Project Coordinator, Optimal Care Pathways (CISS.61)

Thursday 13 July, 2017
  • Develop and refine optimal cancer care pathway resources for state-wide implementation and delivery
  • Cultivate collaborative relationships with key stakeholders
  • Part time (0.6 or 0.8 FTE negotiable) fixed term position for 12 months - St Kilda Road, Melbourne location

About your environment

Cancer Council Victoria has been leading efforts against cancer since 1936 through world leading research, prevention, support and advocacy programs. Within the Strategy and Support Division, The Cancer Information and Support Service (CISS) provides information, programs and services to help minimise the impact of cancer on the Victorian community and plays a key role in developing and shaping policy response in support of people affected by cancer.

About your opportunity

The Optimal Care Pathways (OCPs) are national guides to promote best practice cancer care for specific cancer types. They describe the key steps in a patient's cancer journey and expected standards of care at each stage. They aim to improve patient outcomes by promoting quality cancer care and ensuring that all people diagnosed with cancer receive the best care, regardless of where they live or receive cancer treatment. In partnership with Cancer Council Victoria, the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) are leading the implementation and adoption of the OCPs into the acute and primary care settings within and beyond Victoria.


We are seeking a highly organised and driven Project Coordinator to support the development, revision and implementation of the OCPs for cancer. Reporting to the Head of Strategy and Support, at Cancer Council Victoria and working closely with the DHHS and other peak bodies and clinician groups, you will:

  •  Manage the continual development and review of OCP clinical and consumer resources against project milestones.
  • Devise project promotion strategies that integrate OCP resources into existing communication channels and clinical service delivery, maximising awareness and uptake.
  • Build relationships to ensure successful collaboration between Cancer Council Victoria, DHHS, and other relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • Facilitate evaluation of OCP resources using a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods


Utilise your exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills to influence the provision of optimal cancer care by key stakeholders across Victoria.

All about you

We are looking for someone with:

  • A health related tertiary qualification and substantial project management experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management, development and evaluation of resources for consumers and clinicians.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals and groups.
  • Excellent relationship management skills, with the ability to influence and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders.

What we can offer you

This part-time (0.6 or 0.8 FTE negotiable) fixed term position for 12 months, provides a salary up to $84,930 pa plus superannuation, annual leave loading and the benefits of not-for-profit salary packaging and a meal entertainment card. We also offer a flexible and friendly work environment, social and wellbeing activities and a location close to public transport.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.

To apply and for more info

To apply for this opportunity download a Position Description and the Key Selection Criteria and forward your full application (cover letter, resume and completed Key Selection Criteria document) to hr@cancervic.org.au . For more information contact Dr Anna Boltong on (03) 9514 6323.


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 and a National Police Check

Applications close Wednesday 9 August 2017

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