Education Manager (CSU.03)

Job No: CCV300
Location: Melbourne

  • $91,393 - $108,147 + super + NFP benefits
  • A great opportunity to lead a dedicated team and develop a strategy proposal for the future.
  • Be a part of Australia’s most trusted cancer ‘Not for Profit’ organisation
  • 0.8 FTE, ongoing role
  • Hybrid working environment combining working from home and in brand new CBD office located on Victoria Parade, East Melbourne

About your environment

Cancer Council Victoria has been leading efforts against cancer since 1936 through world leading research, prevention, support and advocacy programs. The Strategy and Support Division places people at the centre of everything we do. We work directly with clinicians, researchers, policymakers, and people impacted by cancer to reduce inequities and improve outcomes for all Victorians, now and into the future.

The Education Team is part of the Cancer Strategy Unit in the Strategy and Support Division. The purpose of the Education Team is to deliver programs that build sector capacity and improve experiences of people affected by cancer. The team collaborates with a range of experts to support engagement, marketing and innovation.

About your opportunity

We are seeking an Education Manager to join the management team of the Cancer Strategy Unit. Reporting to the Head of Cancer Strategy, you will play a crucial leadership role as you:

  • Lead the team as they deliver and evaluate our flagship programs
  • Establish effective working relationships with key stakeholders and collaborators
  • Gather and synthesise insights regarding the current landscape and unmet needs
  • Facilitate training and capacity building in collaboration with the team as required
  • Develop a strategic proposal for the future of our evolving education portfolio

All about you

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Leadership experience with a commitment to empowering and motivating staff
  • Comprehensive analytical skills, with demonstrated ability to synthesise data and insights into strategic recommendations
  • An agile approach, able to introduce and embed new ideas and ways of working
  • Highly developed communication skills, including the ability to develop and maintain strategic relationships with a diversity of stakeholders
  • A relevant tertiary degree and work experience in a health, education or a relevant discipline

What we can offer you

  • Base salary of $91,393 - $108,147 p.a. (dependant on experience, pro rata for part time) plus 11%% superannuation
  • Salary packaging benefits of $15,900 plus meals/entertainment $2,650 p.a.
  • Novated car leasing
  • Salary sacrifice
  • 17.5% Leave loading
  • Flexible working arrangements including working from home options to support excellent work-life balance
  • Cultural leave of up to 5 days paid
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave and up to 12 months unpaid leave
  • A comprehensive employee assistance program
  • A range of wellness initiatives such as flu vaccination, mental and general well-being support, and discounted health insurance
  • A range of personal and professional development initiatives such as study support, in-house, external, and on-line learning options as well as the opportunity to apply for scholarships
  • The opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of those affected by cancer

To apply and for more info

To apply for this opportunity, download a Position Description and upload your Resume and Cover Letter. Ensure that your cover letter addresses how your experience relates to the skills listed above. Interested applicants invited to find out more by contacting Amanda Piper on

Cancer Council will only make contact with applicants that are shortlisted for interview. We are also unable to respond to recruitment agency enquiries.

All offers of employment will be made subject to satisfactory completion of employment checks including evidence of right to work in Australia, a National Police Check and a Working with Children Check (as required).

Applications close 27 September 2023

Cancer Council Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cancer Council Victoria is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, all applicants will be considered for employment inclusive of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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About Cancer Council Victoria

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.

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