First listed on: 01 April 2019

Head of Victorian Cancer Registry (EG.08)

  • Highly respected health research entity
  • Exciting executive leadership opportunity
  • Full time, five-year contract position – St Kilda Road, Melbourne

About your environment

Since our establishment in 1936, Cancer Council Victoria has developed an international reputation for our innovative work in cancer research, prevention and support. As an independent, not-for-profit organisation, we play a leading role in reducing the impact of all cancers on all people.

The Victorian Cancer Registry Division includes the population based Victorian Cancer Registry (VCR), the Victorian Family Cancer Genetics Service (VFCGS) and the Victorian Cancer Biobank (VCB) and is supported by the Victorian Government.

About your opportunity

We are seeking an experienced health research leader to join the Victorian Cancer Registry. Reporting to the CEO, Cancer Council Victoria, your role is to:

  • Provide vision and leadership to deliver VCR’s strategic priorities
  • Develop strong stakeholder relationships
  • Build capacity and collaboration

All about you

We are looking for someone with:

  • Well established research experience
  • Strong people leadership skills
  • Solid experience successfully managing health sector programs
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills

What we can offer you

This full-time, five year contract position provides a salary commensurate with the position level and experience plus superannuation, annual leave loading and the benefits of not-for-profit salary packaging and a meal entertainment card. We also offer a flexible and friendly work environment, social and wellbeing activities and a location close to public transport.

To apply and for more info

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

Culturally and linguistically diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this opportunity visit to download a Position Description and forward your full application (cover letter and resume) to For more information contact Jennifer Atkinson on (03) 9514 6624.

Cancer Council will only make contact with applicants that are shortlisted for interview. We are also unable to respond to recruitment agency enquiries.

All offers of employment will be made subject to satisfactory completion of employment checks including evidence of right to work in Australia, a National Police Check.

Applications close 30 April, 2019

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