Chief Executive Officer
- Advance national commitment to evidence-based cancer prevention, treatment and support
- Build strategic impact
- Collegiate and constructive by nature
Cancer Council Australia (CCA) will appoint an outstanding leader as the next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This is a unique and important opportunity to lead a national organisation committed to best practice research and application to cancer prevention, treatment and support.
Reporting to the Board of Cancer Council Australia, the CEO is accountable to the Board for leadership, strategy and operational execution of the Council to progress its vision, mission and values. The CEO has responsibility for relationships with federal government to advance cancer control. The CEO represents the Council in the public sphere to extend its respected profile in the community and related positive media presence.
The successful candidate is likely to be a clinician or public health professional a strong knowledge of cancer control, supported by senior executive experience. With relevant tertiary qualifications, you will have demonstrated experience in responding to community‑wide public health or related challenges through your work in fields such as research, prevention, treatment, policy and program development and support. As a confident and influential communicator, you can demonstrate values consistent with those of Cancer Council. You will understand the business of government and how to achieve success in a federated environment.
CCA recognises the value that diversity brings to leadership teams.
Cancer Council is Australia’s leading cancer charity comprising Cancer Council Australia (CCA) and its eight members, the State and Territory Cancer Councils. Together CCA and its members are working to the common purpose of ‘A Cancer Free Future’ across four pillars of activity: advocacy, support, research, and prevention.
Every day, CCA supports Australians affected by cancer where and when they need it most, speaks out on behalf of the community on cancer issues, empowers people to reduce their cancer risk, and finds new ways to better detect and treat cancer.
For further information about CCA, please visit: cancer.org.au.
For further details about the opportunity, please click here.
To apply, please click on ‘Apply now’ using reference CANceo0720, addressing your cover letter and resume to Kate Wheeler or Andrew Norton, or call +61 1300 347 437 for a confidential discussion.