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Evaluation Lead

Organisation : Victoria Legal Aid

Location : Melbourne (Melbourne)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Consulting & Strategy

Sector : Law, Justice & Human Rights

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $112,202 – $142,802 pro rata plus superannuation

Application closing date : 8 Dec, 2019

About the role

  • Part time (0.8FTE), maximum term position up to 12 months (full time applications will be considered)
  • Salary commensurate with experience, range: $112,202 – $142,802 pro rata plus superannuation
  • Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging
  • Join an organisation making a difference in the lives of vulnerable Victorians

About the role:
Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) is seeking a dynamic, collaborative and experienced Evaluation Lead to drive the organisational evaluation program.

This is a fabulous opportunity for an experienced evaluator to strengthen our evaluation and outcomes approach and help us grow our evaluation capacity and culture. You will be responsible for leading our evaluation portfolio, steering key strategic projects and providing targeted advice and ongoing support to senior leaders and other staff.

The role is critical to making evidence-based policy, service design and delivery a reality at VLA, and is responsible for driving improvement across the organisation in the collection and use of evidence, establishing robust frameworks tailored to our context, and building staff commitment, knowledge and skills at all levels. 

About you:
To be successful in this role you will have a passion for purposeful, useful and used evaluations, strong problem-solving skills, and an enthusiasm for sharing your evaluation knowledge with others.

You will have extensive professional experience in monitoring and evaluating programs and projects in the not-for-profit/ community, government, and/or legal sectors, with particular skills in practical evaluation methods for use in busy organisations. Critical to your success will be your highly developed leadership skills and ability to foster collaborative and influential relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders. You will also demonstrate strong coaching and facilitation skills, and an ability to engage staff and build their capacity in monitoring and evaluation approaches.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Victoria Legal Aid

About Victoria Legal Aid:
Our vision is for a fair and just society where rights and responsibilities are upheld. With over 800 staff employed in 15 offices across Victoria, we help people with their legal problems by providing information, advice and education with a focus on the prevention and early resolution of legal problems. We also provide legal representation to those who need it most.

Employee benefits:
We offer attractive employment benefits including salary packaging (making part of your salary tax-free), flexible working arrangements, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on achieving quality outcomes for disadvantaged Victorians.

How to apply for this role

Position Description : Evaluation Lead PD #1555

To apply, visit our Careers web page. Submit a current resume and completed candidate application form (listed within the file attachments as a word document). You must complete the candidate application form to be considered for this role, separate responses to the KSC outlined in the position description are not required. Please also include the contact details of two referees.

For further information review the attached position description or contact Chris Sheard, Associate Director, Strategic Planning and Investment on (03) 9269 0644.

No agency applications will be accepted.

Applications close by 11.59pm on Sunday 8 December, 2019

Please quote in application: Evaluation Lead via Pro Bono Australia.

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