Job Details
  • Reference384055A_1638146420
  • LocationMelbourne
  • SalaryUp to AU$60 per hour + + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 2 months ago
  • ConsultantVedangi More

About the Organization:
This leading government agency supports those in need and provides tools for Australians to be able to achieve their goals. Their work has an impact on a significant area in the social sector, and you can contribute to the difference that they make in this role. This agency has a great team culture and excellent office locations in Melbourne and Tasmania.

About the Team:
The Research and Evaluation Branch is responsible for improving evidence based decision making within the agency, finding solutions to high priority issues in the delivery of services and supports through research and evaluation effort and playing a leadership role in driving and shaping national and international disability research to maximise its impact for the organization.

About the Role:
The Senior Research and Evaluation Officer is accountable to support the delivery of evaluations of key strategic projects implemented by the agency, and other strategic research projects. The role will be required to apply their technical knowledge in a range of contexts relevant to the organization. These include disability types such as autism or visual impairment, settings such as housing or employment, interventions such as therapies or models of care, methods such as development of guidance or implementation of change, and other areas related to disability policy, services and supports.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting strategic evaluation and research projects.
  • Quantitative data collection and analysis using SAS or R, in accordance with standard operating procedures, agency's standards and ethics requirements.
  • Qualitative data collection and analysis in accordance with standard operating procedures, NDIS standards and ethics requirements
  • Supporting the development of logic models and monitoring and evaluation frameworks for other agency programs, policies and services.
  • Preparing and implementing surveys
  • Preparing ethics applications.
  • Preparing and presenting high-quality reports and presentations.
  • Enhancing the agency's use of evidence-informed practice in delivering outcomes for participants, carers and family members.
  • Building the agency's approach to innovation in delivering practice improvements and contemporary services and supports, to improve outcomes for participants (people with disabilities, their carers and families).
  • Providing technical expertise and advice on evaluation design and delivery including quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis.
  • Corresponding with internal and external stakeholders.

What you will bring to the role:

  • Strong and adaptable communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work within and across teams and adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to prioritise and allocate tasks in an efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy

You MUST be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident to be considered for this opportunity and eligible to clear a national police check.

How to apply:
Please click 'APPLY" to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role. You can also send in your resumes directly to or call me on 0469 889 351 for a confidential chat regarding the role.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 02/12/21 at 12pm