Program Lead, Quality System & Performance (Reporting Better Cancer Outcomes)

Project Manager
REQ74793 Requisition #
Share this Job
Employment Type:  Temporary Full Time - Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Leave up to 12 months)
Position Classification:  Health Manager Level 4
Remuneration:  $124,277 - $148,690
Hours Per Week:  38
Requisition ID:  REQ74793
  • Be part of an organisation that makes a difference in cancer control in NSW
  • Work in a team that collaborates with all levels of the health system to lead, facilitate, design and implement quality improvement and performance review across cancer control services
  • Be part of the state wide initiative Leading Better Value Care
Where you’ll will be working
The Cancer Institute NSW is Australia’s first state wide cancer control agency, established in 2003 to lessen the impact of cancer across the state.

Working at the Cancer Institute NSW means joining a team of committed and dedicated staff who are proud to be a part of the Institute’s purpose of overseeing and accelerating the effectiveness of cancer control in NSW.

The Cancer Institute is a collaborative working environment that encourages diversity and inclusion in how we work and the way we work together.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.
What you’ll be doing
To be successful in the role you will have demonstrated experience in large scale projects and change management principles in order to successfully manage, implement, coordinate and monitor the Reporting for Better Cancer Outcomes Program.  You will be responsible for managing and coordinating the development of a suite of reports on cancer prevention, screening, services and research aimed at lessening the impact of cancer across NSW.

Your experience within the health system together with your expertise in change and project management is essential to effectively coordinate the production of generic and bespoke
complex long-form reports or publications, whilst addressing diverse internal and external stakeholder needs.  Your experience in critically appraising research and interpreting clinical and population health data and information is a must.

You will have strong people management and stakeholder relationships skills with an ability to influence effective working partnerships and a collaborative approach to ensuring project delivery is achieved. 
For your application to be considered
Please respond to the pre-screening questions below and attach a covering letter, your resume and no more than 2 pages addressing the essential requirements of the role which are outlined in the role description (see link below).
  1. Provide an example of a project or research initiative you worked on that involved multiple stakeholders and how you, as part of the initiative, used your skills to solve a problem contributing to health system change.  Describe how you successfully managed timeframes and competing priorities.
  2. Describe your experience using data to drive improved patient outcomes in the healthcare environment. Include your experience engaging and working with health professionals to obtain, analyse, interpret and communicate current evidence and best practice to support system improvements.

Need more information?

  1) Click here for the
Position Description
  2) Find out more about
applying for this position

For more information about the Cancer Institute NSW please visit For role related queries or questions contact Ru Kwedza on 0419 282 165 or email
Applications Close: Sunday, 20 January 2019 at 11.59 pm.
The Ministry of Health will be relocating the Cancer Institute to St Leonards in mid-2020.
The Cancer Institute NSW is unable to offer salary packaging and salaries will be negotiated in line with experience and the suitability of the role.

The Cancer Institute NSW welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities. Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health. For more information please visit

Please indicate if you have any accessibility requirements in your application or speak with the contact person should you be called for an interview.  We provide reasonable adjustment for people with a disability during the recruitment process and during their employment.
To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

My Profile

Create and manage profiles for future opportunities.

Go to Profile

My Applications

Review and Track your applications.

My Applications