Position: Evaluation Lead
Organisation: Our Watch
Location: Flexible - hybrid work arrangements available in Victoria
Work type: Full time, 1.0FTE (0.8FTE considered)
Job duration: Fixed term - 3 years
Probation period: 6 months
Salary: Our Watch Band 5, Level 1 (commencing at $93,366 - $97,760) plus superannuation and 17.5% annual leave loading

Our Watch is a national leader of primary prevention of violence against women and their children. Our vision is an Australia where women and their children live free from all forms of violence. Our role is to stop violence before it starts. We work to embed gender equality and prevent violence where Australians live, learn, work and socialise.

About the role

Working within the newly established Innovation Directorate, this position will oversee and deliver multiple and concurrent developmental research and evaluation initiatives. The role will contribute to building the evidence base for the organisation to continue to enhance its work in the primary prevention of violence against women. Reporting to the Manager, Impact and Evaluation this important role will be responsible for managing and overseeing primary prevention developmental research and evaluations, with a focus on projects funded by the National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children.

About you

Evaluation Leads will work across multiple projects and campaigns both within the Innovation Directorate and across the organisation. Working closely with Project Leads across the project cycle, the Evaluation Lead will support, embed and oversee evaluation in the design, planning, implementation and reporting stages of the project. The Evaluation Lead role will support ongoing practice improvement and use of insights for future organisational and sector initiatives. Depending on the project, Evaluation Leads will recruit and manage consultants and suppliers to support Our Watch developmental research and evaluation.

Joining the organisation at this time also provides an exciting opportunity to contribute to new processes, systems and culture in the establishment phase of the Innovation Directorate, including embedding the Our Watch Project Management Framework.   

Why work for us

Our Watch is strongly committed to the wellbeing of its employees. We work to continuously improve the policies and processes that ensure an engaging, safe and inclusive environment for the people who work here. Some of the benefits of working with Our Watch are:

  • Commitment to work life balance for staff, including flexible hours/ ways of working
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities including paid professional development
  • Wellbeing programs, such as our Employee Assistance Program
  • Adjustable sit/stand desks
  • Best practice parental leave
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5%
  • Innovative leave policies, such as floating public holiday leave, cultural leave and violence leave.

Details of how to apply

To apply, please go to our website at https://www.ourwatch.org.au/about-us/work-with-us/ to view the position description. Providing a direct response to the key selection criteria for this position is optional, however please ensure you demonstrate in your written application (resume and covering letter) that your capabilities fulfill the requirements of this position. Applications should be sent to .

Closing date: 8 July 2022

Remote / Work from home options considered.

Our Watch recognises and values diversity among its staff and strongly encourages suitably qualified people from all backgrounds, especially people who have a strong understanding of intersectionality either by working with diverse population groups or a lived experience.

Our Watch is committed to increasing employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the organisation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Our Watch encourages applications from people with disability. We want to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace. If you require modifications with the application process to meet your access needs please contact us.

Applications will be assessed as received, This role will remain open until successfully recruited.

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