Position Details
Reference Number 16620
Position Title Senior Database Officer
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Division Foundation
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Managers & Administrative Officers
Classification From: HS3 - Managers / Administrative Workers Grade 3
Classification To: HS3 - Managers / Administrative Workers Grade 3
Position Summary

As part of the Foundation’s continued growth, outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation.

The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is Australia’s only public hospital solely dedicated to cancer and one of an elite group of hospitals worldwide to have its own integrated cancer research program and laboratories.

  • Peter Mac’s Database and Analytics Team is responsible for all aspects of the day to day administration of the fundraising database - Raiser's Edge (RE), including but not limited to, information integrity, privacy and PCI-DSS compliance, financial reconciliation, database maintenance, reporting, improving processes and servicing the training and RE reporting needs of Foundation personnel in line with Foundation operational objectives and business rules.
  • Servicing the Foundation team in the delivery of data analytics (through the data warehouse and RE), program reporting, data transfer, integrity and compliance to help achieve each fundraising program’s operational objectives and KPIs.
  • This role is also responsible for developing policy and training procedures to ensure the Foundation and staff adhere to and meet PCI compliance standards.

This role is part of a high performing and well-respected fundraising team who play a critical role in raising funds for cancer research.


This opportunity will suit an enthusiastic team-player with proven experience as a database professional. An understanding of the importance of best practise donor care, a ‘can-do’ attitude and the value of clear and timely communications is essential.


The ideal candidate will have:

–      In-depth knowledge of Blackbaud Raisers Edge 7 database / CRM software

–      Self-motivated and thorough with an eye for detail

–      Understanding of the principles of good governance in relation to data integrity

–      Outstanding organisational skills, with the ability to manage a multi-task workload in a fast-paced environment

–      Strong numerical and analytical skills

–      Competent in producing consistent and regular recording and reporting of activity to specified criteria


For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion. 

Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging/ADOs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program

Please note all applicants must address the selection criteria.

Selection Criteria Essential: Excellent knowledge of databases/CRM software, preferably fundraising databases and Raisers Edge
Essential: Sound understanding of the principles of good governance in relation to data integrity and all fundraising legislative and regulatory compliance requirements
Essential: Excellent knowledge and implementation of processes to ensure data integrity, privacy and PCI-DSS legislative compliance
Essential: Strong numerical and analytical skills (including advanced computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft products)
Essential: Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to manage a multi-task workload in a fast-paced environment
Contact Person Parul Chackungal
Contact Number 03 85596737
Alternate Contact Person Carl Young
Alternate Contact Number 03 85597770
Closing Date 26/04/2019
Position Description
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