Chief Operating Officer | Fisher Leadership
Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 07/04/2019
REF: BLCcoo0319
Applications for this listing are closed

Chief Operating Officer

Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 07/04/2019
REF: BLCcoo0319
  • Outstanding Executive Leadership role
  • Champion Aged Care excellence
  • 2IC to the Chief Executive

The position
Reporting directly to the CEO the Chief Operating Officer is a critical leadership position within BlueCross as the organisation continues to expand further and navigate the way forward post- merger. With approximately 3,700 employees, the position is responsible for the entire operations and delivery of key projects for BlueCross.
A key function of the position will be to provide contemporary strategic leadership to enable continuous improvement of operations at BlueCross. In addition, the Chief Operating Officer will provide future direction and build operational capability within the organisation.
The successful candidate will be a strategic and inspirational leader, with outstanding stakeholder engagement skills coupled with extensive large-scale operational experience. With a commercial mind and demonstrated experience operating within a complex environment, the ideal candidate will be recognised as a strong leader who will work collaboratively as a member of the executive team. The appointee will be innovative, engaging and present with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.  The ideal candidate will bring broader healthcare experience, including an understanding of clinical risk.  Aged care sector experience will be advantageous as are tertiary qualifications.
The organisation
BlueCross is a leading provider of aged care services within metropolitan and regional Victoria.  In December 2017 BlueCross merged with Sapphire Care, with the combined entity now operating 34 aged care homes in Victoria, providing support to more than 2500 residents in addition to over 1000 clients living in their own homes.
BlueCross maintains a vision to be recognised as a leader of best practice in the delivery of community and residential aged care services, focusing on wellness and capabilities. The organisation’s aim is to enrich the lives of people that they come in contact with.
For more information on the organisation visit: www.bluecross.com.au
To apply – please click on ‘Apply now’ using reference BLCcoo0319, addressing your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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