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Manager- Cervical Cancer Elimination (PREV.197)

Organisation : Cancer Council Victoria

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time, Contract/Temporary

Profession : Community Services, Consulting & Strategy, Healthcare & Medical, Program Coordination & Management

Sector : Community Engagement, Community Support Services, Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $87,988 - $104,118 pa

Application closing date : 1 Dec, 2021

About the role

  • An exciting opportunity to contribute to the elimination of cervical cancer
  • Be a part of Australia’s most trusted cancer ‘Not for Profit’ organisation
  • Full time fixed term position to 31 December 2023

About your opportunity

We are seeking a senior leader to join the Prevention Division to lead our strategic efforts in the elimination of cervical cancer. Reporting to the Head of Screening, Early Detection and Immunisation your role is to:

  • Lead the development and oversee the implementation of Cancer Council’s Elimination of Cervical Cancer in Victoria Strategy
  • Oversee initiatives addressing engagement in cancer screening, treatment of cervical abnormalities and HPV immunisation, with a particular focus on priority population groups
  • Lead a team to plan, develop, implement and evaluate community engagement, media and communication and workforce initiatives, as well as research activity
  • Bring together internal and external stakeholders to contribute and support the strategic direction of Cancer Council’s Elimination of Cervical Cancer Strategy, including government, research agencies, philanthropic funders, community organisations, peak advocacy bodies and key internal stakeholders   

All about you

We are looking for someone with:

  • Relevant tertiary degree in public health, health promotion or a related field.
  • Substantial relevant experience in developing, implementing and evaluating health related programs
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing project and operational plans, including the ability to have oversight of large multi-faceted projects concurrently
  • A strong communicator and ability to nurture collaborative partnerships with internal and external stakeholders

What we can offer you



About the organisation

Organisation Name : Cancer Council Victoria

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 Prevention Division aims to reduce the risk of cancer in the Victorian population through social marketing, advocacy, professional education and providing advice based on the best available evidence. This involves action to affect individual behaviours and the broader physical and legislative environment to support health and wellbeing. Our programs include: SunSmart, Quit Victoria, Achievement Program, Screening, Early Detection and Immunisation (SEDI), the Obesity Policy Coalition, and alcohol policy.

Increasing participation equitably in cancer screening, early detection and HPV immunisation programs is a key goal for Cancer Council Victoria, with a focus on:

  • Advance the elimination of cervical cancer by 2030
  • Sustain and evaluate campaigns and programs to increase bowel cancer screening
  • Advocate for, and deliver evidence-based, early detection initiatives
  • Work with communities to co-design strategies that address inequity in cancer screening participation

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity visit to download a Position Description and forward your Resume and Cover Letter to Ensure that your cover letter addresses the Key Selection Criteria detailed within the Position Description. For more information contact Kate Broun on

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, and a National Police Check.

Applications close 1 December 2021

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.

Cancer Council Victoria has a strong commitment to the safety, wellbeing and protection of children and youth. We therefore have robust screening procedures for people who are expected to have contact with children in their roles. This will include criminal record check, Working with Children Check and referee checks.

Cancer Council Victoria is fully supportive of government health messages in relation to Covid-19. In line with the current Chief Health Officer Directions and office access provisions under the Victorian Roadmap, successful candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination as part of the recruitment process. 


Please quote in application: Manager- Cervical Cancer Elimination (PREV.197) via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services, #Consulting_and_Strategy, #Healthcare_and_Medical, #Program_Coordination_and_Management
Sector: #Community_Engagement, #Community_Support_Services, #Health_–_General

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