Careers at the Brotherhood

Senior Manager Monitoring & Learning

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Work type: Permanent Full-Time
Location: Fitzroy
Categories: Community Development, Other

We’re looking for a professional Senior Manager Monitoring and Learning with relevant experience who wants to join our 2,000+ team of staff and volunteers to make a difference on a permanent full-time basis, working 38 hours per week based in Fitzroy.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has a clear vision – an Australia free of poverty.
For almost 90 years, we have worked with policy makers and the community for systemic change that will prevent and alleviate poverty in Australia.
We are passionate about the work we do. 
We strive to create change that lasts for a more compassionate and just society -
a society in which we can all fully participate in social, civic and economic life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.
The Senior Manager – Monitoring & Learning will oversee the successful implementation of the BSL’s Impact Framework and the establishment of supporting systems, processes and standards across the BSL’s diverse service portfolios. This will involve embedding resources and practices that enable services to make sense of and learn from their monitoring data to improve decision making, enhance program effectiveness and effect systemic change.
To achieve this, the Senior Manager will build strong working relationships with service managers and practitioners – leveraging their expertise and building their capacity - to employ monitoring practices that are meaningful and reflect the diverse goals, needs and capabilities of our services. 
The Senior Manager will contribute to cultivating an active learning culture across the BSL where we routinely engage with data to ask powerful questions and evidence the continuous improvement and targeted scaling of our service models. 
Salary will be in the range of $100,000 to $107,378.00 per annum, based on skills and experience plus superannuation. 
Passion for supporting the mission of BSL, and delivering excellence in your role, are just the start.
To be considered for the role and be successful in it, we are looking for a Senior Manager Monitoring and Learning who has the following key skills and experiences:
• Postgraduate qualification or specialized training in a field with an emphasis on monitoring, and / or learning such as, economics, psychology or other social science;
• Extensive experience undertaking monitoring and / or evaluation within human and community services, including establishing data collection and reporting practices;
• A track record of successfully delivering a portfolio of projects and managing large-scale change initiatives;
• Experience working with practitioners and developing resources to build M&E capability 
• Excellent written communication skills including an ability to develop content using appropriate mediums for a range of publications and audiences;
• A passion for developing, understanding and harnessing evidence to improve service delivery, inform decision making and influence policy design and reform to end poverty.
• Extensive salary packaging options to reduce amount of tax you pay
• Career development opportunities
• Leave loading of 17.5%
• Flexible working arrangements
• Employee Assistance Program
BSL employees enjoy a range of flexible work options and other attractive benefits. Recognising that there is no ‘one size fits all’ pattern of work–life balance, the organisation endeavours to provide options to suit the needs of all staff.
If this looks like a role that’s right for you, APPLY NOW or contact Mercy Kanyi on 0491 691 357 for a confidential discussion.
Applications close: Friday 30th October 2020 at 11:55 pm
Please review the Position Description to address the key responsibilities and selection criteria
We are an EEO and understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children. Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.  Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.

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