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Program Design & Evaluation Lead

Beacon Foundation

Beacon Foundation (“Beacon”) seeks to better support young people to successfully transition from education to meaningful employment. We do this by bringing together business, industry, schools and the wider community to build real life education experiences. These experiences support young people to be ready for the future world of work.

We are seeking a dynamic and high performing Program Design & Evaluation Lead to lead the design, development and evaluation of Beacon programs and services.

About the role:

This is a newly created role in which you will lead program design projects and tasks, including conducting literature reviews, developing theoretical frameworks, theories of change and program logics. You will develop and lead a cross-organisation team to create program and service solutions that meet the needs of all stakeholders and are backed by evidence.

To be successful in this position, you will have:

  • Sound knowledge, experience and technical expertise in program design and evaluation
  • Excellent analytical skills and written expression
  • Excellent project coordination and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience communicating complex ideas to a broad audience
  • Tertiary qualification in related field is desirable
  • Understanding of, or experience in, work to improve educational and employment outcomes for young people is desirable
  • Satisfactory National Police Check and Working with Vulnerable People check
  • Own mobile phone, able to be used for work purpose (allowance provided)
  • Current Driver License (use of own vehicle required, reimbursement available)
  • Beacon is committed to the health and wellbeing of its staff and wider community and strongly encourages all staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as recommended by Public Health.


Based in Hobart, this position is a fixed-term full-time contract until 31 December 2023 with five weeks’ annual leave, employee assistance program and generous salary packaging under our PBI status in addition to training and a competitive market salary.

For further information about the role, please contact our HR Coordinator at recruitment@beaconfoundation.org.au, using the subject line: Program Design & Evaluation Lead enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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