Job Details
  • Reference403694A_1674630146
  • LocationAdelaide CBD
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted11 days ago
  • ConsultantTeresa Zanatta

Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability, and culturally and linguistic diverse candidates are always encouraged to apply.

***Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government***

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage EL1 Assistant Director, Research and Evaluation a 12 months assignment with potential extension in Adelaide CBD.

About the Team

The Research and Evaluation Branch is responsible for ensuring that NDIA policies, practices and priorities are informed by trustworthy and robust evidence. The branch aims to improve evidence-based decision making within the NDIA and finds solutions to high priority issues, shaping disability research to maximise its impact for the NDIS.

The branch is accountable for collating and conducting research, evidence, best practice and lived experiences for decision-making. This includes evaluating key NDIA programs and initiatives, ensuring staff are able to find, generate and utilise evidence for decision-making and translating our knowledge of research to our customers and stakeholders.

About the Role

The EL1 Assistant Director, Research and Evaluation will support the delivery of an internal service that conducts research and evaluation using a range of methods to inform Agency decisions.

The position has reasonable autonomy and accountability to exercise both initiative and judgement to interpret legislation and policy in the application of practices and procedures to achieve outcomes within the functions.

The EL1 Assistant Director, Research and Evaluation will provide detailed technical, professional, policy and operational advice in relation to complex problems. It will be required to coordinate and assist in the strategic planning, program, project management and policy development to support the NDIA's objectives to "build a world-leading National Disability Insurance Scheme".

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Working with internal stakeholders to identify, prioritise, scope, develop and manage project plans.
  • Leading mixed methods research and evaluation projects using a range of quantitative, qualitative and survey methodologies.
  • Ensuring research and evaluation is conducted in accordance with appropriate guidelines, standard operating procedures, NDIS standards and ethics requirements, and maintaining project related records.
  • Preparing and presenting internal reports and slide-pack summaries for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Working collaboratively with other teams in the Research and Evaluation Branch, as required.
  • Designing and conducting research projects, including working with people with various types of disabilities and from various cultural backgrounds.
  • Communicate and support the implementation of research findings.

(NOTE: the key responsibilities of the role are based on current priorities and may change over time)

What's on Offer?

  • Position located in Adelaide
  • EL1 $585.00 per day + super
  • Temporary contract for 12 months, with possibility to extend
  • Standard Hours or work - Monday to Friday, 8:30 am till 5:00 pm

****Applications close by 10am Wednesday 8th of February 2023.****

It is highly desirable that the successful applicant understand or lived experience in the field of disability.

If you are interested in the role and you have the right experience for the position, please apply now following the link below. CM123W