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Advocacy Research Lead

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full Time, Ongoing role based in Melbourne CBD

About the opportunity

The Advocacy Research Lead will conduct and lead research projects that contribute to achieving advocacy outcomes for by and with Uniting consumers. 

This newly created role will deliver on Uniting’s development of consumer-oriented advocacy work. The holder will develop Uniting’s advocacy research agenda ensuring that lived experience advocacy is supported by quantitative evidence.

About you

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor level degree in public policy, political science, social work or related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Extensive demonstrated experience in design, implementation and writing of research reports.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of research methodologies, evaluation and impact measurement strategy, design and analysis
  • Experience in the production of concise, high quality and compelling research reports, briefs, submissions
  • Experience in academic or social change research roles highly desirable.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below:

  • Cover Letter (2 page outlining your suitability according to the criteria outlined in the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Get in touch

For more information about the role, please contact Tom Johnson, Manager – Advocacy & Public Policy on 0400 315 446

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: https://www.unitingvictas.org.au/

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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