Chief People & Culture Officer | Fisher Leadership
Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 20/08/2021
REF: AUCcpo0721
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Chief People & Culture Officer

Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 20/08/2021
REF: AUCcpo0721
  • Lead a highly regarded People & Culture team to further success
  • Develop and sustain strategies for performance excellence
  • Significant senior executive position

 
The Position
Austin Health seeks to appoint a senior executive to the position of Chief People & Culture Officer (CPCO) to lead the delivery of comprehensive strategic and operational people and culture solutions aligned to the vision and culture of Austin Health.  Key to achieving these outcomes will be the development of frameworks, policies and initiatives that will drive organisational capability and performance.
Reporting to the Chief Executive, this position will be a key member of the Austin Health Executive Team.  The CPCO will lead this highly regarded People & Culture team to ensure the consistent application of P&C tools and frameworks are embedded across the organisation.  The CPCO will lead a focus on developing capability in leadership, supporting workplace culture, industrial relations, workforce planning, performance management and change.  Other key areas of emphasis will include safety and wellness, with a focus on occupational violence and manual handling, and delivery of gender equity, diversity and inclusion policies, programs and initiatives in line with the new Gender Equality Act.  Effective and efficient delivery of core P&C data and insights to the Austin Health management team will be critical to inform current and future decision making and strategic direction.
The successful appointee will exhibit strong experience at the executive level, displaying a strong desire to contribute to the development of the future state and foster a positive organisational culture.  The appointee will bring prior experience providing leadership in complex and challenging environments combined with demonstrated success in managing multiple stakeholders to deliver outcomes.  With a flexible approach to developing solutions, the appointee will possess strong IR experience and the high calibre written skills necessary for governance requirements.  Some exposure to engaging with and presenting to a Board will be highly regarded.
The Organisation
Austin Health is one of Victoria’s largest health care providers.  Comprising of the Austin Hospital, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Royal Talbot Rehabilitation, Hospital in the Home and community based health services; Austin Health is an internationally recognised leader in clinical teaching, training and research, with numerous university and research institute affiliations.
Austin Health employs near 9,000 staff across its sites; including over 1,600 doctors, 3,000 nurses and 1,000 therapy & science Allied Health staff, and delivers a full range of leading edge clinical services, including several state-wide services (liver transplant, spinal cord injury service, respiratory support service, child inpatient mental health service).  In total, Austin Health provides over 900 beds, including mental health, aged-care and rehabilitation beds and a range of community and in the home services.
For more information visit: austin.org.au
To apply – please click on ‘APPLY NOW’ using reference AUHcpo0721, addressing your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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