Community Data and Evaluation Officer

Community Data and Evaluation Officer

Burnie Works is seeking a Community Data and Evaluation Officer to join its team.

Burnie Works is a collective impact initiative contributing to positive change in the areas of education, employment, justice, child youth families and wellbeing.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about using data for community change. This is a great opportunity to be part of a community knowledge and shared learning team that is at the forefront of measuring, researching and analysing the impacts from a place-based collective impact approach and creating evidence for change for communities.

Reporting to the Board of Burnie Works Ltd through the Systems Leader, the Community Data and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for the provision of quantitative data and evaluation activities. The position will support the Burnie Works and lutruwita Connected Beginning place-based collective impact initiatives. They will embed and adapt the processes and tools needed to support the use of quantitative data in place-based collective impact activities. This includes working with external partners to access quantitative data and presenting and communicating the quantitative data story to support sense and meaning making by the local community, and supporting the design, measurement and evaluation of activities.

To be successful in the role, you will need to demonstrate:

  1. Ability to develop relationships and influence others internally and externally to implement monitoring and evaluation practices.
  2. Demonstrated skills in bringing together quantitative data from a range of sources, analysing, and communicating insights to a range of stakeholders, including community groups.
  3. Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate for different purposes and audiences, including developing reports, presentations and resources.
  4. Ability to teach and coach others.
  5. Strong computer and software literacy skills, notably in Microsoft Suite, database software and applications such as Power BI
  6. Understanding of and ability to work with the Tasmanian Aboriginal community.
  7. Comfortable to manage ambiguity and complexity, self-motivated, able to work with a high level of autonomy and as a member of a team.
  8. Intra-state travel will be required.
  9. Understanding of place-based systems change an advantage.
  10. Understanding of evaluation methodologies including Social Return on Investment an advantage.

Before applying, contact Rodney Greene on 0428 171 453 or email to discuss.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 12 February 2023.