EL2 Director Targeted Research and Strategic Evaluation

Posted 30 January 2024
Salary$750 - $900 per day
LocationSurry Hills
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment FederalGovernment

Job description

  • Federal Government opportunity in Surry Hills
  • 12-month contract with possibility of extension
  • Between $750-$900 per day based upon candidate qualifications, skills and experience
Our Client is a Federal Government body that supports Australians and their families by valuing a positive contemporary attitude to disability. They are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual for the position of EL2 Targeted Research and Strategic Evaluation (Labour Hire). This role is accountable for undertaking work with a high level of complexity and sensitivity, delivering quality outcomes across key functions.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Manage a multidisciplinary team specializing in robust mixed methods research and evaluations, including inferential statistical analyses.
  • Develop and manage program logic models, theory of change, and evaluation frameworks.
  • Pioneer innovative approaches for utilizing existing and new data to measure outcomes effectively.
  • Establish and manage key strategic relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders to design and deliver evaluation projects.
  • Oversee the preparation of high-quality written evaluation findings, including business cases, reports for various forums, and documentation.
  • Develop, lead, and foster a culture of evaluative thinking, building the capacity of other business units to conduct evaluations.
  • Collaborate with the leadership team to deliver impactful Research and Evaluation Strategies.
 The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Experience in either State, federal or consultancy evaluation leadership roles
  • 3+ years’ experience in leading teams in large scale, complex evaluations including state/federal programs.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and the ability to work with stakeholders to determine stakeholder needs, program logics and outcomes required.
  • 3+ years in independently designing evaluations and producing evaluation logics that reflect the stakeholders needs.
  • Demonstrates experience delivering end to end formative and impact evaluations which have informed change.
  • Experience in using a range of sophisticated methods including quantitative, qualitative and economic methods.
  • Ability to coach and nurture a team.
  • Excellent presentation and stakeholder skills.
  • Proficient writer who can produce high quality plain English products.
  • A team player who contributes to leading a thriving branch and supports all other areas.
  • Academic or evaluation qualifications
 To Apply:

In order to be considered applicants are required to hold an Australian Citizenship and will be subject to a Federal Government security check if successful.
If this sounds like the role for you, please submit an updated copy of your resume in MS Word format by hitting APPLY NOW or call Leonnie on 02 9200 3684 for more information.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.