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Baptist World Aid Australia/ Transform Aid International
Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Design, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Specialist


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North Ryde, NSW, Australia 


Associations/NFP's, Community/Welfare/Social


per year

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Full time



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Job Description:

·         International humanitarian organisation
·         North Ryde based
·         Full Time

Established in 1959, Baptist World Aid Australia partners with like-minded agencies overseas to empower communities to lift themselves out of poverty, challenge injustice and build resilience.  We partner with Christians and churches in Australia, particularly those from the Baptist movement, in generous giving, ethical consumption, courageous advocacy and faithful prayer in order to achieve justice for people living in poverty.  We do this from within a professional and enriching staff environment as we serve in the name of Jesus.  We are focused on enhancing our diverse, inclusive and collaborative culture to enrich our work, our impact and our relationships with supporters.
Your Impact and Contribution
As part of the International Programs team, this specialist role acts as an internal DMEL consultant and champion to the Transform Aid International (TAI) IP team and international partners.
Over the next two years TAI’s IP will have a significant pipeline of new project designs. The DMEL Specialist will work with relevant International Program Coordinators and international partners to support quality project design. They will also champion and support the IP team to continuously improve MEL processes that strengthen program quality and impact, ensure strong participatory approaches, are accountable to primary stakeholders as well as well TAI and donors, and foster a culture and practice of learning.

Job Requirements:

What capabilities will help you succeed?
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications: postgraduate degree in international development, evaluation, social sciences or related disciplines
  • Extensive demonstrated experience in project design and appraisal, monitoring and evaluation in a development context
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with participatory approaches
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to train, coach and mentor colleagues and partner organisations to develop capacity – ideally related to DMEL
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate and enable program or organisational learning
  • Excellent organisational skills, including ability to plan, organise, prioritise and implement work flow to meet positional objectives, work independently and be proactive. 
  • A minimum of 5 years international development experience. 
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel
  • An understanding of compliance issues and requirements in the community development sector specifically ACFID and DFAT accreditation,
  • High standard of written and spoken English, with experience in technical writing and review for project design
  • An authentic committed Christian:-
    • With a strong commitment to Transform Aid International's / Baptist World Aid’s, mission, vision and core values
    • Able to understand, engage with and support the Biblical theology that informs the organisation’s development approach
    • Able to participate enthusiastically in prayer sessions, biblical reflection sessions and church services with staff and overseas partners
Please note: applicants must have the legal right to work in Australia.
If you live the values and demonstrate the capabilities, we can offer you great opportunities. We genuinely care and support, we reward fairly, we provide training and development and provide all types of flexibility.
To apply:
Please complete the recruitment application form found on our website and send it along with your CV via the Apply Now button. Applications for this round close on 24th April 2018.  Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted by 1 May 2018. If you have not been contacted by this date, consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.
Please note: TAI is a child safe organization and our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our activities. As part of the selection process, candidates may be required to undergo psychometric testing, police checks and working with children checks.

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