Chief Redevelopment Officer - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 10/02/2023
REF: MBHcro0123
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Chief Redevelopment Officer

Close Date: 10/02/2023
REF: MBHcro0123
  • Critical executive position to shape the future of health at RMH
  • Collaborate with Government Agencies & Precinct partners
  • Build and lead an innovative and cohesive project team


The Position

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is committed to the redevelopment of the hospital at Parkville’s Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, as well as an additional site for the Royal Melbourne and Royal Women’s Hospitals at the new Arden site in North Melbourne. To support this outcome the organisation now seeks to appoint a Chief Redevelopment Officer (CRO).

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer the CRO will be responsible for leading all governance, strategy, planning and project implementation required for the successful delivery of the RMH redevelopments. This work will be completed in partnership with the Victorian Health Building Authority (VHBA), the Department of Health (Infrastructure), The Royal Women’s Hospital and other key stakeholders. The CRO will be a key advocate and influencer for the RMH’s interests and will create a strategic and innovative vision of the future for RMH services.

With prior experience working with diverse internal and external stakeholders, the successful appointee will be a dynamic and collaborative leader with highly developed interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Chief Executive, Executive or COO with strategic vision and a contemporary understanding of the future of health. They will also have the capability to ensure these developments deliver innovative health services for the future.

With a background in public health, the appointee will be adept at articulating and negotiating the design and clinical service planning for the needs of the RMH. The ability to work closely with the RMH Executive team will be essential, combined with the capacity to recruit and build a high performing team to execute on the project. With extensive experience in strategy and healthcare systems, the successful candidate will also demonstrate experience leading significant capital, redevelopment and/or other major projects to success. Key to this position will be an ability to challenge current practices and build momentum for change while building and maintaining genuine connection and collaboration.

The Organisation

The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) is one of Victoria’s largest public health services and provides a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services, as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient, and community programs.

Surrounded by the Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, RMH is constantly striving to set new benchmarks in health excellence, with global impact. Patients and consumers are essential to who RMH is, while leading inspiring new research and scientific breakthroughs.

RMH employs more than 10,000 people and values the diverse community’s wellbeing and shared vision of advancing health for everyone, every day. RMH is united in “The Melbourne Way,” of putting people first, leading with kindness, and through collaboration, setting high standards to achieve excellence together.

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To apply: click on APPLY NOW and using reference MBHcro0123 address your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones or Larissa Langley, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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