About us

Relationships Australia Tasmania (RA Tas) is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Research and Business Development Project Officer within the Organisational Development team.

RA Tas has been a leading provider of counselling and family relationship services in Tasmania for over 70 years. We are a community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliations that aims to help people and communities thrive. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstance. We are committed to enhancing the lives of communities, families and individuals through evidence-based support programs and professionally trained, highly skilled staff.

The role

The Project Officer – Research and Business Development will work within the Organisational Development team to coordinate research and evaluation activities at the program level and organisation wide. The position is responsible for developing and leading research and evaluation activities such as the six-monthly client satisfaction evaluation, provide representation on working groups as required, support the submission of grants and tenders, support the coordination of our Employee Assistance Program, and support other tasks as required.

Do you fit the bill?

  • Do you have community-sector research and/or program evaluation experience?
  • Do you have well-developed project management, communication and organisational skills?
  • Do you have an understanding of mental health promotion, suicide prevention, family/relationship issues and/or other concepts related to community wellbeing?
  • Do you like to work both independently and in a team?


  • Salary Package Benefits (up to $15,899 p.a. tax-free)
  • Additional Leave
  • Private Health Insurance discount
  • Ongoing support and training to progress your career
  • Employee Assistance Service

What you need to do now:

If this role sounds like one you are eager to pursue, please review the position description.

If you have any questions, please contact Penny – Manager Quality and Innovation at pennym@reltas.com.au or on 1300 364 277 for a confidential conversation about the opportunity.

Our organisation is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.

To be considered for this role, please note your application should be forwarded to recruitment@reltas.com.au.  Applications MUST include a completed application form, a brief statement against each of the selection criteria, and a copy of your current resume. Please refer to the position description for the selection criteria.

Applications close 5:00 PM Sunday 24 October 2021.