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Health Vacancy N.N. 10595196
Cancer Australia Closing date: Wednesday, 30 January 2013
Job Title: Policy Officer
Division: Policy, Strategy and Public Reporting
Job Type: Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $68,484 - $72,284
Location: Sydney
Classification: APS Level 5
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 20015064
Agency Website:

Job Description


Working within Cancer Australia’s Policy, Strategy and Public Reporting team, the Policy Officer will contribute to public reporting requirements of the Agency, assist in preparing advice to the Minister’s Office, Department of Health and Ageing and other stakeholders, and contribute to the development of strategic policy initiatives.


This position would suit an enthusiastic graduate with an interest health policy. To be successful in this position the candidate will have a high degree of initiative and strong administrative and effective communication skills. The role requires the ability to pay attention to detail, maintain a flexible approach and to effectively multi-task. The successful applicant will be technically proficient in MS office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet Explorer.
Tertiary qualifications in a health policy, social science or related discipline are considered desirable. A salary package, depending on qualifications and experience, will be negotiated with the successful applicants.

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


Candidates must base their applications on the job description. Applicants should submit a statement of claims against the selection criteria (no more than 4 pages in length). Selection criteria can be obtained by visiting or by contacting Julie Binakaj on 02 9357 9400 or Applications should also include a brief resume and details of at least two referees. Applications should be forwarded to or posted to Cancer Australia, Locked Bag 3, Strawberry Hills NSW 2012.

Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

12 months

To Apply

Selection Documentation: Julie Binakaj, 02 9357 9428,
Position Contact: Erin Thomson, 02 93579400
Apply Address: Locked Bag 3 Starwberry Hills NSW 2012
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS02-Fri - 11 Jan 2013 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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