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Social Impact and Methods Analyst

Role Purpose:

This full time role provides for ongoing development, coordination, and support of the evidence base of the effectiveness of the primary prevention work of White Ribbon Australia within a Results Based Accountability, best practice based framework. The role is responsible for the demonstration of the social impact of White Ribbon Australia’s primary prevention activities as a result of evaluation and research, analysing and evaluating current systems and structures.

The Social Impact and Methods Analyst is also responsible for keeping abreast of research relevant to social impact measures, White Ribbon’s strategic and operational imperatives and ensuring the Executive Team and other stakeholders are kept informed. In collaboration with the Research and Policy Executive Manager, this role will be working closely with the marketing and communications team in communicating the impact of White Ribbon Australia’s work and supporting the delivery of portfolio’s requirements. The Social Impact and Methods Analyst is also responsible for tailoring outcomes information for donors to secure funding. This includes contributions to grant applications and partnership proposals, achieving supporter satisfaction and the efficient use of White Ribbons’ resources.

White Ribbon Vision and Purpose:

White Ribbon is the world’s largest movement of men and boys working to end men’s violence against women and girls. White Ribbon Australia, as part of this global social movement, works through a primary prevention approach understanding that men are central to seeing the social change necessary to prevent men’s violence against women. Through community engagement, we engage men to stand up, speak out and act to influence the actions of men, demand change and drive gender equality.

Vision: A nation that respects women, in which every woman lives in safety free from all forms of men’s abuse.
Purpose: Engaging men to make women’s safety a man’s issue too.

White Ribbon Core Values:

  • Courage – courage in facing challenge and finding creative, innovative solutions
  • Integrity – ethical, honest and accountable to all
  • Respect – compassionate, honouring and acknowledging difference and upholding dignity
  • Collaboration – working collaboratively to drive positive social change
  • Leadership – leaders in driving lasting, positive, normative change

We are committed to providing an inclusive workplace culture where all our staff are valued and recognised for their unique qualities, ideas and perspectives. We acknowledge the skills and perspectives that people may bring to the workplace by gender, race, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status or other difference. We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We are committed to providing a working environment that values diversity and inclusion which supports all employees to reach their full potential. Our commitment is demonstrated through workplace diversity and inclusion strategies, policies and initiatives.

Essential Selection Criteria


  • Social Research PhD or Master Degree or equivalent high level tertiary qualifications in relevant discipline.
  • Sound understanding of and experience in social change objectives and strategies.
  • Experience in developing, implementing and administering data collection tools and analysing results.
  • High level understanding of social impact measurement theory and practice.
  • Experience in using quantitative and qualitative research and critical thinking skills (eg research, analysis and reporting).
  • Understanding of the primary prevention of Violence against Women sector.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work at the strategic national level and in working with multi-faceted, integrated team operational environment.
  • Preparing and recommending proposals to revise methods and procedures.
  • Assisting in implementing approved recommendations, issuing revised instructions and procedure manuals.
  • High level experience in relationship development and maintenance with relevant research organisations.
  • Highly developed communications skills, strong interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to achieving high quality, innovative results.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, flexibly and with initiative to fulfill both individual and team performance targets.
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills; high level of initiative.
  • High level attention to detail.
  • Ability to simultaneously coordinate multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.


  • Experience in community services or the for purpose sector.
  • An understanding of WH&S principles in the workplace.
  • Familiarity with Results Based Accountability.
  • Experience working with academics, researchers and independent evaluators.

A full position description is attached here.

Please address your application to HR Manager, White Ribbon Australia: using the subject line: Social Impact and Methods Analyst via White Ribbon Australia.

This position will close Monday 12 November and interviews will take place on Wednesday 14 November 2018.

This role is based in North Sydney and the salary band is from $70K – $80K (inclusive 9.5% superannuation).

All applicants MUST submit a covering letter, resume and address the selection criteria. Any application that does not address these areas will not be considered.

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