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Manager - Applications

Cancer Council Queensland

About Us

For over 60 years, Cancer Council Queensland’s pioneering work has helped save thousands of lives and has improved the quality of life for people living with cancer. Our mission is to lead Queenslanders in a partnership against cancer.

Cancer Council Queensland raises funds that are dedicated to improving the quality of life for people living with cancer through research to support prevention and early detection.

We are dynamic, outcome-focused, responsive to community needs, and committed to voluntarism and the pursuit of excellence.

Cancer Council Queensland employees and volunteers lead Queenslanders in a partnership against cancer by employing high-performing employees who live our values of being responsible, inclusive, equitable, and collaborative.

Working at Cancer Council Queensland

Our greatest asset is our diverse team of talented, savvy people. Our awesome employees and volunteers tell us that Cancer Council Queensland is a meaningful, rewarding and fun place to work.

We provide a positive and supportive working environment where you will be a valued team member, and we love to recognise and reward our team of superstars with employee benefits such as extra paid days off.

About the role

The Manager, Applications will ensure that database systems and applications serving the business, primarily in research, support, fundraising, and customer engagement are configured, maintained, customised and supported in accordance with business requirements and aligned to Cancer Council Queensland’s strategic priorities.

This role is a Permanent, Part-Time (30 hours per week).

About you

Qualification/s and Experience


  • Tertiary qualifications in computer science, information technology or information systems.
  • Experience leading and developing technical teams working in an IT environment.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a software or database developer in the
  • Microsoft technology stack.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with CRM customisation, support, and maintenance.


  • Industry certifications in Azure, CRM, and database technologies.
  • Experience with web applications development.
  • Exposure to the not-for-profit industry.

Knowledge and Skills


  • Ability to lead, support and develop technical teams working in an IT environment.
  • Strong awareness, understanding and commitment towards end-to-end delivery and support of business systems.
  • Systems analysis skills, able to determine, document and articulate ‘as is’ status of a technology environment and analyse business requirements to document and articulate a ‘to be’ projection.
  • Ability to synthesise and capture user stories from business users.
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate these into technical solutions.
  • Accomplished in Visual Studio, C#, TSQL queries, stored procedures, database design, Git, ASP.NET MVC, unit testing, report writing, IIS, ASP.NET Webforms, JavaScript, CSS and HTML, VB.NET, SSAS tabular model, Crystal Reports, Entity Framework.
  • Working knowledge of building SSIS packages, database administration, Azure portal, Azure SQL databases, Azure Logic Apps, Azure web services.
  • Exposure to Power BI, SharePoint, PHP.
  • Working knowledge of ETL methods, flat file to relational database data transformation, UX, and developing software in the health/medical fields.
  • Accomplished in stakeholder engagement, and verbal communication.
  • Accomplished in management of work items into sprints, Agile / Scrum process, ability to work independently, using initiative.
  • High attention to detail and skilled in technical problem solving.
  • Accomplished in written communication, handling of service desk tickets, authoring of technical documentation, and system training material.


  • Management, business, or leadership qualifications.
  • Experience in Dynamics 365 or other CRM platform development.
  • Experience in Azure DevOps.
  • Knowledge of payment gateways, handling financial transactions, reconciling financial transactions.
  • Exposure to PCI DSS.
  • Working knowledge of statistical packages such as SPSS, SAS and Stata, Azure.

Your Leadership Contribution

CCQ has a Leadership Capability Framework which outlines the necessary capabilities of leaders at different leadership levels: Executive (CEO and GMs), Senior Managers, Managers, and Frontline Managers (Team Leaders and Senior Coordinators).

As a leader at CCQ, you will be expected to demonstrate behaviours under three core capability groups: Vision and Strategy, Driving Outcomes and Attributes and Behaviours.


  • Flexible work arrangements (Flexible Work Hours and Work from Home options)
  • ATO-Approved Salary Packaging up to the value of $18,549 per Fringe Benefit Tax year
  • Recognition and Rewards Program
  • Two paid Wellbeing days in 2024
  • One paid ‘Thank you’ day at the end of the year
  • Professional Development Allowance
  • Corporate social events (such as bring your dog to work day)
  • Team events, employee connectivity and Healthy Workplace Activities

Meet Our People

How to apply

Applications, including a current resume and cover letter, are required and should be addressed to:

People and Culture Team

Cancer Council Queensland

For your application to be considered, it is recommended that the following documentation is attached with your application:

  • Cover letter – Your cover letter should clearly indicate the position you are applying for and give a brief summary of your motivations for applying and your relevant skills and experience.
  • Current Resume – Your resume should include your contact details, work experience, educational background and professional development.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their application as early as possible as Cancer Council Queensland reserves the right to reduce the application period and/or remove the job advertisement early should a suitable applicant be found.

In line with our value of being inclusive, applications are strongly encouraged from Indigenous Australians, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people with disability and LGBTIQA+ individuals.

The successful applicant will be required to conduct a current National Police Certificate.

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