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Research Specialist

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Geelong

Research Specialist

  • Full time, fixed term role for 12 months
  • Geelong office location, with flexibility to work remotely
  • Competitive salary $99,248 base, plus superannuation
  • Annual bonus and salary packaging options


Care in Action

With a career at the TAC, you’ll be helping us look out for the lives of everyone who travels on Victoria’s roads. That’s care in action.

Right now, we’re seeking a Research Specialist who will play their part in this shared purpose, while also supporting the progress of clients and colleagues so they can achieve great things. That’s truly rewarding work that will help us continue to deliver life-critical services where it matters. 


About the role

This newly created role is responsible for the development and delivery of high quality research, evidence and evaluation projects in response to identified business needs. It will support the day-to-day management of key TAC-funded trauma data registries along with other research and evaluation projects.


What we’re looking for

Demonstrated experience in research, evaluation and/or data analyses

Experience undertaking research and/or evaluation activities, and interpreting complex quantitative data will be highly regarded.

 Proven experience managing multiple stakeholders

Proven ability to build effective business relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, along with high-level communication and negotiation skills.

 Tertiary qualification

A tertiary qualification in research and/or evaluation in psychology, health, disability or relevant disciple is required.


Why you’ll love it here


There’s more to work than a competitive salary and amazing employee benefits. As our newest Research Specialist, you’ll also:


Be rewarded for great work

Corporate incentive plans, quarterly excellence rewards, and development pathways. Do great work and you’ll get rewarded for it.


Grow and go places

We’re invested in your progress. When you work for one of Victoria’s largest and leading workplaces, you’ll receive extensive opportunities for internal development.


Be supported at every step

Be a part of an inclusive, diverse team that thrives on support and collaboration.  With flexible working arrangements to suit you and your lifestyle.


Ready to put care in action? We’d like to hear from you.

Click apply to submit your Cover Letter and Resume. If successful, you’ll progress to an interview. All applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application.

For more information, read the attached Position Description or contact Jade Hurst Jade_Hurst@tac.vic.gov.au for a confidential discussion. Applications for this role will be accepted up until 11:55pm on Thursday 1st June 2023.

If we can do anything to help make applying for this role easier, please let our People & Culture Team know at People_Culture@tac.vic.gov.au. If over the phone is better for you, our number is 5225 7500.


A safe place to work

We’re committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of employees. This extends to inclusion, diversity and accessibility in our employment practices. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people, people with disability, women and gender diverse people, culturally diverse and LGBTIQ+ people to apply for our roles.

This includes the TAC’s requirements to collect, record and hold vaccination information about its employees. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of their up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination status or medical exemption prior to commencing employment.

Position Description

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