Executive Director People and Culture
- Outstanding executive leadership role
- Key focus on improvement to systems, processes and service
- Lead workforce strategy and planning
The Royal Children’s Hospital is currently seeking to appoint a senior executive to the position of Executive Director People & Culture to lead a customer focussed people and culture team that is highly connected and aligned to the purpose and vision of the health service.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this position will be a key member of the RCH executive. The Executive Director will partner closely with the CEO on the strategic planning process, bringing innovation and a new ways of thinking to the organisation. Responsibility will focus on developing and implementing people and culture strategies across the organisation to ensure RCH staff are supported and developed to achieve the RCH vision. The Executive Director People & Culture will take carriage of all aspects of strategic HR, Work Health and Safety, Organisational Development and Workforce Capability, the Early Learning Centre and the Library.
With proven experience in effectively leading HR Management, the successful candidate will be skilled in contemporary HR practices focused on recruitment service delivery, organisational culture change, employee and industrial relations, workforce development and planning and workplace health and safety. Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to develop and maintain collaborative partnerships and stakeholder relationships, are vital. The ideal candidate will present with either prior experience in the health sector or the ability to adapt experienced gained in similarly complex organisations to the health environment. Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline are essential.
The Royal Children’s Hospital has cared for the children and young people of Victoria for more than 150 years since it was founded in 1870. A full range of paediatric and adolescent health services are provided, plus tertiary and quaternary care for the most critically ill and medically complex patients in Victoria. Tasmania, southern NSW and other states around Australia and overseas.
The RCH is the only provider of heart transplant services and CAR T-cell therapy for paediatrics in Australia. RCH is an effective advocate for patients and their families with a particular focus on vulnerable children and, increasingly, mental health in young people. The hospital also supports many health promotion and prevention programs.
For more information visit www.rch.org.au
To apply – click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference RCHedp1122, addressing your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones or Sharyn Gowans, of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.