Project Support & Evaluation Officer

Full Time 1.0FTE, Fixed Term Contract until December 20256 weeks annual leave | Salary packaging up to $15,900 tax freeBased in DarwinBase Salary $89,426 - $97,048Total Renumeration Package $113,280 - $121,890 Are you an enthusiastic and motivated person with experience of project coordination, and would be keen to help improve service delivery and program evaluation for people with kidney disease?If this sounds like you, join our team to help make a difference. About your new role:Menzies is looking for a Project Support and Evaluation Officer to work with the renal team and who will coordinate and manage projects related to the Renal Health Program.The Renal Health Program sits within the Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Diseases Division.  The program has a strong focus on evidence translation, identifying new and innovative strategies to improve service delivery and program evaluation to inform policy decisions related to health care for people with kidney disease. It works locally and at a national level in partnership with government and non-government health services to identify, develop and support innovative strategies.The role of the Project Support and Evaluation Officer will include assisting the Renal team in ongoing project activities and by responding to external requests for consultancy services including developing proposals for: the monitoring and evaluation of programs and services.You will be required to write proposals, design project methodologies, develop data collection tools, seek ethics approval, collect qualitative data, source quantitative data, collation, analysis and report writing.Occasional travel, including to remote communities will be necessary.Please see Position Description for a full list of role requirements and for the selection criteria. What you will bring: As an enthusiastic, qualified professional you already have the capacity to provide consultation services, advice and guidance to stakeholders. You have sound communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively in a culturally safe manner with people from diverse cultures. You also possess:Relevant tertiary qualifications, plus at least , or a combination of experience and qualifications/training.Knowledge of and expertise in evaluation tools and methodologies applicable to health with demonstrated experience in and responsibility for the practical implementation of evaluations or evaluative research.Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and ability to both lead and support the writing of reports, journal articles, briefs, proposals and conference presentations.Ability to build strong productive relationships within an organisation and collaborative external partnerships. Well-developed capacity to consult, collaborate and negotiate effectively with people from diverse cultures and a wide range of stakeholders.Sound computer literacy and data presentation skills including proficiency with word and excel and familiarity with qualitative data analysis programs such as NVIVO. What you will get: Menzies is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses. If making a positive health impact in Australia and across our region excites and motivates you, join us as we continue to translate our research into effective programs and partnerships in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, and find enduring solutions to health problems that matter.As a recognised national leader in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research, education and research training, Menzies is committed to providing a culturally inclusive and supportive work environment, and ensuring our workforce is representative of the people with and for whom we work. We seek to amplify First Nations voices in all aspects of our work, and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for this position. Benefits of working for MenziesExciting career opportunity with one of Australia’s leading health research institutesLead change and help make a positive impact6 weeks annual leave, significant salary packaging benefits and other market leading conditions.Attractive salary package $89,426 pa as well as superannuation and salary packaging benefits. If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact:Radwan Rahman TalukderProgram ManagerWellbeing and Preventable Chronic DiseasesEmail: How to Apply:Please click on the 'Apply' button to submit your application.  Applicants are required to provide the following supporting documents:Cover letterUpdated resumeA statement addressing the selection criteria (No more than 2 pages)Any other relevant supporting documentation For a copy of the position description or to find more information on how to apply for this role please visit Menzies careers website: or phone 08 8946 8409. Closing date:  Thursday 25 November 2022 Click here to view the Position DescriptionPosition Description AUD Darwin 0800