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Chair of Consumer Advisory Panel, WEHI

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) is currently seeking a consumer advocate to assume the role of Chair on our Consumer Advisory Panel (CAP). As the Chair, you will hold a pivotal role in providing oversight and guidance for consumer engagement at WEHI, including leading the strategic direction of the CAP. The ideal candidate will have experience setting strategic directions, leadership, governance and collaborating with multidisciplinary stakeholders.

01 May 2024
  • Volunteer position, 3-year term
  • Bimonthly meetings with some out of session administration

About the Opportunity

The role of the Consumer Advisory Panel Chair is to lead and facilitate activities of the Consumer Advisory Panel (CAP) relating to oversight and guidance of Consumer Engagement at WEHI. This individual will also lead the strategic direction of the CAP and the Consumer engagement strategy it governs.

The primary aim of the CAP is to provide advice and guidance in the development of a highly engaged Medical Research Institute in all facets of Consumer engagement. The expected time commitment is associated with bimonthly CAP meetings (online and in person) and participation in additional WEHI Strategic Planning requirements.

Selection Criteria

  • Commitment to the mission of WEHI’s Consumer engagement program
  • Experience and knowledge in best practice Consumer engagement and implementation
  • Demonstrated collaborative Consumer leadership in the health sector
  • Lived experience and knowledge of consumer advocacy in the Victorian and/or national health sector
  • Understanding of the practicality of engagement with regional communities
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Sound planning and organisation skills and ability to cope well under pressure

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Contact for Enquiries

For further information, please contact Katya Gray at [email protected]

To Apply

All applications must be lodged via the link below by COB Friday, 7 June 2024.

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