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Research and Evaluation Coordinator

Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria
  • Part Time (0.6 FTE) 12 month contract

About the Organisation

Proudly serving Australians since 1928, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) provides emergency aeromedical and allied health services for people in rural and remote Australia. We strive towards improving the health and wellbeing of our rural communities and believe in creating opportunities so all Victorians have the choice to access essential primary health care services.

About the role

RFDS Victoria are now accepting applications for a newly created position, Research and Evaluation Coordinator to join the Corporate Services Team under the direction of the Quality and Impact Manager (QIM).

The role will help to monitor, review and evaluate the Social Impact of RFDS Programs and be responsible for the efficient and effective development and implementation of Social Impact Measurement Systems.

The role will develop and review the strategic direction of the Social Impact Framework - the organisation’s theory of change for making a positive contribution to communities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, implement and coordinate the collection of social impact measures in line with the organisation's theory of change framework.
  • Identify gaps through the Social Impact Framework develop novel and bespoke evaluation approaches and evidence.
  • Identify or develop suitable data collection tools and methodologies that align with the organisation's theory of change framework.
  • Establish and implement evaluation systems and processes, including data and narrative analysis.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of a planned systematic set of activities necessary to provide evidence that the organisation is delivering impactful services.
  • Conduct internal audits of Social Impact Systems to monitor the quality of data collected.
  • Actively promote a positive image of RFDS Victoria among our volunteers, health care practitioners, collaborators and at public events.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in Health Promotion, Population Health, Public Health, Health Policy and/or previous skills and experience in Social Impact and Research.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing evaluation tools.
  • Experience in research and data analytics.
  • Understanding of data collection and treatment.
  • Practical knowledge of Social Impact Systems.
  • Minimum three years' experience in a related field in a community setting.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and address the key selection criteria via the "Apply Now" button.

Applications will be assessed as received and only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted directly.

RFDS is committed to creating a diverse working environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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