- Job posted on: 14th Feb 2020
- Applications close:
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, PapScreen Victoria, Quit Victoria, LiveLighter, Achievement Program, bowel cancer screening, the Obesity Policy Coalition, community education, primary health sector engagement and alcohol policy.
The Prevention Division receives funding to review, update and promote the comprehensive on-line resource Tobacco in Australia: Facts and Issues; a publication which, now in its 30th year, aims to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of tobacco control efforts in Australia. By sourcing, analysing and synthesising the latest evidence to provide accurate, evidence-based and timely information, the resource can assist all those working in public health as well as journalists, lawyers, academics and students, to more quickly and easily produce the high quality text needed to explain the case for tobacco control and justify particular legislation, policies or programs.
We are seeking a Research and Policy Manager to join the Tobacco in Australia: Facts and Issues team within the Prevention division. Reporting to the Senior Editor your role is to:
We are looking for someone with: