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Senior Evaluation Advisor
Victoria Legal Aid
Deadline: Friday 28th June 2019

  • Seeking expressions of interest for up to 6 months, Full time role
  • Salary commensurate with experience, VLA4 range: $88,436 - $110,543 plus super
  • May suit a secondment arrangement.

About the role: 

VLA is seeking expressions of interest for the role of Senior Evaluation Advisor for a period of up to 6 months as a backfill while one of our team is on long service leave.

You will play a key role as part of a small team in developing the knowledge and capacity necessary to embed effective and rigorous monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities around Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) programs, services and projects.

You will provide tailored advice and hands-on support to develop and implement M&E processes and integrate evaluative thinking into ongoing work. You will lead program logic/theory of change processes, develop appropriate M&E frameworks and tools, and build the capacity of staff to evaluate VLA’s programs and projects.

This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to an organisation aimed at making a difference in the lives of our clients and the community.

About you:

You will have a relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent professional experience including the M&E of programs and/or projects in the government, not for profit, and/or legal sectors. You will demonstrate strong leadership skills with the ability to build the capacity of staff across the organisation in the use of M&E approaches.

To be successful in this role you will have a passion for evaluation, strong analytical and problem- solving skills with the ability to analyse, synthesise and promote the use of data. You will have high level interpersonal skills including the ability to provide clear, informed and timely advice to internal stakeholders at all levels.

How to apply:

Send a short email setting out why you are interested in the role, and why you’d be a good candidate, along with a copy of your CV to Bridget McAloon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please contact Bridget McAloon, Acting Manager, Research Evaluation and Library on (03) 9280 3747 to find out more about the role.

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