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Advisor – Enhancing programs & services

Centre for Evidence and Implementation


Posted over 30 days ago...


Join CEI's mission to enhance lives with high-quality research and contribute to impactful evidence generation


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£100000 - £110000

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Sydney (hybrid)

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Expires at anytime

Organisation Summary: The Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) is a global entity committed to creating positive societal change by applying high-quality evidence in policy and practice. As a subsidiary of Save the Children Australia, CEI operates with a child-safe framework and is dedicated to nurturing professional development and fostering a collaborative work environment.

  • Role Summary:
    • Collaborate with senior staff to conduct evaluations and synthesize evidence.
    • Support program and service implementation.
    • Engage in consultation, design program logics, collect and analyze data.
    • Write reports, conduct workshops, present findings, and manage projects.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Substantial experience in research and evaluation.
    • Proficiency in evidence communication for policy and practice.
    • Understanding of evaluation rigour and evidence synthesis.
    • Exceptional project management and communication skills.
    • Capability to work with diverse stakeholders.
  • Benefits:
    • Competitive salary of $100,000-$110,000 plus superannuation.
    • Opportunity for contract extension beyond the initial 24-month term.
    • Salary packaging options available.
  • Application Process Details:
    • Email CV and cover letter to [email removed - click apply for more details] by 5pm, Monday 17 June 2024.
    • Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.
    • Compliance with National Police Check, Child Protection Policy, and Code of Conduct is required.

At CEI, we are driven to improve lives through the creation and use of high-quality evidence. We are a diverse, global team that values its people, nurtures professional growth and emphasises collaboration. We are currently looking for a research and evaluation specialist with a passion to join our team.

The role of the Advisor involves working closely with Directors and Principal Advisors to undertake evaluation, evidence synthesis and other work that supports evidence generation and take-up. This includes supporting the implementation of programs and services. The Advisor’s work includes consultation, evaluation design, theory of change and program logics, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, report writing, conducting workshops, presentation of findings and project management.

Job requirements include extensive prior experience in research and evaluation roles, strong skills in the gathering, translation and communication of evidence for policy and practice, and a sound understanding of rigour in evaluation and evidence synthesis. The successful candidate will also have strong project management and organisational skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to collaborate with a broad variety of stakeholders from policy, research and practice.

Benefits include a competitive salary of $100,000-$110,000 per annum, plus superannuation (salary packaging available). The contract term is 24 months, with the possibility for extension, including a 6-month probation period.

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to [email removed - click apply for more details] by 5pm, Monday 17 June 2024.

Please note that only applicants with rights to work in Australia will be considered. 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.


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