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Director (Singapore)

Centre for Evidence and Implementation

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Posted over 30 days ago...

Lead the Way in Research and Evaluation with CEI and Shape the Future of Evidence and Implementation Science in Asia

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Singapore - Hybrid

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98% Remote- Singapore

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Expires at anytime

The Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) is on the lookout for a strategic leader to drive methodological excellence in research, evaluation, and implementation science within Singapore and Asia. CEI, a subsidiary of Save the Children Australia, is a pioneering organization dedicated to applying evidence to improve outcomes in health, education, and social welfare. As a child-safe organisation, CEI offers a collaborative, forward-thinking environment that values innovation and impact.

  • Oversee and enhance the methodological rigour of CEI's evaluation and monitoring initiatives.
  • Collaborate with the global Methods Lab leadership to uphold high-quality research standards.
  • Lead and mentor a team of research and evaluation professionals.
  • Develop strategic regional partnerships and a portfolio of projects that resonate with CEI's mission.
  • Advance CEI's institutional reputation as a domain leader and elevate your personal leadership profile.
  • Proven expertise in research, evaluation, and ideally evidence synthesis and implementation science.
  • A minimum of 8 years' experience in research and evaluation methods, particularly quantitative methods.
  • Knowledge in key areas such as mental health, social care, education, and youth justice, with a readiness to expand into new domains.
  • Applicants must have rights to work in Singapore.

To apply, submit your CV and cover letter to [email removed - click apply for more details]. Positions will stay open until filled. All candidates must pass a national police check and adhere to our child protection policy and code of conduct.

The Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) is seeking a strategic leader with methodological expertise in research, evaluation, and implementation science. The primary role of the Director is to oversee, develop and strengthen the methodological quality of CEI’s work in evaluation and monitoring for Singapore and Asia. The Director will be a member of the organisation-wide Leadership Team responsible for driving and facilitating the delivery of CEI’s vision.

The Director will undertake project oversight, working across projects and geographies to provide leadership to CEI teams as they deliver projects. The Director will ensure standards for high quality research and evaluation for CEI’s work in Singapore and Asia, in partnership with global Methods Lab leadership. This will include leading a methodologically strong workforce to produce high-quality work alongside line managing and supervising research and evaluation team members.

The Director will initiate, cultivate, and sustain strategic relationships with organisations and individuals across the region and build a portfolio of fee-paying projects that are aligned with CEI’s vision and focus areas. This Director will grow the institutional profile for CEI a leader in the field and of their own profile as a leader of the institution.

The successful candidate will have expertise and credibility in research and evaluation, and ideally also in evidence synthesis and implementation science. They will have significant expertise in the development of research and evaluation methods, including quantitative methods (minimum 8 years’ experience). They will also have expertise and credibility in at least two of our key content areas (e.g. mental health, social care and social welfare, parenting, education, youth justice) and a willingness to quickly develop expertise in other areas.

CEI offers a supportive, progressive culture that balances challenging work with fun. We offer an extra 5 days paid annual leave during the Christmas shutdown period, a competitive salary, and extra benefits. Our flexible work policies enable you to work from home and compress your work week.

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter highlighting your alignment with the position competencies to [email removed - click apply for more details]. Applications will remain open until the role is filled. Please note: The Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) is a subsidiary of Save the Children Australia, a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a national police check and sign our child protection policy and code of conduct. Only applicants with rights to work in Singapore will be considered.

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