates will form part of Clear Horizon’s Social Impact team, led by our Founder Dr Jess Dart, recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Evaluation Award in the 2018 Australian Evaluation Society's Awards for Excellence in Evaluation.

The position is based in Adelaide (sharing an office with The Australian Centre for Social Innovation). We offer a competitive remuneration package with flexible working arrangements and we are happy to negotiate full-time or part-time work hours with the successful candidate

Closing date: Thursday 22nd April 2021

The Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions is currently recruiting to expand its design and evaluation team. This is an opportunity to build a deep understanding of Victoria’s creative industries, tourism and visitor economy, business dynamics, investment and trade, agriculture, and urban and regional economies.

In a diverse department like ours, this is a rare opportunity to strategically influence and improve the delivery of key Victorian Government priorities and support inclusive economic growth. The newly expanded evaluation team will be positioned within Strategy and Priority Projects, delivering quality internal consultancy services to support policy and strategic insights.

The position of Project Officer, Review and Evaluation is part of the Design and Evaluation unit within the Strategy & Priority Projects branch. The Strategy and Priority Projects (SPP) branch brings together specialist skills in economics, modelling, data and evaluation to support all groups across the department to deliver on their priorities. SPP's service offering includes strategy and policy advice, data and analytics, and policy and program evaluation.

Closing date: Thursday 22nd April 2021

The Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions is currently recruiting to expand its design and evaluation team. This is an opportunity to build a deep understanding of Victoria’s creative industries, tourism and visitor economy, business dynamics, investment and trade, agriculture, and urban and regional economies.

In a diverse department like ours, this is a rare opportunity to strategically influence and improve the delivery of key Victorian Government priorities and support inclusive economic growth. The newly expanded evaluation team will be positioned within Strategy and Priority Projects, delivering quality internal consultancy services to support policy and strategic insights.

The position of Senior Project Officer, Review and Evaluation forms a part of the Design and Evaluation unit within the Strategy & Priority Projects branch. The Strategy and Priority Projects (SPP) branch brings together specialist skills in economics, modelling, data and evaluation to support all groups across the department to deliver on their priorities. SPP's service offering includes strategy and policy advice, data and analytics, and policy and program evaluation.

Closing date: Thursday 22nd April 2021

The Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions is currently recruiting to expand its design and evaluation team. This is an opportunity to build a deep understanding of Victoria’s creative industries, tourism and visitor economy, business dynamics, investment and trade, agriculture, and urban and regional economies.

In a diverse department like ours, this is a rare opportunity to strategically influence and improve the delivery of key Victorian Government priorities and support inclusive economic growth. The newly expanded evaluation team will be positioned within Strategy and Priority Projects, delivering quality internal consultancy services to support policy and strategic insights.

The position of Manager, Review and Evaluation forms a part of the Design and Evaluation unit within the Strategy & Priority Projects branch. The Strategy and Priority Projects (SPP) branch brings together specialist skills in economics, modelling, data and evaluation to support all groups across the department to deliver on their priorities. SPP's service offering includes strategy and policy advice, data and analytics, and policy and program evaluation.

Closing date: 5pm on Sunday 25th April 2021

About Our Watch
Our Watch is a national leader of primary prevention of violence against women and their children.

Our vision is an Australia where women and their children live free from all forms of violence. Our role is to stop violence before it starts.

Our Watch recognises and values diversity among its staff and strongly encourages suitably qualified people from all backgrounds to apply, especially people who have a strong understanding of intersectionality either by working with diverse population groups or a lived experience.

Our Watch is committed to increasing employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the organisation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

About the role
Our Watch has been funded by the Commonwealth Department of Social Services (DSS) to support the growth of quality prevention activity across Australia as part of the fourth and final Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children 2010-2022. Our Watch will work with DSS grant recipients over the project period 2020-2022 to strengthen their capability for designing and implementing prevention strategies to eliminate violence against women.

