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Specialist, Evaluation

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$55,953 - $81,656 / year
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Title : Specialist, Evaluation

Employee Working Location : Remote (Canada)

Employment Status : Temporary Full-Time (Until 31 January 2026)

Salary Band : $ 55,953 - $ 81,656 / year

The Canadian Red Cross (CRC) - an inspirational not for profit organization, helps people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and supports them in strengthening their resilience. As a Canada's Best Employers 2024, we are committed to having an accessible, diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free work environment.

In this role, you will :

  • Responsible for end-to-end evaluation of the multi-partner project, including but not limited to:
    • Design: Develop a participatory evaluation which develops and supports project partner strengths, aligned with established indicators and best practices
    • Planning: Develop data collection structures tailored to the needs and capacities of project partners.
    • Monitoring: Ongoing support and mentorship for project partners to support effective data collection and evaluation. Identify risks impacting evaluation and develop mitigation strategies.
    • Data collection: Conduct and support qualitative and quantitative data collection and ensure data integrity.
    • Analysis and reporting: Analyze data and prepare accessible reports in a variety of formats suitable for diverse stakeholders.
    • Knowledge mobilization: In collaboration with the Project Manager, support project partners and wider social prescribing network to utilize results for quality improvement and future impact measurement. Produce graphics, prepare manuscript for publication and present at events and conferences as opportunities arise.
  • Conduct research to support evaluation activities as needed.
  • Support Project Manager to provides detailed reports and communicate regularly with relevant project stakeholders, funders and CRC executives.
  • Provide research and evaluation support and capacity-building to the CRC national health team and social prescribing partners.
  • Engage collaboratively and cooperatively with internal and external stakeholders, including participants, partners, decision-makers, researchers and funders.

What we are looking for :

  • Master's degree or 6 to 8 years of equivalent work experience in public health, evaluation, epidemiology, statistics, health policy or recognized equivalent field.
  • Recent experience implementing and leading evaluations using various evaluation approaches.
  • Experience with Participatory Evaluation, Appreciative Inquiry and/or Realist Evaluation approaches an asset
  • Experience leading or implementing evaluation projects focused on caregiving and caregiver support an asset;
  • Excellent evaluation methodological skills, particularly evidence of recent experience with using both quantitative and qualitative methods in evaluation or research studies (e.g. planning and conducting focus groups, interviews or surveys; analysis of administrative or other quantitative and qualitative data).
  • Ability to lead complex multi-disciplinary teams comprised of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge or experience applying analytical frameworks to understand complex social issues.
  • Computer Skills: Qualitative and statistical data analysis and visualization software (e.g.: PowerBI, Excel, Nvivo). Familiarity with Azure devops, Databricks, and statistical analysis programming languages are an asset.
  • Demonstrated understanding of community-based and participatory approaches to evaluation and commitment to equity, anti-racism, and anti-oppression principles and practices
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English; French considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to CISP core values of health equity, community leadership and collaboration.
  • Experience with social prescribing, social determinants of health, health equity and/or the health or community/voluntary sectors in Canada.

Working conditions :

  • Much of the work is performed remotely at a home office.
  • Periodic national and/or international travel may be required.
  • Eligibility to work in Canada: At this time, we welcome applications from candidates eligible to work in Canada. If you are not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, we encourage you to carefully review your visa to find out whether you are eligible to work in the job you are considering applying for. Refer to our FAQ for more information.
  • If you are selected for this role, you will be required to complete a successful pre-employment screening process which includes a satisfactory Enhanced Police Information Check (E-PIC).
  • As we work with and support people (managers, colleagues, beneficiaries/customers, volunteers, donors and external partners) and communities in Canada and around the world, applicants whose first language is not English may be required to perform the responsibilities of the role in English.


Salary Band:
$55,953 - $81,656

Competition Number: 12951
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About Canadian Red Cross

About Canadian Red Cross

The Canadian Red Cross is one of the most inspirational not-for-profit organizations in Canada and around the world, and the leading humanitarian organization through which people voluntarily demonstrate their caring for others in need.

We are guided by our Fundamental Principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality. We help people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience.

Why join the Canadian Red Cross?

Be part of a team that shares your passion.
Our organization is made up of diverse and dedicated individuals who share one common goal: to help people in times of need.

Use your skills for the greater good.
The Canadian Red Cross mission has never been more crucial than it is today. From field nurses to software and web developers, we are always looking for new talent with a wide range of skills to help us advance our humanitarian efforts.

Work for one of Canada’s top employers.
We value our employees as much as we value their work. That’s why after surveying over 10,000 Canadians, Forbes selected the Canadian Red Cross as one of Canada’s best employers.

Respectful and Inclusive Work Environment.
The Canadian Red Cross is deeply committed to its humanitarian mission and creating respectful and inclusive work environments for the people we serve and our personnel. We strive to develop a diverse organization that is representative of the people it serves and fosters a culture of inclusion and belonging.

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