Department of Regional NSW
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Evaluation Advisor

Evaluation Advisor

  • 494090
  • Projects
  • Temporary Full Time Role for 2 years
  • Location - Queanbeyan, Coffs Harbour or Armidale.
  • Annual salary starting from $97,152 plus super and leave entitlements
  • Make an impact on the lives of people in Regional NSW
  • True Collaborative Working Environment


Our Department is responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses.


We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.


The Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW) was formed in April 2020 as a central agency for regional issues and is focused on creating a liveable, inclusive and sustainable New South Wales with thriving natural environments/regions and strong economic prosperity.


The Department of Regional NSW is partnering with Hudson Canberra on a project to identify a number of high performing individuals for critical roles supporting the growth and prosperity of Regional NSW communities. These roles provide an exciting opportunity to truly make a difference for the future sustainability of Regional NSW.


About the Role

The newly established Regional Programs evaluation team will be responsible for shaping and driving evaluation activity for the Department of Regional NSW’s Regional Programs team.


This role will support evaluation activity across more than fifteen growth, recovery (bushfire, drought, COVID-19), youth, tourism and economic development funding programs being delivered across regional NSW and administered by the Regional programs team. Evaluation activities will include the development of evaluation planning, stakeholder engagement, analysis of data and information and the development of evaluation reports.


Critical to the success of this role will be your ability to effectively work with program teams and external service providers to undertake program evaluation activities. Your role will support the delivery of quality and meaningful information and data that enables continuous program improvement and informs future investment in funding programs for the Department.


About you

You are a highly motivated individual with a strong understanding of program delivery and the importance of evaluation. You have experience developing and implementing evaluation plans and activities as part of your role in delivering a program or as an evaluation specialist.


You will have strong communication skills both written and verbal and will be comfortable reviewing and analysing sets of data, program documentation and the results of stakeholder consultation to develop evaluation reports and advice.


You will be enjoy working as part of a small team and have the ability to work independently in a busy environment with competing priorities and projects whilst working with a range of stakeholders.


You will have relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent and/or relevant professional experience and training.


If you have the capability to achieve success in this role and are interested in creating a more prosperous NSW, we would love to hear from you!


For further information, please click here to review the role description or contact Maryane Bogovic – Executive Consultant - Policy & Program – Hudson Canberra via 0411 574 140 or email


How to Apply

If this role sounds ideal to you, please apply via our online portal by submitting your resume and a brief cover letter outlining how your skills and experience match what we are looking for. We will then get back in touch after the closing date.


Applications through email will not be accepted.


Applications closing on Sunday 16th May 2021 at 11:55pm.


Additional Information

A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months. The successful applicant in this role may be required to undergo a police check, health assessment and other assessments as required.

Closing date: May 16, 2021

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