There are two grants streams through which Our Watch will provide capacity building and evaluation support: Men as role models for preventing violence against women and their children and Community-led projects to prevent violence against women and their children. The evaluation component builds grant recipient evaluative capacity and facilitates a developmental evaluation at project and program level.

Closing date: Friday 30th April 2021 

Beyond Blue's vision is that all people in Australia achieve their best possible mental health. Our mission is to promote good mental health. We create change to protect everyone's mental health and improve the lives of individuals, families and communities affected by anxiety, depression and suicide. We value collaboration, respect, enthusiasm, excellence, innovation and integrity.

Research and evaluation are central to Beyond Blue’s work and are a key component of our Strategic Plan. Beyond Blue is committed to evidence-based practice and continuous improvement. Our products and services are grounded in research evidence and insights from our community and evaluated for reach, quality and impact. Beyond Blue aims to contribute to the evidence-base for mental health and suicide prevention.

This is an exciting new role within the team, Research, Evaluation and Monitoring Lead. This position will be responsible for leading a high-performing team that provides research, evaluation and monitoring support and advice across the organisation on mental health and suicide prevention activities. The position oversees (in collaboration with program teams) the planning, design, commissioning, implementation and translation of research, evaluation and monitoring activities across Beyond Blue.

Closing date: Friday 30th April 2021 

Research, Evaluation and Monitoring Adviser - 2 positions
Job Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne CBD

Beyond Blue's vision is that all people in Australia achieve their best possible mental health. Our mission is to promote good mental health. We create change to protect everyone's mental health and improve the lives of individuals, families and communities affected by anxiety, depression and suicide. We value collaboration, respect, enthusiasm, excellence, innovation and integrity.

Research and evaluation are central to Beyond Blue’s work and are a key component of our Strategic Plan. Beyond Blue is committed to evidence-based practice and continuous improvement. Our products and services are grounded in research evidence and insights from our community and evaluated for reach, quality and impact. Beyond Blue aims to contribute to the evidence-based for mental health and suicide prevention.

Overall duties of both the roles are the same - the difference is that each position will be partnering with different groups which is outlined below:

The Research, Evaluation and Monitoring Adviser – CoE, is dedicated to supporting the work of the Beyond Blue Insights and Innovation Centre of Excellence and will work closely with the Community Experience, Business Intelligence, Product and Service Design and Brand and Marketing teams. The Insights and Innovation Centre of Excellence (CoE) is being established to support Beyond Blue in its transformation to becoming more community-centric. The CoE will support the Lines of Business to achieve their strategy with frameworks and tools to incubate and accelerate best in class products and services for the community, through agile and iterative design and its trial, through to launch and scale. This role will entail working at the intersection of evaluation, monitoring and research, and human-centred design.

The Research, Evaluation and Monitoring Adviser (general) role is dedicated to supporting the work of the Wellness and Prevention, Supports and Services, and/or Community and Partnerships groups that make up the Beyond Blue organisation.

Closing date: Wednesday 21st April 2021

  • Full time and part time positions (work arrangements flexible)
  • Location: Sydney/Melbourne (flexible location)| Initially WFH
  • Make a meaningful difference to the lives of Australians in need

You will be joining Mission Australia’s Centre for Evidence and Insights, a team that that inspires curiosity for evidence that leads to action. In this role you will be responsible for contributing to the dissemination and application of the Impact Measurement and Evaluation Strategy across the organisation that empowers learning and action. Your work will be accessible and relevant to MA staff to assist them to apply insights and identify opportunities from impact measurement and evaluations. You will report to the Impact Measurement and Evaluation Manager.

