First listed on: 17 June 2022

Research and Evaluation Coordinator, QUIT

  • Join our renowned Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer in Australia’s most trusted cancer ‘Not for Profit’ organisation
  • Contribute to QUIT’s program of evidence-based programs and initiatives
  • Flexible, supportive environment
  • Full time, 2 year fixed term 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 researchprevention 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 Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer (CBRC) conducts high quality applied behavioural research to inform and influence cancer prevention policies, programs and services, and undertakes rigorous evaluation of cutting-edge prevention programs and services housed within Cancer Council Victoria, including QUIT.

About your opportunity

We are seeking a Research and Evaluation Coordinator to join the Quit Research and Evaluation Team in the Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer (CBRC). You will:

  • Work alongside the QUIT Victoria program team and CBRC’s researchers and evaluators
  • Coordinate the evaluations of QUIT campaigns and program components
  • Contribute research and evaluation insights to support ongoing QUIT program development and learning
  • Make a difference to the community and to public health outcomes

All about you

We are looking for someone with:

  • Demonstrated experience in program evaluation including planning and design, quantitative and qualitative data collection, data analysis, reporting and dissemination
  • Effective communication skills, organisational skills, and relationship management and interpersonal skills.
  • Tertiary qualifications in psychology, behavioural science, public health, evaluation, or related disciplines. 
  • A passion for improving public health outcomes.

What we can offer you

  • A flexible and supportive workplace, with excellent work-life balance and opportunities for career progression and development
  • The opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of those affected by cancer
  • A base annual salary commensurate with skills and experience, plus superannuation and not-for-profit salary packaging program (up to $18,550 of your salary tax-free
  • A range of wellness initiatives such as an employee assistance programs, flu vaccination, mental and general well-being support, and discounted health insurance.

To apply and for more info

To apply for this opportunity, download a Position Description and upload your Resume and Cover Letter. Ensure that your cover letter addresses the Key Selection Criteria detailed within the Position Description. For more information contact Dr Eve Mitsopoulos-Rubens at  

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 and a Working with Children Check.

Applications close 10 July 2022

Cancer Council Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cancer Council Victoria is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, all applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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