Hand picking the best talent from around the world.

Chief People and Culture Officer (H22_4044)

  • Seeking a strategic thought leader in all things people and culture
  • Drive and deliver a culture that encourages thought leadership, strategy development and innovation that will result in outstanding service delivery
  • Design and enable HR strategies and processes that will support a wholistic and contemporary place to work making Metro North Hospital and Health Service a genuine ‘employer of choice’.

Metro North Health’s passion for people is reflected in the way we do our work and live our values every day. We value and nurture our team members so they can provide quality value-based care to our patients across our diverse organisation. Our focus on Value Based Healthcare means we expect our staff to deliver the care the patient needs, no more and no less, to achieve the best quality of life for our community. This passion fuels our collaborative culture of innovation and research.

Metro North Health embraces the diversity of local and greater communities as we provide services to people throughout Queensland, northern New South Wales and the Northern Territory, in all major health specialities including medicine, surgery, mental health, cancer care, trauma, women’s and newborn care, and more than 30 sub-specialities. Metro North Health services include rural, regional and tertiary hospitals, and community and oral health services.

Metro North Health is one of the largest employers in Queensland. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive (CE), the Chief People & Culture Officer (CPCO) is responsible for leading the people and culture function to support Metro North Health deliver strategic and tactical people and culture services and solutions, across the organisation, encompassing over 23,000 team members.

By 2026, Metro North Health anticipates the workforce will grow by 19% and we need to plan now to attract, retain and develop the best people, doing their best work, in the biggest, best and nicest place to work. To do this, we need strategies and resources to build, maintain and maximise:

  • employee experience and wellbeing across the entire employee life cycle
  • culture and employee engagement
  • talent, leadership and learning
  • a high performing, innovative workforce that is engaged, supported, well informed, agile and flexible
  • workforce planning and readiness for the future of work in healthcare within our MN32 vision (Metro North Health’s innovative vision for a world class Health Service).

MNH is an independent statutory body that services a population of about 900,000 and focuses on collaboration with healthcare partners and invests in systems, engagement and culture, that connects them to people and services, from north of the Brisbane River to north of Kilcoy.A budget of over $3B, MNH is the largest public health service in Queensland and employs a highly committed team.

The ideal applicant will be someone who can demonstrate the following values within the context of the “Key Accountabilities”. The ideal applicant will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Respect – demonstrates interpersonal savvy, manages conflict appropriately, communicates effectively and balances the needs of all stakeholders with utmost respect to all people at all times
  • Teamwork – collaborates effectively, develops talent, values difference and builds effective teams to bring about best use of resources to deliver healthcare services
  • Compassion – is completely patient / client focussed, demonstrates self-awareness and the effects of behaviour on others, deals with or manages ambiguity and complexity, demonstrates resilience in the delivery of patient services or support in the delivery of services to patients
  • High Performance – cultivates innovation, is action oriented, drives results and supports Metro North’s vision and purpose to exceed expectations of our patients and stakeholders
  • Integrity – demonstrates sound decision quality, ensures accountability, demonstrates courage in the face of adversity and works effectively / manages complexity to ensure work output and decisions are ethical and invariably of a high standard

The Application Process:

For a confidential discussion and to learn more about this exciting opportunity please contact:


Lynette Boerth and Sarah Buckler PSM

Lynette: (M) +61 (0)431 293 861 (E) lboerth@hardygroupintl.com

Sarah: (M) +61 (0)429 486 740 (E) sbuckler@hardygroupintl.com

Applications Close: 29/05/2022