You will be an evaluator with demonstrated experience and skills in building the capacity of client-facing workers to participate in, use and apply monitoring, evaluation and impact measurement insights.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Strategic application of integrated impact measurement and evaluation systems
  • Build capacity within Mission Australia by actively contributing to the development and implementation of training tools that assist with monitoring, evaluation and impact measurement to better inform organisational decision making
  • Contribute to the development of new or improved tools and systems that allow people to access necessary insights simply and intuitively
  • Develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders
  • Add to the design and implementation of analysis, evaluation and reporting frameworks
  • Working with a range of stakeholders to determine the meaningful reporting requirements for the stakeholder to better manage performance
  • Maintain active and constructive relationships with internal and external stakeholders to inform design and delivery of key objectives

Closing date: Thursday 15th April 2021
Position: Full time, 24 month fixed term contract
Salary: $90,439 to $94,436, plus super
Location: Preston

The Organisation
Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is the largest organisation of its kind in Australia, employing more than 600 employees and delivering more than 70 programs across Victoria. VACCA is an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation that supports and advocates for the Aboriginal community. Our strength lies with our people. Our team is committed to the organisation's vision and values; advocates for our children and other vulnerable community members; and shows respect for, observance and compliance with Aboriginal cultural protocols, practice and ceremony. Our Aboriginality is what distinguishes us from mainstream services and what enables us to deliver the positive outcomes we achieve for.

About the role:
The Research and Evidence Development Team (the ‘RED’ Team) supports program design, the development and implementation of internal and external evaluations, embedding evaluative inquiry across VACCA’s programs, and research projects. This is an exciting time for the Research and Evidence Development Team (RED team): it is charged with leading organisational change to better evidence the benefits of VACCA’s services, strengthen program design and delivery, support service innovation, and build a proactive approach to research and evaluation in the service of VACCA’s strategic directions.

This position is new, within a growing team in VACCA. The Senior Project Officer - Evaluation will be required to support the development of VACCA’s evidence-informed practice by designing and implementing a range of evaluations, with a particular focus on VACCA’s innovative family violence service responses. You will take a highly participatory approach to evaluation design and delivery, which will include development of program logics and theories of change, M& E plans, development of data collection tools, data collection and analysis, reporting, and supporting program reflection based on evaluation findings, and acquittal to funders.

Closing date: Friday 9th April 2021, 5.00pm

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of Australia’s most successful public interest and social justice organisations. In the face of rising levels of unmet legal need, Justice Connect designs and delivers high impact interventions to increase access to legal support and progress social justice.

Role purpose:
The Measurement, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Lead will project manage the implementation and continuous improvement of Justice Connect’s new MEL framework to ensure our work has impact and contributes to our vision and strategy. This will include aligning organisational MEL data collection and reporting practices to the framework and our theory of change, and supporting the MEL capacity of staff across the organisation.

Key responsibilities:

* Implementing Justice Connect’s MEL framework across all our services. This will include:

  • Refining and continuously improving the MEL framework
  • Developing and implementing a MEL capacity building plan that engages staff in understanding, engaging with and committing to the new framework;
  • Supporting consistent and high-quality measurement practices across Justice Connect, including refining data collection tools and procedures for their use; and,
  • Supporting programs to undertake data monitoring, reflection and learning activities.

* Drawing on MEL activities and in consultation with key staff, assist programs to participate in reporting that aligns with the MEL framework, including:

  • Internal reports to management, service teams and the board;
  • Reports to funders; and
  • External public reporting, including our annual Impact Report.
  • Provide advice and input to the development of Justice Connect projects from a MEL perspective.

Centre for Program Evaluation | Melbourne Graduate School of Education | The University of Melbourne

Closing date: Wednesday 14th April 2021

About the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

The Melbourne Graduate School of Education is a global leader in teaching and education research, offering challenging courses, world-changing research and contemporary learning spaces.

About the role

Applications are invited for a Project Manager (Research Fellow) to assist in the delivery of several large-scale innovative evaluation and research projects.

This position will be responsible for three Department of Education and Training-funded Evaluations. These include:

  • Evaluation of the Differentiated Support for School Improvement Initiatives
  • Evaluation of the Professional Learning Communities
  • Evaluation of the Implementation of the Literacy and Numeracy Strategy
  • Evaluation designs being employed are cutting-edge and employ a combination of a range of designs including quasi-experiments, developmental and theory-driven impact evaluations. Sophisticated approaches to data collection and analysis are also being employed, including the development of a dedicated data portal that generates automatic feedback to implementers for one of the evaluations.

