Fixed Term
Melbourne
Close Date: 30/04/2019
REF: DETped0419
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Executive Director, Performance and Evaluation Division

Fixed Term
Melbourne
Close Date: 30/04/2019
REF: DETped0419

The Executive Director, Performance and Evaluation Division is a pivotal leadership role for Policy, Strategy and Performance (PSP) group within the Department of Education and Training and across the Victorian Public Service. It drives the collection, analysis and dissemination of high-quality data and evidence to influence decision making across the Department, other government agencies and service providers to improve outcomes for children, young people and learners.

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced public sector leader to assume the role of Executive Director, Performance and Evaluation Division in the Department of Education and Training. The successful candidate will:

  • Lead the design and development of a robust, integrated evidence base to inform policy, performance monitoring and evaluation and decision making.
  • Provide advice to Ministers, the Department’s Executive Board and Education State Board on impact of government reforms and outcomes for children, young people and learners.
  • Work in partnership at senior levels and with governance bodies within and across government to enable evidence-based decision making.
  • Lead a team of specialists to collect, manage and share priority data and performance reports for regions and schools.

The successful candidate will be an experienced thought leader in government (or similar organisation) with expertise in research/analysis/evidence generation and exceptional collaboration and communication skills.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance with the recruitment process, or have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au.

Information about the Department of Education and Training’s operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

For more information on the role, the position description may be downloaded here.

To apply – please click on ‘Apply now’ using reference DETped0419, addressing your cover letter and resume to Andrew Norton, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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