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Cancer Control Policy Project Support Officer

Cancer Council Australia

Sydney, NSW
Part-Time Position
Applications close May 31, 2024

• Super-charge your career with an organisation that gives back to the community 

• Join an expert team working across different focus disciplines  

• The only charity that works across every aspect of every cancer 

About us 

Located in the heart of the Sydney CBD, Cancer Council Australia works with its member states to undertake and fund cancer research, prevent and control cancer and provide information to support people affected by cancer. 

Our mission is to lead a cohesive approach to reduce the impact of cancer. At Cancer Council Australia, we have an enviable reputation for our commitment to Cancer research, and our values Compassion, Collaboration, Trust, Innovation and Excellence guide everything we do. 

If you are looking for a role with purpose, where you can make a meaningful difference then Cancer Council Australia is just the place! We value diversity and offer a wide range of benefits including; 

• Great salary packaging benefits 

• Flexible work options 

• 20% discount at CCA retail outlets 

Our Culture 

At Cancer Council Australia, we embrace diversity, celebrate differences and inspire each person to be their authentic self at work. As we strive to represent the communities we serve, we welcome and actively encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with a disability, the LGBTQI community, people with neurological differences, mature age workers, as well as parents and carers returning to the workforce. 

About the role 

The Project Support Officer sits within the Cancer Control Policy Division and provides effective secretariat support to Cancer Council’s national policy advisory committees and their sub-committees. The Project Officer also provides project support to a range of policy projects. The Project Support Officer has well-developed organisational and communication skills, can multitask, and is proactive and is passionate about working for a leading charity that makes a difference to people affected by cancer. The role best suits someone with an understanding of public health policy.

In this role you will:

• Provide secretariat support to national policy advisory committees, including organising meetings, coordinating papers and agendas, taking minutes, maintaining accurate records, assisting members to access meetings and resources, coordinating travel as needed, and maintaining organisational records.

• Work closely with the Cancer Control Policy team members to support policy submissions and policy development, completing assigned components and supporting progress.

• Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external colleagues and stakeholders.

How To Apply
Interested applicants should follow the instructions below to ensure your application meets the requirements for consideration by Cancer Council. Please submit an Expression of Interest for this role that includes:
  1. Please email your cover letter (one to two pages) demonstrating how you meet each of the selection criteria as outlined in the position description, along with your current CV and two work related referees to [email protected].
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  3. The selection criteria and full position description are available at
  4. Applications close: 11.59pm – Friday 31 May 2024
  5. No recruiters please
Email application to: [email protected]

Enquiries, please contact us on 02 8256 4100 .

No recruiters please.