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We're hiring! Consultant and Senior Consultant levels

Do you have experience in designing, shaping, and implementing social research or evaluation projects in Australia and/or the Asia-Pacific region?

Are you seeking opportunities to use your skills and experience to create positive social, economic, and environmental change?

The organisation

Sustineo is an innovative, award-winning consulting firm working at the intersection of research, evaluation, and impact assessment in Australia and the Asia-Pacific. We combine the rigour of academic research with the targeted advice, practical recommendations, and value for money of the commercial sector. We have a proud history of helping organisations in Australia and across the Asia-Pacific to understand and solve difficult problems and contribute to sustainable, positive change.

Sustineo’s core capabilities include applied social research, monitoring and evaluation, impact assessment, performance assurance, strategy, and governance. We work across a range of sectors including climate change and sustainability, law and justice, economic development, and rural, agricultural and community development. Our small core team is supported by a network of associates who are specialists in their fields.

The opportunities

In the context of Sustineo’s expanding portfolio of work, we are looking for an early career Consultant or a Senior Consultant to join our dedicated and collegiate team. We are seeking someone with experience in either applied social research OR monitoring and evaluation. In the role, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to support or lead the implementation of complex and varied projects that create positive social, economic, and environmental change in Australia and the Asia-Pacific.

For more information on each position, download the Consultant job description or Senior Consultant job description.

Diversity and inclusion

Diversity and inclusion are important parts of Sustineo’s workplace culture and our work. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or disability. We encourage applicants from historically underrepresented groups. If this role sparks an interest for you but you feel you don’t match all the criteria and are unsure of your fit, please reach out for a discussion.


You must have the legal right to work in Australia. A person can legally work in Australia if they are an Australian citizen or permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen, or they hold a valid visa with permission to work.


Applications are due 11:30pm Sunday 23 July 2023 (Canberra time). Your application will include:

  • your resume outlining your experience and qualifications relevant to the role and including details for two referees (3-page limit).
  • a cover letter that nominates the capability stream/s for which you are most proficient, and describes why your skills, experiences, and qualifications make you the best candidate for this opportunity (2-page limit).

Submission of applications, as well as any questions related to the role, should be sent to