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Deputy Director - Victorian Cancer Registry

Employer: Cancer Council Victoria
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Management, Medical Research, Policy & Research, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 14 December, 2016.
Applications close: 15 January, 2017. (Expired)

Provide strategic direction for this widely acknowledged registry providing data for cancer control nationally and internationally.

About your environment

Cancer Council Victoria has been leading efforts against cancer since 1936 through world leading research, prevention, support and advocacy programs. The Victorian Cancer Registry (VCR) is a population-based cancer registry aiming to provide comprehensive, accurate and timely information for cancer control by developing and maintaining a high quality, accessible information asset to support epidemiological, clinical, behavioural and health services research and evaluation.

About your opportunity

We are seeking a Deputy Director to join the Victorian Cancer Registry. Reporting to and collaborating with the Director, VCR, your role is to:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of innovative strategic and operational direction in the VCR
  • Lead the development of enhanced communications with stakeholders wanting to use VCR data for research and health services evaluation
  • Enhance communication with stakeholders and lead the drive for continuous quality and efficiency improvements in VCR programs

All about you

We are looking for someone with:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in science, applied science or public health with extensive experience in a research environment
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships and lead a team to successful outcomes
  • Proven ability to manage research and development projects and a high degree of knowledge of population based cancer registries and associated information systems

What we can offer you

This full-time permanent position provides a salary up to $118,000 pa commensurate with the position level and experience plus superannuation, annual leave loading and the benefits of not-for-profit salary packaging and a meal entertainment card. We also offer a flexible and friendly work environment, social and wellbeing activities and a location close to public transport.

How to apply for this job

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