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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. 

An administration fee of $AUD110.00 (gst incl) applies to each job ad submitted.


Centre for Program Evaluation, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne
Deadline: Wednesday 1st August 2018
Contact for further information: Lee Au at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow position with the Centre for Program Evaluation (CPE) at the MGSE. The position will contribute to research and evaluation projects including the evaluation of literacy and numeracy interventions in rural and remote schools. As the successful applicant, you will contribute to a number of research and evaluation projects in the CPE through client liaison, project planning and delivery coordination of data collection and analysis and producing research reports and publications.

For more information and to submit an application, please visit:


Telethon Kids Institute
Deadline: Friday 3rd August 2018, 5pm
Contact for further information: Tobias Schoep, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Research Officer/Senior Research Officer Research Impact

The Telethon Kids Institute is one of the nation's leading medical research organisations with impressive facilities in Subiaco, Western Australia. It is home to more than 500 staff and postgraduate students who are dedicated to tackling the major causes of childhood disease, disability and disadvantage. Our research teams are among the world's best and we have strong affiliations with Princess Margaret Hospital for Children and all the major Western Australian universities, particularly The University of Western Australia and Curtin University.

2018 will be a significant year for the Telethon Kids Institute with a move to brand new premises within the new children's hospital building at the QEII Campus in Nedlands. The new building will see the Telethon Kids Institute co-located with the new Perth Children's Hospital and housed in state-of-the-art premises with increased space and improved access to leading edge technology and research facilities.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a researcher with experience in consultative research methods to work with the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes Research Impact Working Group on a project aiming to support medical research institutes to maximise their research impact. The applicant should have excellent interpersonal skills as the project will involve significant stakeholder involvement across all states and territories.

NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet
Deadline: Sunday 22nd July 2018
Contact for further information: Anthea McClintock on (02) 6391 3359, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

An exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and responsive team who are passionate about program evaluation and are committed to continual improvement of DPC program delivery for the residents of NSW.

  • Be part of a team improving the design and delivery of programs for the residents of NSW and contributing to the development of evidence-informed practices and decision making in the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
  • Put your program evaluation experience and analytical skills to good use as you work with policy and program delivery teams to: ensure programs are evaluation ready; evaluate programs; and report on the outcomes of completed evaluations to inform program level decisions.
  • Role is located in Orange NSW.
  • Ongoing role.

Ministry of Transport NZ
Deadline: Monday 16th July 2018

Transport impacts everyone and the Ministry of Transport (MoT) is the policy engine room, advising how transport can better the lives of New Zealanders, whether that is enabling driverless cars, contributing to urban and regional development or tourism earnings. We are looking to combine our key strengths with new talent to adapt to our environment that is complex and changing at pace!

We have a new Principal Adviser – Evaluation role here at MoT within our Domain Strategy, Economics & Evaluation team who are responsible for providing expert policy evaluation, appraisal and assessment advice on transport issues.

NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
Deadline: Sunday 15th July 2018

Science Division in the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage is seeking a Principal Project Officer to develop, lead and deliver high-quality and cost-effective evaluations. This is a rare opportunity to collaborate with stakeholders on diverse projects across the Climate Change Fund (CCF) and influence the strategic direction of evaluation.

  • Do you relish delivering high quality evaluation projects?
  • Do you enjoy managing multiple complex tasks simultaneously and completing them to a high standard?
  • Are you able to work effectively both autonomously and as part of a team?

If so, you could be the right person for our newly formed team. For more information, including how to apply, please see

For further information about the role please contact: Mohammad Alatoom (02) 9995 5494 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; for enquiries about the recruitment process please contact Ashlee Chuter (02) 9585 6105.


Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Deadline: Sunday 15th July 2018

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and talented manager with experience in the monitoring and evaluation of learning activities to design and implement a range evaluation tools as well as maintaining the high quality of statistical monitoring and reporting.

This is a non-ongoing APS EL1 position until 31 December 2019. For further information and to apply visit -


Coffey International Development
Deadline: Sunday 15th July 2018

  • Opportunity for an experienced MEL specialist to support development of the education sector in Fiji
  • Short term periodic inputs up to a total of 120 days over a 12 month contract period
  • Inputs based in Suva, Fiji. Some travel within Fiji may be required

NSW Ministry of Health
Position title: Senior Evaluation Officer (2 positions)
Deadline: Sunday 8 July 2018

The Office of Preventive Health, NSW Ministry of Health, is advertising for 2 permanent full time Senior Evaluation Officer positions to manage and support a range of evaluation projects and provide advice on the research and evaluation aspects of chronic disease prevention programs and initiatives.

