First listed on: 08 September 2017

WorkHealth Senior Research and Evaluation Officer 

At WorkSafe our passion for the wellbeing of Victorian workers brings us together. Our people come from a wide range of professions and with no two days ever being the same, diverse thinking comes naturally to us. As we build the WorkSafe of the future we're committed to delivering industry best practice to our people, our customers and the community.

Delivered by WorkSafe Victoria, in partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services, WorkHealth will provide Victorian workplaces with the information, tools and support they need to promote and protect the mental health of their employees.

WorkSafe is relocating its headquarters to Geelong by July 2018. This is a Geelong-based position and will be required to work out of the Geelong interim office. Please note some travel to Melbourne will be required until this time.

About the role

The Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer- WorkHealth Program will work through partnership and consultation to plan, develop, and implement WorkHealth's 5-year Monitoring and Evaluation Framework. The role involves consolidating evidence-based insights and data from multiple sources (including social and market research) to provide tailored reporting to track progress against WorkHealth program goals and Strategy 2030 KPIs. You will;

  • Working independently,lead the development and implementation of the evaluation and monitoring program for WorkHealth.
  • Identify appropriate evaluation activities that can be undertaken internally and externally, including maintaining program logic, project scoping, data-gathering activities, and budgeting.
  • Provide recommendations and direction around elements of the WorkHealth Monitoring and Evaluation Plan.
  • Work with academic partners and research providers as required, to develop, implement and interpret a variety of data inputs to the broader evaluation (including survey research, focus groups, and in-depth interviews) and provide expert advice and review of interim outputs to ensure alignment with the WorkHealth Monitoring and Evaluation Plan.

Skills & experience

  • Extensive experience in a monitoring and evaluation role including the ability to devise and manage frameworks indepedently, preferably in the government or health sectors.
  • Strong data literacy, skills and ability to discern and interpret relationships between variables across multiple data types, including survey research, web analytics, and qualitative inputs (e.g. interviews).
  • A strong understanding of qualiative and quantitaive research techniques.
  • Proven experience in implementing established monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
  • Experience working with social market research agencies, academic partners or comparable bodies.

Benefits & culture

In return we offer a range of great benefits, including work variety, workplace flexibility and leave options, learning and development opportunities, study support, a leading health and wellbeing program, contribution to gym memberships and prescription eye wear and discounted corporate health insurance rates. WorkSafe prides itself on being a great place to work.

No applications from recruitment agencies will be accepted.

Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. You may be required to undergo a National Police Check as part of the recruitment process.

Applications close midnight Friday, 22nd September 2017. Click the link to apply, and join us in making a difference to Victorian lives.

WorkSafe are striving to build a diverse workforce that reflects the Victorian community we serve.


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