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Impact Measurement Project Officer - 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Apply now Job no: 984981
Work type: Fixed Term (Full Time)
Location: NSW
Categories: Community Services

  • 6 month fixed-term opportunity perfect for a Community Services employee looking to expand their skills (external)
  • Join our passionate impact measurement team and champion the power of data and insights with clarity and conviction
  • Directly impact the improvement of service delivery and in the provision of better client outcomes

About Us

Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 160 years.

Every day we support people nationwide by combatting homelessness, assisting disadvantaged families and children, addressing mental health issues, fighting substance dependencies and much more.

We're generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.

Your Opportunity

We are seeking an Impact Measurement Project Officer to join our Practice Leadership team for a 6 month fixed-term contract to project manage, deliver training, develop relevant tools/measures, use and analyse data and develop communications related to our Impact Measurement (IM) Project and Framework.

What’s most rewarding about this opportunity, is that you will directly impact the improvement of service delivery and in the provision of better client outcomes.

On a day-to-day basis, you will:

  • Support service delivery employees to ensure high levels of awareness and understanding of IM and the application of IM principles in their practice and service delivery
  • Provide training and resources to service delivery staff to ensure the accurate and appropriate collection and reporting of IM data among clients
  • Prepare reports and briefs, coordinate resources, maintain project documentation and implement and monitor project plans
  • Support the analysis of impact measurement data to generate insights, identify opportunities for improvements in service delivery practices and/or processes to better deliver client outcomes
  • Raise all issues and risks that are identified through clear and accurate communication providing appropriate mitigation strategies to the people leader

Requirements for Success

  • Experience in community services, community development or service delivery
  • Sound understanding of impact measurement and/or outcome frameworks
  • Experience with survey design, data collection, analysis or reporting
  • Experience managing and delivering multiple projects using project management methodologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information in a simple yet compelling way
  • Experience in delivering training effectively across different channels (face-to-face, webinar and phone) to a variety of audiences
  • Proven ability to build strong, respectful relationships and to collaborate effectively

Culture & Benefits  

A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration.

To ensure our employees feel valued, empowered and celebrated we provide a range of employee benefits including:

  • NFP salary packaging benefits reducing taxable income (details via Advantage)
  • Discounted childcare rates with participating centres
  • Generous discounts with hotels, travel insurance and major retailers
  • Free, confidential counselling services via our EAP
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private

Diversity & Inclusion

Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.

As such, if you require any adjustments to submit your application, we invite you to get in touch via email or phone 9217 1075.

Next Steps

To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘apply’ and send your cover letter and resume today.

For more information, feel free to view the Position Description via PD - Project Officer Impact Measurement.pdf. For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a national criminal history check if you haven’t completed one in the last 12 months.

Applications close midnight, Sunday 5 May 2019.

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