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Primary Care Engagement Manager

Organisation : Cancer Council Victoria

Location : Melbourne (Melbourne)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Healthcare & Medical

Sector : Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $95,000-104,000 pa + Super+ NFP Benefits

Application closing date : 17 Aug, 2022

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.

Division Summary

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.

Achieving equitable outcomes for all Victorians is a priority for Cancer Council Victoria. The Screening, Early Detection and Immunisation program (SEDI) aims to mobilise the community by working in partnership with stakeholders to deliver community-based programs, implementing innovative media and communications activities and engaging with the primary care and workforce sector to support equitable participation in cancer screening, early detection and HPV immunisation.

About the role

About your opportunity

We are seeking a Primary Care Engagement Manager to join the Prevention Division. Reporting to the Cancer Screening Senior Manager your role is to:

  • Lead a team to plan, develop, implement and evaluate primary care and other workforce programs, which consider and complement innovative media and communication activities and community engagement programs, with the aim of equitable cancer screening participation and cancer outcomes.
  • Manage state government contracted services and emerging work, by managing multiple projects, developing comprehensive planning frameworks and reprioritising resources to meet program outcomes and key timelines.
  • Support and deliver primary care and workforce activity under a collaborative cancer screening partnership.
  • Proactively identify opportunities to extend the program’s reach and cultivate opportunities for greater engagement across the primary care and workforce sectors.

All about you

We are looking for someone with:

  • A tertiary degree in public health, health promotion or a related field.
  • Substantial relevant experience in developing, implementing and evaluating health related programs in a state-wide setting.
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing project and operational plans, including the ability to have oversight of large multi-faceted projects concurrently.
  • Demonstrated experience engaging with primary care and workforce sectors.
  • Proven experience working in a leadership role, involving staff management and development; strategic planning; contract management; and budget management.
  • Substantial experience working in or with government, engaging with funders and meeting contractual obligations.
  • Well-developed stakeholder management skills including the ability to negotiate to achieve effective partnerships and working relationships.
  • A strong communicator with demonstrated report writing and presentation skills.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, visit  to download a Position Description and upload your Resume and Cover Letter. For more information contact


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 (as required).

Applications close 17 August 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.


Please quote in application: Primary Care Engagement Manager via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Healthcare_and_Medical
Sector: #Health_–_General


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