Executive Director, Northern Region

Executive Director
REQ126971 Requisition #
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Applying for this Role

You are required to submit a resume of no more than three pages, a cover letter which clearly addresses the essential requirement below and includes your response to the two targeted questions below (maximum 500 words).

  1. Please provide an example of a time you have led a portfolio of major capital projects across the project lifecycle with an integrated approach to working with Executive teams and high levels of stakeholders. Please cover in your response the background to the example, details of the stakeholders involved, timeline, budget and the key outcomes achieved.
  2. Taking into consideration your response to target question one, please provide a response to how you believe the experience you gained would apply within the NSW Health Infrastructure environment.

Essential Requirements

  • Exemplary leadership skills and evidence of leading teams in a highly collaborative working environment. Ability and desire to foster positive organisational culture.
  • Tertiary qualification in Construction, Engineering, Project Management or related discipline and/or demonstrated senior level experience in a comparable role.
  • Demonstrated record of achievement in the management of portfolio of major / complex capital investments across the whole project lifecycle, including a demonstrated track record of being responsible for delivering a suite of projects safely, to a high standard of quality and compliance, on time and on budget.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development, negotiation and management of commercial contracts for the procurement of major capital works.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the specific requirements and nuances of health capital projects. Or alternatively, an understanding of project planning and delivery processes within a comparable sector.

This is a fulltime fixed term (up to five years), Band 2, Health Service Senior Executive (HSSE) role. An attractive remuneration package within the range of $272,677 to $306,414 per annum (SOORT 2018), with annual performance reviews will be negotiated with the successful applicant

Please contact Emily Keep, Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive, on Emily.Keep@health.nsw.gov.au, should you have any additional questions about the role.


Please click here to apply for the advert through the Health Career Portal (search by job reference number REQ126971).

NSW Health values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


  • Applicants should note that Health Infrastructure will be relocating from North Sydney to St Leonards from June 2020 and regular travel around the assigned portfolio is required.
  • The selection methods for this role are in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 executive structure and employment arrangements for the NSW public sector.
  • Applicants must respond to the targeted question and submit an up to date resume. For further guidance, refer to Applying for a role in the NSW Public Service.
  • Applicants will need to demonstrate their proficiency in the capabilities outlined in the Role Description. These will be assessed through the recruitment process to determine their suitability for appointment. For further information, refer to the NSW Public Sector Capability Framework.
  • Only Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents are eligible to apply.
  • Relevant standard screening checks will be undertaken following interviews e.g. National Criminal Records Checks, Service Checks, Proof of ID (100 – point ID Checks) etc.
  • Click here for information on NSW Health

Applications close: Monday 30 September 2019 (11:59pm)


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