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Senior Officer - Evidence & Influence

People helping people - that's the power of humanity

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Work type: Full time
Location: Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

  • Maximum term position until June 2022
  • Full time – 38 hours per week
  • Flexible location

Who we are

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.

About the role

The Senior Officer – Policy and Influence will support MSP teams in developing and maintaining high level, evidence based internal and external reports on issues of humanitarian concern facing a range of client groups, including people seeking asylum, refugees, and migrants in transition in vulnerable situations. They will work with nationwide teams to develop tools and capacity for evidence based humanitarian diplomacy and lead various projects including government and social policy analysis and issues-based advocacy development. They will also support internal nationwide reporting across programs.

What you will bring

  • Highly developed ability to source information, analyse and synthesise complex data and provide succinct, compelling and evidence informed briefings or draft reports  
  • Advanced understanding of humanitarian issues and policies relating to a range of groups impacted by migration, including people seeking asylum and refugees
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write, edit, analyse information and effectively collaborate on reporting
  • Demonstrated understanding of the tools and actions required for effective influence through humanitarian diplomacy
  • Demonstrated understanding of monitoring and evaluation frameworks, including links to impact reporting
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills and demonstrated ability to prioritise competing workloads under pressure

The benefits

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work contributes to improving outcomes for vulnerable people.

Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements.

Further information

For further information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below or contact Michael Kunz on 0427 041 579.

Position description: Download File Senior Officer - Evidence & Influence pdf

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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