Chief Executive Officer
- Ambition to world leadership in harm prevention and injury recovery
- Lead on maintaining financial sustainability and developing a fit for purpose contemporary workplace safety regulator
- Seeking an accomplished senior executive ideally with compensation insurance experience
Reporting to the Chair and working closely with key government stakeholders, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) delivers on key performance indicators targeting prevention of workplace harm, supporting recovery and return to work, and maintaining a financially viable scheme. With a diverse and skilled workforce of over 1,800 people, the CEO ensures employees are supported by consistent leadership that prioritises their health, safety, and wellbeing.
Currently the Leadership Team is focusing is on modernising the scheme and redesigning how people, processes and technology interact to improve the experience and outcomes of injured workers.
Sustainable outcomes are achieved by proactively engaging stakeholders including employee and employer representatives, medical and allied health providers, legal practitioners, and industry bodies. These stakeholders are informing strategy, policies, program development and other initiatives.
This state significant CEO role requires superior financial and risk management capabilities, contemporary people leadership, influential partnership and engagement skills and a record of delivering continuous business improvement in a complex environment. Along with the attributes of resilience and a positive initiative-taking attitude towards change.
The successful appointee will be an accomplished CEO with experience ideally gained in compensable insurance. Alternatively, regulation, investment, or large-scale customer service experience will be well regarded. Government related experience is beneficial.
WorkSafe strives to prevent workplace injuries, illness and fatalities and for more than 35 years has raised the standard of health and safety in Victorian workplaces. The organisation adopts a range a tools and tactics to ensure workplaces are safer. This includes inspections, campaigns, education programs, targeted interventions, guidance, warnings, enforcement and prosecutions.
For more information on the organisation visit: https://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/
To apply – please click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference WSVceo1223, addressing your cover letter and resume with key career achievements to David Baber of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.