Feb 8, 2019

Now seeking a Research Assistant for our Singapore office

The role:

In this role you will provide research support to the outcome evaluation of the KidSTART programme in Singapore. KidSTART is a pilot programme for low-income and vulnerable young children, to enable them to have a good start in life. The pilot coordinates and strengthens support across agencies, extends new forms of support, and monitors the progress of children from birth onwards. This is two-year contract.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver projects, or components of projects, requiring strong quantitative and qualitative research evaluation methodologies as directed
  • Facilitate strong relationships externally with children, families and community centres as required
  • Support and follow research and evaluation quality control processes
  • Work in an integrated way with others on CEI team as required, using research and evaluation expertise to help achieve project outcomes
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in health, social science, or related discipline
  • Fluent in Malay
  • Skills and experience in conducting quantitative research, including data collection and collation
  • A track record in delivering research and evaluation projects within agreed timeframes
  • Experience working with clients independently or under supervision
  • Experience administering psychosocial assessments with families
  • Experience administering observational measures with families
  • Exceptional conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment

What you will bring:

You will be a proactive and enthusiastic member of the team with a demonstrated ability to solve problems through informed, analytical and critical thinking. Your strong sense of integrity, professional ethics and commitment to evidence informed practice and policymaking will see you build and influence well-developed relationships and support the ongoing growth of CEI. Your highly developed interpersonal skills will see you engage with stakeholders effectively and impart high-level information clearly and in a manner that is understood by all.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

What’s in it for you:

  • Agile work environment
  • Competitive salary reflective of skills and experience

To apply for this role, please submit your cover letter and resume to nerida.heyward@ceiglobal.org.

Applications close COB Friday 22 February 2019.

Position Description – Research Assistant

We know diversity makes a positive difference, and we encourage people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and other diverse backgrounds to apply.