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Administration Officer

Cancer Council Australia is looking for an Administration Officer on a full-time basis (35 hours per week – hours negotiable) - 6 months contract with possibility of extension.

Location: Sydney Central.

The Administration Officer will provide high quality administration support to the Cancer Control policy team and Cancer Council Australia’s principal committees.

The Cancer Control Policy Team ensures Cancer Council’s public position is evidence based and has the greatest capacity to influence the delivery of cancer control policy, research, treatment and care to reduce the impact of cancer in Australia.

The Administration Officer works closely with the Director Cancer Control Policy and team managers to ensure the team can effectively support Cancer Council Australia’s committees, sub-committees and stakeholder engagement activities.

The role is responsible for providing key administrative support, and best suits someone with well-developed organisation and people skills who can multitask, be proactive and is passionate about working for a leading charity that makes a difference to people affected by cancer.

The role may require occasional work outside of regular hours, to provide support to committee or other stakeholder activities.

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks to meet deadlines
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate and experienced working with Microsoft Office 365, videoconferencing and web-based applications
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

This is a newly created temporary position that will continue until February 2020 and may develop into a longer-term contract role. While the role is advertised as full time, we are happy to negotiate reduced hours with the successful applicant.

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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 in the position description.
  3. Copy of your resume.
  4. Details for two referees. 

Applications can be made via email to:

Closing date for applications is: Midnight, Sunday 14 July 2019

No recruiters please.

This page was last updated on: Monday, June 24, 2019

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