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Please address your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones or Elizabeth Bawden of Jo Fisher Executive, or call +61 3 9016 6000 for further information.

Head of Program Quality and Evaluation
Save the Children Australia
  • Lead with a focus to achieve positive change for children
  • Develop programs to drive national and international change
  • Oversee monitoring and evaluation in line with Save the Children values

The Position

Save the Children Australia seeks a dynamic and enthusiastic individual for the newly-created role of Head of Program Quality and Evaluation; to drive program design, implementation and evaluation in Australia and globally.

Reporting to the Director of Australian Programs and also working to the Director, International Programs, Public Affairs and Advocacy, the role leads a multidisciplinary team to maximise the organisation’s impact in achieving positive change for children. The incumbent will work in partnership with the Centre for Evidence and Implementation and other research institutions, supporting regional, state and national office teams to deliver high quality programs.

With a track record in program development, design, implementation and management, the successful candidate will be a strategic and lateral thinker and possess exceptional people management and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate with and influence a variety of stakeholders. Experience in change management will be essential, and a sound understanding of initiatives within the community development setting will be preferred.

Save the Children Australia

Save the Children Australia is the nation’s largest aid and development agency dedicated to helping children. For 98 years, it has worked to protect children from harm, helping them to access quality education and health services through long-term development programs.

Funded mostly by the Australian government, Save the Children Australia manages and implements programs in 31 countries, directly delivering programs in the pacific region and supporting children and families in Australian communities in more than 200 sites across the country.

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