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Senior Policy Advisor

Cancer Council Queensland

Our Mission

Reducing the burden of cancer. Cancer Council Queensland raises funds that are dedicated to improving quality of life for people living with cancer, through research, patient care, prevention and early detection. We are dynamic, outcome-focused and responsive to community needs, committed to voluntarism and the pursuit of excellence in all activities. All employees and volunteers from CCQ, through their work, are actively involved in cancer control.

About the role

As the Senior Policy Advisor, you are responsible for leading policy analysis and development, and working closely with key stakeholders, in support of advocacy priorities that aim to reduce the burden of cancer in Queensland, with a focus on reducing the risk of cancer for all Queenslanders through public health measures.

This role is permanent full time (37.5 hours per week) working in our Fortitude Valley Office in Brisbane.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have highly developed analytical and research skills, as well as a keen eye for detail and a willingness to take on and embrace new tasks and processes. You have demonstrated knowledge of Government structure and processes, with an understanding of health services and systems.

Your experience working within the health, government, disability or community services sectors will be highly regarded, as will your related tertiary qualification.

Benefits

Cancer Council Queensland is a growing community-based organisation offering employees flexible work arrangements, salary packaging opportunities, and a supportive team environment where healthy lifestyle balance is encouraged.

How to apply

Applications should be addressed to the General Manager, Advocacy.

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

  • 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.

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

Cancer Council Queensland will contribute to equality and reconciliation by encouraging applications and inquiries for employment opportunities from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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