Executive Director, Operations

Executive Director
REQ122710 Requisition #
Executive Director, Operations
Executive Band 2
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
  • South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is seeking a strong and experienced leader with a proven track record of delivery to fill the newly created role of Executive Director, Operations.
  • Ideal candidates will be results-focused, with an ability to maintain a broad view of the organisation while supporting local accountability.
  • The role will work in partnership with the Executive team, with responsibilities for day to day operation of the District and consistency of service provision for our community.

This role will be required to work in locations across South Eastern Sydney Local Health District including Randwick, Sydney CBD, Kogarah and Caringbah. The base location for the position will be confirmed with the successful applicant.

Role Outline
The Executive Director, Operations leads and manages the day-to-day operations of the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD), across a broad spectrum of health service delivery settings and functions, to ensure the delivery of high quality, safe and efficient health services for the community in line with the strategic directions of NSW Health and SESLHD.

As a Senior Executive within SESLHD, the role provides significant input into the development and oversight of District strategic and operational plans, policy and development, business and clinical services strategies and relationship management.

For further information, please download the role description and organisation chart.

Applying for this Role
You are required to submit a one page covering letter, including a short statement in response to the two targeted questions below:
  1. Please detail a time where you have led the implementation of organisational change within a large, complex and diverse health system, including alterations to systems and processes that directly led to improvements to operational and financial outcomes for your organisation.
  2. Please describe your experience in building and creating organisational capability, within resource constraints. What plans would you begin to formulate to make this happen?
Essential Requirements
The successful candidate will have:
  • Tertiary qualifications in a related field and/or demonstrated extensive proven experience at a senior management level in a substantial and complex organisation engaged in clinical service delivery

This is an ongoing, full time, Band 2, Health Service senior executive (HSSE) role. An attractive remuneration package within the range of $295,619 - $329,356 per annum, with annual performance reviews, will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Please contact Rob Macmillan, Partner – Health at Derwent Search on 02 9091 3266 should you have any additional questions about the role.


To access the candidate pack please click here. 

Please click here to apply for the advert through the Health Career Portal (search by job reference number REQ122710).

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.

  • The selection methods for this role are in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 and employment arrangements for the NSW public sector.
  • Applicants must respond to the two targeted questions 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.
  • To be eligible for employment, you must be one of the following:
    • An Australian citizen;
    • A permanent resident of Australia;
    • A New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand passport; or
    • A citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia

You can only be offered employment in this role for the duration that your current visa allows you to work in Australia; and you can only be offered ongoing employment if you have a permanent visa that allows you to work in Australia.

  • Relevant standard screening checks will be undertaken following interviews e.g. National Police Check, Service Checks, Proof of ID etc.
  • Click here for information on NSW Health

Applications close: Wednesday 28th August 2019 (11.59pm)

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