Executive Director, Research

Ref: 7141

National Breast Cancer Foundation

Sydney, Australia

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Role coordinated by:

Dr Nicki Shwe Yee

Research Associate

t: +61 (0) 2 8051 3008

e: Nicki.Shweyee@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Social Impact and Environment

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with experience

Closing Date: 06/03/2024

The National Breast Cancer Foundation is Australia's leading not-for-profit organisation funding world-class breast cancer research towards their vision of Zero Deaths from breast cancer.

Since its inception in 1994, NBCF has invested over $200M into more than 600 world-class research projects across Australia. In this time, death rates from breast cancer in Australia have improved by 43%.

Research matters, and it is central and critical to improving breast cancer outcomes. That is why the NBCF funds the very best breast cancer research in Australia by awarding grants via an open national, competitive, and rigorous peer review process.

NBCF is now seeking to appoint an engaging and collaborative leader as the Executive Director, Research. The appointee will have the vision, energy, and skills to build on the Foundation’s recent successes and play an integral role in driving the new Pink Horizon Research Strategy. The Executive Director, Research will bring a strong strategic, entrepreneurial, and operational mindset, along with adroit stakeholder management skills, and a proven ability to build long-lasting partnerships with existing and new partners, philanthropists, government agencies, and other foundations. The appointee will have outstanding communication capability, both written and verbal, and be comfortable engaging with the media. The Executive Director, Research will be passionate and excited about being part of an established organisation that is determined to change the future for all those diagnosed with breast cancer.

This role is Sydney based. For a comprehensive overview of this extraordinary opportunity, position duties and the organisation, please refer to the brochure which is available for download when you apply.

For further information or a confidential conversation please contact Dr Nicki Shwe Yee on t: 02 8051 3008 or at e: Nicki.ShweYee@perrettlaver.com.  

Applications close 11:59pm, March 6th 2024.