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Executive Director Corporate and Finance (H20_3376)

  • Pivotal leadership role
  • Lead financial sustainability
  • Drive innovation through business improvement

The South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) is a health service delivering quality, safe and effective hospital and community-based services within a catchment area stretching more than 3300 square kilometres across the southern half of Perth. With a budget of $1.9B per annum, approximately 10,000 staff and a large hospital network including public hospitals and a public private partnership, the Health Service prides itself on meeting the health care needs of their expanding population.

The South Metropolitan Health Service is looking to appoint an Executive Director Corporate and Finance to lead the formulation and implementation of financial initiatives and systems which support SMHS in achieving its strategic objectives with allocated resources. This role provides strategic leadership and direction with respect to health system financing, budgeting, forecasting, cost benefit analysis and business performance. The successful candidate will monitor, evaluate and advise on whole of SMHS and individual Hospital business performance to ensure accountability across SMHS for allocated budgets and the identification and management of financial risk, and actively lead the efficient and effective delivery of a range of non-clinical support services across SMHS whilst promoting a strategic and collaborative relationship between these services and SMHS sites/directorates.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, the Executive Director will be forward looking and able to provide strategic insight and advice to the Chief Executive and the Board and as a business partner to clinical and corporate services. The Executive Director will also be expected to demonstrate strong and inspirational leadership to continue to ensure effective financial and corporate governance and a strong culture of fiscal accountability and responsibility across the SMHS.

To be successful in this role you will need to possess:

  • Exceptional leadership and management skills including the ability to inspire others.
  • In-depth understanding and experience in business systems, commercial and contractual arrangements, finance, health system funding and accounting systems and processes.
  • Strong financial acumen and a comprehensive knowledge of contemporary financial management practices and related business systems with substantial experience in their practical application at a strategic level.

We invite qualified candidates to contact Liz Hlipala on +61 (0)401 122 301 or via email lhlipala@hardygroupintl.com for a confidential discussion.

Applicants are requested to apply online (www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).

Applications Close: 13/07/2020