Cancer Council Australia

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 Director, Cancer Control Policy

A unique opportunity to join Australia’s leading cancer charity. The Director of Cancer Control Policy is a new role offering the opportunity to shape the future direction of cancer control policy in Australia across the full spectrum through prevention, treatment and support.

Main challenges include:

  • Effective representation and advocacy with leaders in government and regulatory bodies.
  • Strategic alliances with complementary national peak bodies.
  • Strategic relationships with consumer groups
  • Active engagement in public debate on all questions related to cancer control.
  • Consistent of messaging across Cancer Councils
  • Prioritisation of cancer control activities
  • Proactive public relations programs that promote CCA policies which impact on cancer control.
  • Agreeing the balance between risk and proactive public messaging

About you - Essential

  • Demonstrated experience in Policy Development
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and sustain productive and collaborative stakeholder relationships
  • Demonstrated experience in developing evidence-based health policy
  • High-level evidence review and analysis, particularly in health promotion and policy development.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a high performing team
  • Strong leadership capabilities with ability to work under limited direction
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills with a track record of negotiating and influencing a diverse range of stakeholders

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should follow the simple instructions below to ensure your application meets the requirements for consideration by Cancer Council Australia.

Your application should include:

  1. A cover letter explaining your interest in the position.
  2. A statement demonstrating how you meet each of the selection criteria
  3. in the position description.
  4. Copy of your resume.
  5. Details for two referees. 

Applications can be made via email to:
Closing date for applications is Friday 8th March 2019.

No recruiters please.

This page was last updated on: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

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