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Children’s Ground is working to create an environment where families realise their aspirations for the next generation of children to be free from trauma and suffering, enjoy equity and safety, be able to grow into adulthood happy and healthy, and have agency over their social, cultural, political and economic life.
The Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Manager will be responsible for leading the team and work for monitoring and evaluation with Children’s Ground communities in and around Darwin. The Manager will oversite and support the Research & Evaluation (R&E) team to achieve high-quality daily data collection and regular communication of data and findings within a continuous improvement cycle. They will be responsible for working with the R&E team and First Nations staff to implement biennial evaluation reporting. The focus of our monitoring and evaluation is to evidence the impact of the Children’s Ground Approach and system. Key to this is the longitudinal evaluation of impact. Children’s Ground is committed to community led practice that privileges First Nations culture. In our monitoring and evaluation First Nations Community Research teams and leaders are directly involved in the designing of a new way of approaching evaluation. Working with First Nations and Western staff, the M&E Manager oversights, coordinates and supports the continued culture of locally relevant and robust monitoring, evaluation and relevant research.
We are looking for a dynamic and innovative Monitoring & Evaluation Manager to join our team. The successful incumbent will be a self-starter who thrives in an environment that is fast paced, innovative, complex and thinks systemically. You will be creative and embrace a culturally diverse workforce and have a relevant degree/qualification or the equivalent professional experience in monitoring and evaluation along with demonstrated experience in designing and implementing evaluation and research approaches within a community context.
Please apply via Seek and upload a covering letter with a response to the key selection criteria contained in the position description and your current resume. Applications to be received by COB Thursday 2nd March 2023. In line with our workforce development strategy, Children’s Ground strongly encourages and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.