Closing date: Wednesday 14th April 2021
Contact: Domenic Zappia, Commissioning Manager – 0421 519 425
Salary Range: $79,000 – $83,000 pa (plus super & tax-free salary packaging)

  • Do you have a passion for evaluating and driving evidence-based outcomes in the health care sector?
  • Do enjoy working in a diverse and fast pace environment with a number of key stakeholders.
  • Are you looking for a role that provides you with learning and development opportunities, a flexible working environment in a supportive team with a strong focus on employee health and wellbeing.
  • Full time maternity relief contract until July 2022, in Campbelltown, NSW.

With your ideas, expertise and commitment, you can make a real difference to the lives of those in our community. At SWSPHN we are dedicated to enhancing and connecting primary health care, so residents and patients achieve better health outcomes.

Closing date: Friday 9th April 2021

The MEL Adviser (Strategy) will play a key role in the ongoing consolidation of an effective and efficient Vanuatu Skills Partnership monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) system that is flexible and responsive to emerging opportunities, while providing robust information to guide strategic decision-making and demonstrate results.

  • Position reports to: Contractor Representative / Partnership Director
  • Organisational Relationships: MEL Adviser (Systems), Quality Systems Manager, Partnership Director, Strategic Adviser, Contractor Support Coordinator
  • Location: Home-based
  • Contract type: Adviser Remuneration Framework (ARF) Short Term Adviser (STA), classification C3
  • Inputs: approx. 80 days between April 2021 – January 2022 (extension subject to performance and continuation of head contract).

Closing date: Sunday 4th April 2021

About the Institute for Human Security and Social Change

The Institute for Human Security and Social Change (the Institute) is a not-for-profit, collaborative and university-wide initiative, located within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at La Trobe University. The Institute is focused on advancing inclusive social change. We aim to learn from the practice of social change, share that learning in Australia and internationally, and to inform practice by bringing to bear the latest thinking in international development and social change. We do this through research and support of social change initiatives, teaching, professional development and outreach.

About the position

Reporting to the Senior Research Fellow – Monitoring and Evaluation, the Research Officer will support the Institute's expanding portfolio of partners in Indigenous Australia and the Pacific through providing monitoring, evaluation and learning and other research services.

Closing date: Friday 9th April 2021

Who are we?
ARTD works for a range of not-for-profit and government clients on issues ranging from health, child protection, community services to environmental issues. We help our clients to think critically about what they do, plan new approaches and to communicate what they have achieved.

We are: committed, creative and collaborative. ARTD knows that it is important for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to lead projects which affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lives, recognising the importance of shared lived experience and the value of connection with communities. Our approach to our work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities supports self-determination, is trauma informed, makes space for deep listening and uses tools and techniques to enable different voices to be heard.

ARTD offers a great work/home life balance, a diversity of work, and a supportive team. We are committed to the professional growth of its staff and regardless of your level of experience, you will be supported to grow and realise your potential.

Closing date: Friday 9th April 2021

  • Do you want to work on some of the most important questions for government and community?
  • Do you want to enter a career in evaluation?
  • Your next job could be with ARTD Consultants.

Who are we?
ARTD works for a range of not-for-profit and government clients on issues ranging from health, child protection, community services to environmental issues. We help our clients to think critically about what they do, plan new approaches and to communicate what they have achieved.

We are: committed, creative and collaborative. ARTD knows that it is important for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to lead projects which affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lives, recognising the importance of shared lived experience and the value of connection with communities. Our approach to our work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities supports self-determination, is trauma informed, makes space for deep listening and uses tools and techniques to enable different voices to be heard.

ARTD offers a great work/home life balance, a diversity of work, and a supportive team. We are committed to the professional growth of its staff and regardless of your level of experience, you will be supported to grow and realise your potential.