Quality Director - Fisher Leadership
Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 20/01/2020
REF: RCBqua1219
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Quality Director

Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 20/01/2020
REF: RCBqua1219
  • Champion national initiatives
  • Lead organisation wide compliance systems
  • Foster a quality culture

The Position
Australian Red Cross Lifeblood (Lifeblood) is seeking an outstanding operational leader with experience of working in a regulated, quality focused environment.  The purpose of the position is to take the lead to maintain regulatory compliance and partner with the rest of the business to maintain a focus on quality assurance.
Reporting to the Executive Director, Manufacturing and Quality the primary purpose of the position of Quality Director will be to drive a business wide culture that focuses on the delivery of world class outcomes to patients and customers.  With Lifeblood operating in a highly regulated environment, the Quality Director will be directly accountable for the operational effectiveness of the Quality team and that processes and decisions are focused on patient and donor outcomes.
The ideal candidate will be an inspiring and strong leader who is able to provide clear direction and improvement plans for staff.  Highly developed communication and influencing skills will be required to engage with and influence the whole business, both at the strategic level as well as regionally.  The ideal candidate will be a proven leader in their field, demonstrating strong quality and business experience gained from such sectors as health, manufacturing, FMCG and other highly regulated industries.  The appointee will demonstrate the vision and gravitas to deliver the outcomes required and maintain a focus on continuous improvement.
The Organisation
Formerly known as the Australian Red Cross Blood Service, the Australian Red Cross Lifeblood (Lifeblood) not only supports Australians with blood, plasma and platelet donations, but also facilitates the donation of tissue, organs, breast milk and other life-saving biological products.  Lifeblood is still a division of the Australian Red Cross and subscribes fully to its humanitarian principles.
For more information on the organisation visit:  www.lifeblood.com.au
To apply – please click on ‘Apply now’ using reference RCBqua1219, 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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