Technical Evaluation Manager

NSW Government

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 15/04/2019

Job Category:

Science & Technology / Research & Development

Job description:

Technical Evaluation Manager

Temporary 6 months

Total Remuneration $121,917 - $140,996 Plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading


About this opportunity

You will lead a team to design and commission complex evaluations of FACS program effectiveness and efficiency in line with NSW Government best practice guidelines to improve client outcomes and inform improvements to FACS policy, program and service design. Your technical expertise of evaluation methodology will be drawn on when developing robust evaluation plans and supporting providing proactive evaluation advice to FACs policy and program staff.


You will also oversee the development of evidence reviews and develop evidence-based program logics to ensure FACS programs and interventions are evidence-based, focus on improving client outcomes and are evaluated using validated measures and indicators. You will report to the Director on team deliverables, lead team management, work planning, quality assurance, and professional development initiatives.


Experience working in government or in human services is not required. There will be opportunities for training and professional development. A Recruitment Pool may be created to fill similar roles for both ongoing and temporary opportunities if and as they arise.

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Essential Requirements

  • Post-graduate research–based qualification in social sciences, health sciences or another related discipline;

  •      substantial experience in designing and commissioning or undertaking large scale complex outcome evaluation or intervention research; 

  •       a demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development;
  •       knowledge and experience in complex evaluation or research methodologies including experimental and quasi-experimental designs.


For more information and to apply submit your application:


To apply candidates must submit a covering letter (2 pages maximum) which clearly details their skills and experience as relevant to this role and an up to date resume. Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the new Government Sector Employment Act 2013; therefore you may be contacted to participate. You may also be asked to complete a Health Declaration Form in later stages of the assessment process.



Grade:                  Clerk Grade 11/12

Total Remuneration Package:    ($121,917 - $140,996), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

Employment:    Temporary (6 months)

Business Unit:   FACS Insights, Analysis and Research

Location:             Ashfield

Role enquiries   Andrew McMahon – Director, Evaluation , Evidence and Research - 9716 2374

Closing date: 23/04/2019- 11:59 PM


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

FACS is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.

FACS encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed below, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.

FACS is also the first NSW government agency to become a White Ribbon accredited workplace, for taking active steps to prevent and respond to violence against women.

Thank you for your interest in this position. We look forward to receiving your application.