Executive Director Strategy, Planning and Performance - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 06/12/2021
REF: RCHspp1121
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Executive Director Strategy, Planning and Performance

Close Date: 06/12/2021
REF: RCHspp1121
  • Build future capability
  • Drive innovation
  • Develop and enhance strategic partnerships

The Position
The Executive Director Strategy, Planning and Performance is a key executive position focused on organisational strategy development and implementation and driving performance. The primary purpose of the position is to provide leadership in developing and achieving the RCH Strategic Plan, business unit planning and process improvement.
Reporting to the CEO and an active member of the RCH Executive Team, the Executive Director will support the CEO by providing leadership and management for major organisation wide projects arising from the Strategic Plan. The position will drive achievement of performance targets, along with organisational performance accountability and reporting. Additionally, the role will develop frameworks and models to enable organisational improvement capability including health analytics, business process improvement, innovation and commercialisation.
Presenting with experience in a complex public sector setting, the appointee will demonstrate substantial senior/executive level experience in leading strategy and business improvement.  The appointee will have strong systemic thinking capability to see the whole, the opportunities, the core business and the possibilities for streamlining.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate high-level project management skills, the ability to develop a culture of continuous improvement and innovation and evidence success in operating significant projects. With prior experience leading PMOs, the appointee will ideally hold certifications in change/project/BPI methodology. Displaying an engaging and mentoring leadership style, the appointee will possess the natural ability to build trust and credibility, coupled with the demonstrable capability to develop stakeholder-focused solutions. Prior experience in a public hospital or other healthcare setting will be well regarded. Post graduate tertiary qualifications in a relevant field are essential.
The Organisation
The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) 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. RCH is located within the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, with more than 45 world-class biomedical organisations and more than 50,000 of the brightest minds working together to make the Precinct number one in the Asia Pacific region for health, education, research, and training.
The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.
All applicants please be aware that in line with the Chief Health Officer’s Directions, all hospital employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by 15 December. Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government COVID -19 vaccination Certificate and to comply with any updates to the CHO Directions as applicable to Healthcare Workers.
For more information on The Royal Children’s Hospital visit: www.rch.org.au
To apply – please choose ‘APPLY ONLINE’ from the menu.  Submit your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones or Sandra Kerr quoting Fisher Leadership Reference RCHspp1121 or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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