Program Manager, Healthy Places (CPC.142)

Friday 20 January, 2017

  • Manage the successful delivery of the Achievement Program
  • Lead a team to support key community settings enhance their health promoting environments
  • Full-time fixed term position for 12 months - St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Drive community engagement in creating healthy environments to improve health outcomes

About your environment

Cancer Council Victoria has been leading efforts against cancer since 1936 through world leading research, prevention, support and advocacy programs. The Prevention Division aims to reduce the risk of cancer in the Victorian population through social marketing, advocacy, professional education and providing policy advice based on the best available evidence. The Achievement Program  sits within the Prevention Division and aims to support workplaces, schools and early childhood services to enhance their health promoting environments.

About your opportunity

We are seeking a motivating and engaging Program Manager. Reporting to the Head of the Prevention Division, your role is to:
  • Manage the successful delivery of the Achievement Program within key community settings.
  • Lead and support a team including five Settings Coordinators and an Evaluation Coordinator to achieve program deliverables and deliver robust program evaluation.
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders, such as government and partner organisations as well as health and allied professionals.

All about you

We are looking for someone with:
  • A tertiary degree in public health, health promotion or a related discipline.
  • Substantial experience in managing, developing, implementing and evaluating health programs in a related health field. 
  • Proven experience in a leadership role, including contract and budget management and leading and motivating others to achieve programs goals. 
  • Excellent influencing, negotiation and relationship management skills as well as exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

What we can offer you

This full-time fixed term position for 12 months provides a salary of $100,025 - $118,204 plus superannuation, annual leave loading and the benefits of not-for-profit salary packaging and a meal entertainment card. We can also offer a flexible and friendly work environment, social and wellbeing activities, and a location close to public transport.

To apply and for more info

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

To apply for this opportunity download a Position Description and the Key Selection Criteria and forward your full application (resume, cover letter and completed Key Selection Criteria document) to For more information contact Craig Sinclair on (03) 9514 6499.

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 Sunday 5th February 2017