First listed on: 04 December 2017

About Cancer Australia

Cancer Australia was established by the Australian Government in 2006 to benefit all Australians affected by cancer, their families and carers. Cancer Australia aims to reduce the impact of cancer, address disparities and improve outcomes for people affected by cancer by leading and coordinating national, evidence-based interventions across the continuum of care.


About the role

Do you want to make a difference? Do you want the work you do to benefit all Australians who are diagnosed with cancer, their families and their communities? If so, this is your opportunity to assist, working towards reducing the impact of cancer, addressing disparities and improving outcomes for people affected by cancer.

Cancer Australia is seeking a Manager, Brain Cancer Mission at Executive Level 1. We are seeking an individual with management and leadership experience, program management expertise, stakeholder engagement and negotiation capabilities, and superior written and oral communication skills.

About you

If you have excellent research analysis and synthesis skills, demonstrated capabilities in strategic thinking, teamed with an extensive knowledge of the health/cancer, and research environments and relevant statutory, regulatory, policy frameworks, and are proficient in the preparation of strategic documentation and reports then this positon is for you. This is your opportunity to make a distinct contribution to Cancer Australia’s strategic agenda for national cancer control.

Working for Cancer Australia has some distinct advantages, offering flexible work conditions within a strong team of other inspired, outcome driven, professionals in a great location just a stone’s throw from Central train station.

To apply:

Applications need to be submitted via the Cancer Australia online recruitment system

Your application should include a short covering letter, an up-to-date resume, and responses addressing the selection criteria (available from the Cancer Australia site – see link above).

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Where circumstances prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance prior to the close date.

General Enquiries: or 02 9357 9400

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications Close: Monday, 18 December, 2017 11.30pm AEDT

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