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Senior Research Assistant

Centre for Evidence and Implementation

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Posted over 30 days ago...

Join CEI's mission to drive social change and enhance your research career with our dynamic global team

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£65000

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Sydney/Melbourne - Hybrid

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Expires at anytime

The Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) is a subsidiary of Save the Children Australia and is a global leader committed to creating positive social impact. Our diverse team is dedicated to nurturing professional growth and fostering a collaborative environment. CEI focuses on program and system evaluation, implementation, and evidence synthesis within children, youth, family services, health, education, and other social sectors.

  • Contribute to mixed-methods evaluation and research projects.
  • Collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Conduct literature reviews, evidence synthesis, and report writing.
  • Support various administrative and project tasks.
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative research is essential.
  • Skills in research evidence summarization.
  • Capability to deliver high-quality work within tight deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively.
  • Eagerness to enhance research expertise across multiple areas.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational abilities.
  • Proficient in written and verbal communication.

To apply, email your CV and covering letter to [email removed - click apply for more details]. The remuneration for this role is $65,000 per annum, plus superannuation with salary packaging options. The position is on a 24-month contract with the possibility of extension, subject to a 6-month probation period. All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be subject to a National Police Check and adherence to our Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.

The Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) is looking for a dynamic and organised Senior Research Assistant who is keen to drive social change. We are a diverse, global team that values its people, nurtures professional growth, and emphasises collaboration.

The role: The primary role of the Senior Research Assistant is to contribute to the conduct of mixed-methods program and system evaluation, implementation and evidence synthesis projects. Most of these projects relate to children/youth/family services, health, education and other social services. The role is responsible for desk-based and fieldwork research, which may include: collection of quantitative and qualitative data, data analysis, conducting literature and evidence reviews (screening, data extraction and providing summaries) and report writing. There will be other administrative and project support tasks required, such as assisting in the preparation of summaries, ethics submissions, presentations and funding proposals.

Job requirements: Familiarity with and proven aptitude for conducting quantitative and qualitative research is essential. Proven skills in systematically searching for and summarising research evidence. Demonstrated ability to carry out project work to a high standard within tight timelines. Proven ability to form positive relationships and work well with colleagues, practitioners and service users. Willingness and ability to expand your research skills and experience across substantive practice areas. Strong conceptual, analytical, problem-solving and organisational skills Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Benefits: CEI offers a remuneration of $65,000 per annum, plus superannuation (with salary packaging available). This is a 24-month contract with the possibility for extension, including a 6-month probation period.

Application details: To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to: [email removed - click apply for more details]. Applications close: 5pm, Tuesday 11 June 2024.

Additional information: 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 Australia will be considered.

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