First listed on: 21 October 2020

Monitoring and Evaluation Senior Project Officer 

The Opportunity
  • Do you have experience in monitoring and evaluation?
  • Do you have an understanding of issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities?
  • Join CSIRO and make a difference on the STEM Indigenous Education Project!

CSIRO is seeking to appoint a Senior Project Officer to coordinate the delivery of the monitoring and evaluation element of the Indigenous STEM Education Project.
As the successful candidate, you will work with the team leads of the programs, and across CSIRO Education and Outreach, to facilitate a continuous improvement practice and enhanced delivery of project outcomes. You will be responsible for the qualitative and quantitative data collection, storage and qualitative and quantitative analysis processes in compliance with ethics and jurisdictional permissions.

Your duties will include:
  • Collaborate with the Manager - Monitoring and Evaluation, to coordinate the delivery of the monitoring and evaluation element of the Project in compliance with the Project’s Impact Framework, the overarching monitoring and evaluation methodology, and ethics and jurisdictional approvals.
  • Drafting of reports, case studies and presentations for internal and external audiences within agreed timeframes.
  • Help manage resources, finances and budgets for projects within area of responsibility.
  • Represent the Business Unit and CSIRO at external and internal forums/events, occasionally requiring the management of specialist external providers.

Location:  Negotiable – Brisbane, Sydney, Newcastle, Melbourne, Hobart, Perth, Adelaide, Townsville.
Salary:  AU$98k – AU$106k plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:  Specified term until 30 June 2021
Reference:  69921

To be considered you will need:
  • Relevant diploma, bachelor’s degree or advanced degree, or equivalent relevant work experience in social science, education research, and/or program evaluation.
  • Experience working on projects which have taken into consideration Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures and practices.
  • Ability to produce high quality written materials in a timely manner as well as strong presentation and facilitation skills. Examples of written reports will need to be provided.

For full details about this role please review the Position Description


The successful applicant will be required to obtain and provide a National Police Check or equivalent.

This role has child safety obligations. The successful candidate will be required to obtain or provide evidence that they hold a working with children check prior to confirmation of appointment.

Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Balance

Diversity and Inclusion

We are working hard to recruit diverse people and ensure that all our people feel supported to do their best work and feel empowered to let their ideas flourish. Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.


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How to Apply

Please apply on-line and provide a cover letter and CV that best demonstrate your motivation and ability to meet the requirements of this role.

Applications Close

Monday 02 November 2020, 11:00pm AEDT

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