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Bianca Pho, 8 August 2016

Systems Support Officer

Cancer Council Victoria

Systems Support Officer
(Ref. EPI.146)

  • Manage systems, software and data for cancer research
  • Join an internationally acclaimed research centre
  • Full time fixed term position St Kilda Road, Melbourne

    Seek Search Summary:

    Liaise with various stakeholders to build and maintain effective research information and reporting systems

    About your environment

    Cancer Council Victoria has been leading efforts against cancer since 1936 through world leading research, prevention, support and advocacy programs. The Cancer Epidemiology Centre (CEC) develops and maintains high quality resources for epidemiological research and evaluation. Research programs and studies within the CEC include the Rare or Under-Research Cancer Program (RESoURCES); the Uber Cohort Maintenance Program; the Diet and Nutrition Program; and the Australian Breakthrough Cancer (ABC) Study.

    About your opportunity

    We are seeking a Systems Support Officer to join the Data Management team. Reporting to the Team Leader Data Management Cluster, your role is to:

  • Collaborate with end users, developers and IS technical staff to ensure research information and reporting systems operate efficiently and meet the needs of users
  • Participate in the design, testing, implementation and maintenance of systems and respond to requests from research staff
  • Undertake cleaning and manipulation of data using a variety of tools including SQL Server Management Studio

    All about you

    We are looking for someone with:

  • A degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Bioinformatics or related field with demonstrated experience in an applications or systems support role
  • A proven ability to implement and maintain information and reporting systems with knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server, Report Manager, T-SQL, stored procedures, views and functions.
  • Robust problem solving and analytical skills, strong written/documentation skills and the ability to develop and maintain working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders in a research environment.

    What we can offer you

    This full-time fixed term position for 12 months provides a salary within range $54,944 - $60,808 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.

    To apply and for more info

    To apply for this opportunity visit http://www.cancervic.org.au/about/careers to download a Position Description and the Key Selection Criteria and forward your full application (resume, cover letter and completed Key Selection Criteria document) to hr@cancervic.org.au. For more information contact Alison Hopkins on (03) 9514 6247.

    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 21 August 2016

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


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