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ImprovingEvaluation

Evaluation Advisor
Our Watch
Deadline: 9:00am Tuesday 12th March 2019

Our Watch is a national, not for profit organisation established in 2013. Our mandate is to drive nation-wide change in the culture, behaviours, structures and power imbalances driving violence against women and their children.

Our Watch’s vision is an Australia where women and their children live free from all forms of violence. Our mandate is to stop violence before it happens, and our purpose is to provide national leadership to prevent all forms of violence against women and their children. Our work will always be based on sound research and strong and diverse partnerships. We are based in Melbourne.

Our Watch recognises and values diversity amongst its staff and strongly encourages suitably qualified people from all backgrounds, 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.

More information about Our Watch’s vision, purpose and work areas can be found in our Strategic Plan and other policy documents, available on our website: www.ourwatch.org.au 

About the role:

An exciting opportunity now exists to be a part of the Our Watch Evaluation team with a strong support requirement to the Senior Advisors. This team is responsible for measuring the impacts of our various primary prevention projects and campaigns. Our growing evaluation team (six people and counting) are looking for another team mate to work across several collaborative projects including work in the areas of respectful relationships, education and the primary prevention of violence against LGBTI, Aboriginal and older women.

Our Watch is open to a varying capacity (0.4 to full time) and has flexible working arrangements. This role is fixed term until 30 September, 2019 (with a possible extension, subject to funding). We would also support a secondment arrangement and the opportunity for knowledge and skills exchange this provides with other organisations.

For further information about this role please contact Sarah Kearney on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

About you:
We are looking for someone with:

  • demonstrated ability to undertake both qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods
  • a commitment to the primary prevention of violence against women and advancing gender equality
  • experience in analysing data and translating the findings for policy and practice
  • the ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative cross-organisation team

Experience in developmental evaluation will be highly valuable but is not essential.

How to apply 

Obtain a copy of the Position Description from the Careers and Expressions of Interest page on our website www.ourwatch.org.au 

Email your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (with the job title in the subject line), consisting of:

  • Cover letter
  • Statement against the Skills and Qualifications criteria on the Position Description (max 4 pages)
  • Resume

Closing date for applications is 09:00 am (AEST) Tuesday 12th March 2019
Candidates must be available for interview on Thursday, 14th March 2019

Position Description