This is a Fixed Term Full Time appointment for 12 months, with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.
This position is temporarily vacant whilst the substantive occupant is on a period of extended leave.
The WA health system is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our services. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.
The WA health system 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.
Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.
Conditions: The WA health system 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.
Play a pivotal part in our transformation
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to transform a business apply your leadership skills?
Health Support Services (HSS) provides a suite of technology, supply, human resources and financial services to the employees within the WA Health system – that’s over 45,000 customers across WA.
Our purpose is to ‘Support our customers to provide excellent health care’ and we want to be known for placing the customer at the heart of everything we do whilst always delivering on our commitments. Our four values act as principles that guide the way we work, how we make decisions and the way we behave:
- Think customer first
- We promise, we own, we do
- We will find a way
- We make a difference together
Over 90% of our employees believe they and their supervisor demonstrate the HSS values well, and over 70% feel strongly committed to HSS’s strategic objectives and know how their work contributes to these.
HSS has commenced a major business transformation to establish HSS as a modern shared services organisation and we’re looking for people to grow our team. Find out more about us www.hss.health.wa.gov.au
If you’re a natural collaborator who genuinely cares about the customer experience and is energised working in an agile, fast-paced environment, we’d love to hear from you.
The role: As a member of the Health Support Services (HSS) Transformation and Strategy Business Unit, the Director, Program Delivery (Transformation) will be responsible for the successful delivery of all programs and projects required to support HSS’ transformation program.
You will also be accountable for the provision of Program and Project Managers, initiating and setting objectives for programs, projects and initiatives aligning with the organisation’s strategic objectives to ensure the delivery of the organisation’s programs, projects and/or initiatives in accordance with the defined scope, cost and schedule.
By providing oversight of the planning and scheduling of projects and initiatives from inception to completion, you will be required to report on the progressive delivery of projects and/or initiatives to stakeholder groups, ensuring the management and allocation of financial and people resources are appropriately met.
Reporting to the Executive Director, Transformation and Strategy of HSS, you will be expected to be an active and enthusiastic contributor to the strategic direction and management of the organisation, driving culture, capability and transformation across HSS. You will possess energy, drive and exceptional stakeholder management skills across a wide range of people and excellent communication and negotiation skills.
This is a rewarding opportunity for an energetic and passionate professional to contribute to the development of quality health service delivery across the organisation. This will suit a candidate who can manage the demands of a fast paced, multifaceted operational environment contributing to the evaluation, development and implementation of policies, protocols and guidelines in support of governance initiatives.
Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary, our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
- 9.5% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information go to:http://www.treasury.wa.gov.au/Superannuation/Employees/Overview/
- Access to generous salary packaging arrangements.
- Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance.
- Flexible working arrangements.
- Flexible leave arrangements.
- Other professional and location based allowances.
Selection Criteria: Please see the Job Description Form attached.
Applicants are advised to write a brief statement addressing the essential selection criteria and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying.
Referees: The names and contact details of two (2) professional referees must be provided. It is preferable for one referee to be a current supervisor or manager.
Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online (www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au). (Please note: Applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online. This email address will be used for communication with applicants).
For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Jonathan Smith, Executive Director Transformation and Strategy on 08 6213 3668.
If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employment Services on 1300 553 680 (and select Option 2) for immediate assistance during business hours.
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.
LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.