NSW Government

Senior Associate, Program Evaluation

  • Join Engagement, Operations and Governance a Group within the Department of Enterprise, Investment and Trade
  • Clerk Grade 9/10 with starting salary of $120,859
  • Temporary role until 7th January 2025, based in Sydney or Orange NSW

About the Role

The Policy, Performance and Compliance team have an ongoing opportunity for a Senior Associate to support DEIT’s Program Evaluation team.

In the role, you will evaluate and contribute to the design of programs to inform and support the Department’s strategic investment decisions and to enhance program effectiveness. You will engage and coordinate with a wide range of stakeholders, developing innovative fit-for-purpose materials that are accessible to decision makers.

The role can be based in Sydney or Orange. Orange is a vibrant town known for its excellent local produce, impressive vineyards, fine dining restaurants and outdoor activities. Orange is arguably the hub of medical and health expertise outside Sydney and is home to excellent schools and tertiary education institutions. This role will allow you the opportunity to grow your career and work hard, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

This is a great opportunity to help the NSW Government ensure programs and projects achieve their intended outcomes and improve the lives of NSW residents!

Should you require further information about the role please contact Bree Perrens, Associate Director, Program Evaluation via

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in economics, commerce, or related social science disciplines or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Experience in program evaluation, including program design, policy and business case development.
  • Experience managing complex projects and working with stakeholders to achieve outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, both in writing and verbally, to a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • A keen eye for detail.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you! To learn more about the role, please view the Role Description

How to Apply!

Your application must include a cover letter and an up-to-date resume that details your capabilities and experience in relation to the above role.

Closing Date: Wednesday 7th February 2024 [10.00am]

For any questions regarding the recruitment please contact Laura Steele, Talent Advisor via

Clerk Grade 9/10 $120,859 – $133,183 plus 11% superannuation and annual leave loading.

Working at the

Enterprise, Investment and Trade (EIT) helps make NSW the best place in the world to live, visit, study, play, invest and do business.

The EIT portfolio brings together NSW’s key cultural, hospitality, entertainment and tourism groups alongside our leading economic development and investment attraction organisations.

We are committed to providing diversity, inclusivity and equality in our workplaces. across our department allows us to be a true reflection of NSW citizens. If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please notify us on your application form.

A recruitment pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles for this role or similar roles that may become available over the next 18 months.

We are open to the role being primarily based in Regional NSW, with some travel to our Sydney based offices, as required.