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Navigation Secretariat Support

Cancer Council Australia

Sydney, NSW
Full-Time Position
Applications close April 19, 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 

• Free in-house Wellness Program

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 Secretariat Support - Navigation role sits within the Cancer Control Policy Division of Cancer Council Australia and reports to the Navigation Program Manager. The role undertakes a range of duties to support the Navigation Steering Committee.

This role provides secretariat support to the Navigation Steering Committee by arranging meetings, coordinating papers, taking minutes, following up on action items, coordinating reporting and maintaining organisational records.

You will have: 

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience providing high level support to a senior level executive, preferably a CEO or project office.

• Experience providing secretariat support to a Board/Committee and working closely with the Chair.

• Experience working in a complex organisation with multiple and complex stakeholders.

• Exceptional organisational skills, interpersonal skills, and a keen eye for detail and accuracy.

• Ability to multitask, solve problems and manage competing priorities whilst upholding confidentiality and exercising discretion.

• Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.

• High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office (including SharePoint) and Adobe software.

• Calm, approachable, friendly manner with high emotional intelligence and strong personal resilience.

• A team player with a commitment to the charitable purpose of Cancer Council.

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, a portfolio of your most recent work 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 19 April 2024
  5. No recruiters please
Email application to: [email protected]

Enquiries, please contact us on 02 8256 4100 .

No recruiters please.