Evaluation and Research Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 21/07/2021
Applications close: 04/08/2021 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Other

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Research

Reference: VG/DH/RP/494319

Reference: VG/DH/RP/494319

Occupation: Research

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.


The Evaluation and Research Officer supports strategic evaluation and research projects and provides advice and analysis to ensure high quality evaluation and research work throughout the department.

This position will play a key role in delivering on the Department of Health's and Department of Families, Fairness and Housing's investment in evaluation and research capacity and capability. In doing so, this position will significantly contribute to the development of evidence-informed practice and decision-making in the public health and human services sectors.


  • experienced in research and evaluation, preferably in the health and/or human services sector?
  • skilled in design and implementation of mixed method data collection protocols, project management, analysis and report writing?
  • an energetic and motivated team player who enjoys working collaboratively to find solutions to complex problems and improvements to systems and process?


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

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Desiree Terrill |
0403347708 E: desiree.terrill@health.vic.gov.au

Evaluation and Research Officer (VPSG4)