About the role
What’s in it for you?
Due to rapid business expansion we have multiple opportunities for exceptional candidates as Advisors in our Sydney and Melbourne teams on a two-year, full-time contract. Are you looking for a new challenge and want to join a successful and growing organisation dedicated to creating lasting and effective social change? Do you have a passion for real-world implementation of evidence-informed solutions? If so, we want to hear from you.
Working closely with senior staff, the role of the Advisor is to manage and deliver a portfolio of CEI projects, with a strong focus on applying evidence in service development and improvement, evidence synthesis, and advancing implementation science. You will lead project management, intervention design (using evidence-informed practices and programs), field work (e.g. sector training and coaching) and the development of written products, may contribute to research activities and publications depending on the nature of the project. The Advisor will benefit from a grounding in the implementation science literature and/or experience in providing implementation support for evidence-informed programs and practices in social services settings. As a global organisation there will be at times an expectation that work and meetings will be conducted outside regular business hours.
Key Areas of Responsibility & Required Competencies
Under the direction of a Senior Advisor or Director, the Advisor will lead and support a range of initiatives focusing on implementing evidence in practice and policy, leveraging implementation science to support the uptake of evidence-informed approaches, and evaluating these initiatives. Key areas of accountability are outlined below. Other duties will be performed as required.
Design, and support implementation of, evidence-informed programs, practices and interventions:
Build the capacity of partners and funders to leverage implementation science and evidence-informed solutions:
Project management and delivery:
Adopt the role of Project Manager for selected projects taking responsibility for delivering high quality projects and the management of project resources by (for example):
Key Selection Criteria
Essential Knowledge or Experience:
Diversity and Inclusion at CEI
We are committed to improving outcomes for communities who are facing adversity through leveraging the best available evidence. We value diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds and with lived experience of the social issues our work addresses and in the communities we aim to serve. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
About the organisation
The Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) is a global, not-for-profit evidence intermediary dedicated to using the best evidence in practice and policy to improve the lives of children, families, and communities facing adversity. Established in Australia in late 2015, CEI is a multi-disciplinary team across four offices in Singapore, Melbourne, Sydney and London. We work with our clients, including policymakers, governments, practitioners, program providers, organisation leaders, philanthropists and funders in three key areas of work:
How to apply
Please submit your cover letter and CV plus a separate statement of not more than 3 sides of A4 demonstrating how you meet the Key Selection Criteria to email@example.com.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, we encourage you to apply early, the final date to apply is Sunday June 27th 2021.
Please note: We have a legal responsibility to ensure that all our employees have the legal right to live and work in the country of work. If we make an offer of employment, we will need to check that you are eligible to work in Australia before you start work.
The Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) is founded by Save the Children Australia. Being a child-safe organisation, all employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, and sign our Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.
Please quote in application: Advisor via Pro Bono Australia.