First listed on: 08 January 2021

Evaluation Coordinator (BSD.134)

  • Be a key part of a well-known reputable Not For Profit organisation
  • Full time fixed term position for 12 months (Parental leave replacement) – St Kilda Road, Melbourne

About your environment

Since our establishment in 1936, Cancer Council Victoria has developed an international reputation for our innovative work in cancer researchprevention and support. As an independent, not-for-profit organisation, we play a leading role in reducing the impact of all cancers on all people. Within the Behavioural Science Division, the Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer (CBRC) conducts high quality applied behavioural research and evaluation to inform and influence cancer control policies, programs and services. Under the leadership of Professor Melanie Wakefield AO, the Centre has an international reputation as a key provider of cancer prevention evidence, with active programs of research underway in tobacco control, skin cancer prevention, obesity prevention, alcohol harm reduction and cancer screening.

Your opportunity

We are seeking an Evaluation Coordinator to join CBRC, focussed on leading the evaluation of Cancer Council Victoria’s cancer screening, early detection and immunisation (SEDI) projects. Reporting to the Research and Evaluation Manager, your role is to:

  • Work closely with the SEDI project team in CCV’s Prevention Division
  • Build a partnership approach to working with program funders and community agencies in the development of project methodology
  • Design and implement evaluation plans including survey development, conducting interviews, data analysis and report writing to determine program impact and support ongoing program development.
  • Establish and maintain effective feedback mechanisms to enable learnings to be implemented in future program development

All about you

We are looking for someone with:

  • A degree in social sciences, psychology, social work, public health, community development or a related discipline AND substantial experience in program evaluation.
  • Sound understanding of community development, and evaluation approaches appropriate for use in the community sector
  • Experience in action research and in developing evaluation plans and program logic models
  • Outstanding communication and relationship management skills

What we can offer you

To apply and for more info

To apply for this opportunity visit to download a Position Description and the Key Selection Criteria and forward your full application (cover letter, resume and completed Key Selection Criteria document) to For more information contact Kerryann Lotfi-Jam, Research and Evaluation Manager, at

Cancer Council will only make contact with applicants that are shortlisted for interview. We are also unable to respond to recruitment agency enquiries.

All offers of employment will be made subject to satisfactory completion of employment checks including evidence of right to work in Australia, and a National Police Check.

Applications close Tuesday 26th January 2021

Cancer Council Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cancer Council Victoria is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, all applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Cancer Council Victoria has a strong commitment to the safety, wellbeing and protection of children and youth. We therefore have robust screening procedures for people who are expected to have contact with children in their roles. This will include criminal record check, Working with Children Check and referee checks.


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