This is a Fixed Term Full Time Appointment for up to 5 years.
WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.
WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.
Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant's integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.
Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of six (6) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.
Position Profile: The WA Department of Health is committed to providing exceptional health care to the entire population of Western Australia. With high levels of economic investment and a strategic plan in place for the next 15 years the outlook for health care in WA has never been better.
Reporting to the Deputy Director General Health Reform, this crucial role provides strategic and operational leadership to a range of support services including State-wide ICT, supply management, corporate and human resource management across WA Health.
You will drive, develop and implement strategies designed to build the division into a highly effective business partner which works across WA Health to achieve best practice, high-quality integrated systems and services which meet the needs of all stakeholders.
WA Health employs 43,000 staff dedicated to ensuring the well-being of WA's increasing population throughout the metropolitan, regional and remote areas of the State. Its vision is to provide healthier, longer and better quality lives for all Western Australians regardless of location or circumstances.
Candidates will possess a demonstrable track record of strategic leadership and the capacity to deliver high quality outcomes at a project, business unit and organisational level as well as a record of achievement implementing significant service delivery solutions in partnership with a diverse internal stakeholder and executive group.
You will possess relevant experience in information management and a demonstrated ability and passion to drive change which delivers productivity and performance through best practice systems and processes.
You will demonstrate exceptional stakeholder management skills across a diverse range of people and excellent communication and negotiation skills.
Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
- 9.50% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information go to:
- Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance
- Flexible working arrangements
- Flexible leave arrangements
- Other professional and location based allowances
Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form.
For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Jennifer Grove on (08) 9322 0888 or email@example.com or Rebecca Brown, Deputy Director General, Health Reform on 08 9222 2456 after 19 October 2015.
Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to email applications to firstname.lastname@example.org and quote reference S12986.
An executive search will be conducted.
Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria and provide detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements.
APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE AND TIME WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.