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Organisation : Relationships Australia Canberra & Region

Location : Canberra (Deakin)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Support Services, Mental Health, Research / Medical Research

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $97,918.49 to $103,259.16 plus super and PB I tax benefit for a full-time position

Application closing date : 26 Apr, 2021

About the role

The Policy, Research and Evaluation Manager has a pivotal role in ensuring Relationships Australia Canberra and Region (RACR) policies and procedures support the organisation to deliver high quality services, meet the organisation’s strategic aims, requirements of external accrediting bodies and comply with funding agreements. The Policy, Research and Evaluation Manager is also responsible for designing, advising on, and implementing the internal evaluation framework for major Commonwealth and State government programs (currently around 40) and managing and developing our program of research.

This is a fulltime ongoing position, based in Deakin, ACT.

To be successful in this role, you are required to possess:

1. Appropriate tertiary qualifications in social science or other equivalent tertiary research and/or policy qualifications.

2. Demonstrated experience in strategic and operational policy development, research and/or evaluation management.

3. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

4. Experience in managing a small team under strict deadlines with competing priorities.

For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the position description found via

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.


Salary & Benefits

The salary on offer is in the range of $97,918.49 to $103,259.16 per annum plus superannuation for full time. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), RACR employees also receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities, thus significantly increasing the value of your take-home pay.

According to the RACR Enterprise Agreement, the successful candidate will have access to generous leave provisions, annual leave loading, special paid leave during annual holiday shutdown period and flexible working arrangements.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Relationships Australia Canberra & Region

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships. We are a community-based, not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious affiliations. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religious belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.

Relationships Australia offer services in various locations around Australia that includes counselling, family dispute resolution (mediation) and a range of family and community support and education programs, primarily funded by Federal, State and Territory Governments. Relationships Australia Canberra & Region (RACR) is one of the eight state and territory organisations that comprise the Relationships Australia Federation.

RACR is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on any grounds. We have voluntarily opted to be subject to the obligations of a public authority under Part 5A of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2008 (ACT). This means that all staff must comply with human rights, as far as possible to do so, in all our decisions and conduct.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Policy, Research and Evaluation Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


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