Department of Regional NSW
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Senior Project Officer Evaluation (Aboriginal Identified)

Senior Project Officer Evaluation (Aboriginal Identified)

  • 501859
  • Community
  • Identified Positions
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Projects
  • Identified Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander position
  • Temporary full time to June 2025 (job share and part time may also be considered)
  • Hybrid work environment on offer - all NSW locations considered
  • Salary starting from $113,343 pa + super
  • Culturally safe and supportive work environment

Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Department of Regional NSW. We encourage applications from people with a range of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. This includes differences in culture, gender, sexual orientation, language and disability status or other attributes. The Department of Regional NSW is a workplace where everyone is able to contribute and participate to their full potential, and we are proud to have a team that reflects the richness and complexity of the regional NSW communities we serve.

The Strategy, Corporate and Performance (SCP) Group at the Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW) are looking for a Senior Project Officer Evaluation to join the Aboriginal Outcomes team.

What makes this role so great?
This is a great opportunity to work with Community, facilitating evidence-based decision making from a community-led perspective and actively supporting delivery of the Department’s Aboriginal Outcomes Strategy.

In this role you’ll be designing and implementing evaluation activities as well as collecting data and conducting performance reporting for the Aboriginal Outcomes programs. You’ll also develop and implement appropriate evaluation plans, performance measures, reporting standards and assessment tools/systems.

Passionate about working with others, you’ll develop and manage effective working relationships and collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders, as well as provide reports, presentations and briefings for senior executive across the Department.

What do you need to be successful?
To be successful you’ll need previous experience conducting evaluation and/or performance reporting, and / or research, ideally with Aboriginal communities, combined with a strong interest and commitment to the improvement of service delivery to and socio-economic outcomes of Aboriginal communities.

As well as this you’ll value collaboration, have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, be able to effectively lead projects and be adapt at changing priorities at short notice.

Watch this video to see what it is like working with us.

Have we got you interested? Simply submit your resume and a cover letter outlining why this is the job for you. We will then get back in touch after the closing date with the next steps.

Closing Date: 27 November 2022 @ 11:55pm

Want more information?
Contact Danny Lester via  You can also download the Role Description.

This is an Identified Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Position. Applicants for this position must be of Aboriginal descent through parentage, identify as being Aboriginal and be accepted in the community as such.  Aboriginality/Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under section 14(d) of the Anti Discrimination Act 1977.

We will review applications once the advertisement period has closed. Our process includes at least one assessment task (which could be via video, written responses or presentations) and an in-person (or video) interview. Other checks will include reference checking prior to any appointments being made. We would ideally like to have our selected candidate start early in 2023.

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.

We welcome diversity. If you have a disability, condition or illness and have concerns about accessibility through the application process, please don’t hesitate to contact Jodi Arthur at to discuss how we can assist you.

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