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Associate - Evaluation

Cube Group Management Consulting

About Cube Group

The future is bright. At Cube Group, we’re sure of it. Our team has a shared vision for a better future, and we’re working hard to make it happen. We are a dynamic firm that exists to create practical solutions that have a positive impact on the communities of Australia.

Our firm is impressive for many reasons, but the most critical one is our people. Cube Group is made up of highly skilled, hard-working individuals who care about creating positive change and act with integrity. Working with Cube means access to a broad range of skills, experience and specialist expertise. Cube Group is recognised as one of the best places to work in Australia, having ranked 5th in AFR BOSS Best Places to Work list for 2022.

The opportunity and role

We are confident about the future for our clients and our highly regarded team are experiencing a growing workload. To support this, we are seeking an Associate with evaluation experience eager to work on a diverse range of projects for our purpose driven clients.

At Cube Group, you can expect to work across sectors to develop and lead process and outcomes evaluations. So, what might a typical week for an Associate at Cube look like?

  • Coordinate the delivery of projects including managing the interface with the client and supporting and directing other members of the Cube team.
  • Undertake intensive desktop research into existing policies, best practices, contemporary literature, independent reviews and reports (such as Royal Commission findings) to find insights into key themes and trends impacting public purpose organisations.
  • Coordinate, support and facilitate consultations that bring together clients and a range of stakeholders across industry, government, and the broader community, in face to face – or virtual – settings. Drawing on your communication skills you will facilitate and/or listen in on these workshops, distil key themes and provide succinct summaries of these sessions that help co-create solutions and a shared way forward.
  • Contribute to the development of program logic or theory of change and other associated evaluation methodologies for initiatives and programs within the health, human services, justice, education and other sectors.
  • Analyse client data (qualitative and quantitative) to identify trends in population needs or service delivery and translate these trends into insightful observations to form the basis for our recommendations.
  • Design, build and oversee a survey to determine behaviours and attitudes of key stakeholders and analyse the results, to bring the voice of key people to influence important decisions.
  • Drafting engaging and compelling strategies, plans, reports and recommendations or advice for senior decision-makers in not-for-profit or government organisations. Your written contribution may include setting up templates, preparation of charts and other visuals, developing comprehensive reports and proof reading.
  • Join in dynamic discussions at our team meeting, where you will hear key project updates and have the opportunity to provide your own insights and share your knowledge and key project learnings.

What you will bring

We’re looking for curious, dedicated, insightful and practical team members. People with a sense of spirit, who seek to drive positive outcomes and make a real difference through rewarding careers.

  • A bachelors or master’s degree in a relevant field and / or a post-graduate qualification in evaluation
  • Demonstrated experience working in policy development and evaluation using a range of methodologies including program logic, theory of change and participatory design.
  • Significant experience researching or evaluating social policy issues; health and human services programs and sectoral reforms (including within the mental health and family violence sectors) and programs or reforms in the justice or education sectors.
  • Experience working in a professional services, consulting environment.
  • Specialist knowledge and sectoral experience in family violence and mental health will be highly regarded, including declared lived experience.
  • Strong analytical skills and demonstrated proficiency in interpreting, analysing and making sense of qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Specialist skills and experience in statistical analysis, use of statistical software packages and data display techniques will be highly regarded.
  • Great writing skills and the ability to convey information with simplicity and clarity.
  • Stakeholder consultation and engagement.
  • Audience and setting appropriate verbal communication skills.
  • Project management skills with the capability and competence to work across a range of projects, balance priorities, work to timelines and adapt to the situation at hand.
  • Experience managing demands and expectations of both internal and client stakeholders.
  • A connection to Cube's values and a desire to contribute to meaningful change.

Why work with us?

At Cube we live our values every day. We think big, we think differently, and we combine bright ideas with evidence and insight. We collaborate, recognising we don’t have all the answers we bring people together to find them. We don’t have a too hard basket. We are open-minded, resourceful and resilient problem solvers. Cubies actively support and encourage each other to succeed in all aspects of our work and lives. We know we are stronger together.

Uniquely You. Uniquely Us.

As a certified B Corporation, we hold ourselves to the highest standards of social and environmental performance, putting purpose over profit. At Cube you can expect:

  • To work on projects that create meaningful change to the things the community cares about the most.
  • Exposure to, and the opportunity to build a career across multiple sectors and service offerings.
  • Support in determining how, when and where you work to achieve your potential.
  • Flexible access to our office hub features collaborative work-spaces and state-of-the-art end-of-trip facilities, headquartered in Melbourne’s CBD.
  • A competitive remuneration package based on experience, additional wellbeing leave and the opportunity to purchase additional leave.
  • A firmwide commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where individual strengths, contributions and unique points of view are valued and developed.
  • To work for a firm committed to pioneering new ways of working and pushing the boundaries when it comes to workplace policies and practices.

Our team is made up of extraordinary people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. Cube welcomes the unique contributions that you can bring and encourages applications from First Nations people, those who are culturally and linguistically diverse, people who have a disability, and other diverse backgrounds.

Cube Group is a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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