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Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Redfern/Flexible  |  Full-time  |  Fixed-term (up to 4 years)

The Aboriginal Legal Service is offering an exciting opportunity to design and implement monitoring and evaluation (M&E) frameworks and activities for its Closing the Gap justice initiatives. Enjoy coming to work each day with a purpose-driven organisation that makes a real difference.

This role would suit a M&E specialist who has the ability and experience to build the M&E capability of the organisation and our staff members.


About the ALS

Born out of a protest movement, the Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) Limited is the primary legal service for Aboriginal people in NSW and the ACT. Our vision is to achieve social justice and equity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, families and communities.

We offer a diverse, inclusive and supportive work environment. We’re passionate about what we do and we work hard. The ALS values the health and wellbeing of our employees and we are proud to offer flexible work practices. Staff can choose to take advantage of benefits including salary packaging to maximise take-home pay.


About the role

The M&E Officer will develop, monitor and measure M&E frameworks and systems for the ALS' Closing the Gap initiatives, which support their strategies, targets and objectives. This will also involve:

  • Developing an evidence-based Theory of Change
  • Organising M&E activities to collect and analyse data
  • Training and mentoring staff to ensure that implementation is strong and effective
  • Delivering key reporting and evaluations that support the initiatives’ priorities and further decision making
  • Utilising learnings to influence M&E across the organisation


Your skills and experience

  • Sound knowledge of M&E planning, implementation, techniques and practices
  • Experience in designing and leading evaluations using a range of methodologies
  • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator and target selection
  • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection and analysis with a focus on capturing outcomes and impacts, and production of subsequent reports
  • Ability to perform a variety of conceptual analyses required for the formulation, administration and evaluation of projects
  • Experience in using data, analysis and visualisation software tools
  • A strongly collaborative approach to work practices
  • Knowledge and appreciation of the cultural and social needs of Aboriginal people combined with continuing respect and support for Aboriginal cultural practices when considering service delivery and other support for clients, their families, communities and employees


  • A degree in statistics, public policy, social sciences, business, economics or related field
  • Previous experience working in an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community-based organisation
  • Previous experience working in a legal practice or social assistance sector

How to apply


Applications for this position close COB Monday 26 June 2023


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