This is an exciting role that will involve a mix of doing hands-on evaluation work, commissioning evaluations, and providing expert advice and support for other various monitoring and evaluation activities at the NSW Ministry of Health and Local Health Districts.

The job details can be found here:

Applications close on Sunday 8 July 2018.

Download position description.


Oxford Policy Management Australia
Deadline: Tuesday 10th July 2018

Oxford Policy Management (OPM) Australia builds on OPM’s work across South East Asia and the Pacific, by deepening OPM’s engagement with public and private sector organisations in the region, including the Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade and the New Zealand Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Consultant / Manager (MEL Manager). This is a varied and interesting position for someone looking to join a small but growing team, where they can have a high impact.
You will lead OPM’s MEL work for DFAT and NZ MFAT, understanding these donors’ specific MEL frameworks and requirements. Within this collaborative environment, you will share good contextual understanding and expertise from working in the Pacific and South East Asia that can help OPM unlock opportunities in the region. You will have the responsibility of providing technical guidance on evaluations to OPM Australia’s multidisciplinary team.

Adara Development (Australia)
Deadline: Sunday 22 July 2018

  • Are you a Monitoring and Evaluation expert passionate about making a difference for women and children?
  • Are you looking for a challenging, wide ranging and rewarding role?
  • Would you like to take a management role in an INGO and leading ‘business for purpose’?

If so, we want to hear from you!

The Adara Group is seeking an experienced, energetic and dedicated individual to be part our programmes team and lead our monitoring, evaluation and learning stream of work.

The Adara Group has two quite different parts, but one united purpose – to support people in poverty. The first part is an international development organisation, made up of non-profit companies and trusts spanning six countries, called Adara Development. The second part is two Australia-based corporate advisory businesses, Adara Advisors and Adara Partners. Adara Advisors is a BCorp.

The Adara businesses are ‘for purpose’ rather than for profit. Their sole objective is to fund Adara Development’s administration and emergency project costs. This allows 100% of all other donations received by Adara Development to go directly to project-related costs.

Adara was established in 1997 and is focused on improving health and education for women, children and communities living in poverty. We are experts in maternal, newborn, child health, and remote community development. We reach tens of thousands of people living in poverty each year.

The Adara Group has operations in six countries – Australia, Nepal, Uganda, USA, Bermuda and UK. We implement country programmes in Nepal and Uganda. In Nepal, the Adara programmes are in the Himalayan Mountains of the Humla and Ghyangfedi regions and the capital city of Kathmandu. In Uganda, our work is focused in the rural Nakaseke District.

GHD Pty Ltd
Deadline: Friday 13 July 2018

The Company & Program
Privately owned by our people, GHD is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services companies. Our global network of over 9000 people operates in the water, energy and resources, property and buildings, environment, and transportation markets. GHD's International Development Assistance (IDA) Team delivers project management and technical services for the world's largest development organisations to improve the lives of people in developing countries. The Papua New Guinea - Australia Transport Sector Support Program (TSSP) continues the Australian Government's long term commitment to the PNG transport infrastructure sector. The shared long term goal of TSSP is a safer, more reliable transport system in place enabling economic and social development in PNG.

The Role
The program now seeks applications for a Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation Specialist to undertake a two year, full time position based in Port Moresby. The position will work closely with agencies to strengthen understanding, processes and systems on collecting business and corporate data and information for use in business decision making and reporting on performance. It will also require a hands-on approach to mentoring agencies to deliver annual and periodic performance reports as required by the Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) public service procedures.

Department of Education (NSW)
Deadline: Thursday 21st June 2018
Contact for further information: Gerry O’Sullivan, Senior Project Coordinator, Evaluation Capacity Building, CESE, Department of Education, at (02) 9561 8862 or by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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 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.

Further information including how to apply go to:


Empowered Communities
Deadline: Tuesday 19th June 2018

The Data Director is a new Empowered Communities role. You will be responsible for the implementation of a monitoring, evaluation and adaptive learning framework for in the eight Empowered Communities regions. A key aspect of the role will be to ensure that all regions have baseline data that supports evidence based decision making and are able to develop regional targets and measures to close the gap on Indigenous disparity.

The Data Director is expected to work in a collaborative way demonstrating excellent leadership and communication skills. The Data Director will apply strategic thinking to complex challenges using excellent problem solving and analytical skills, have an understanding of socioeconomic evaluation and be able to engage a range of stakeholders that includes regional Indigenous leaders and government partners.

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