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Executive Director - Redevelopment & Infrastructure - Ballarat

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Ballarat Health Services
Job Description

Executive Director Redevelopment and Infrastructure

Fixed Term - Full Time

(76 hrs per fortnight)

Ballarat Health Service (BHS) is seeking a senior leader who will lead the BHS redevelopment project and provide effective and strategic leadership of BHS Infrastructure functions, ensuring that they are innovative and strategic, whilst fostering collaborative working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

The Executive Director Redevelopment and Infrastructure is responsible for leading the BHS Redevelopment, encompassing all aspects of evolving models of care and ensuring that infrastructure development supports contemporary clinical services. The BHS redevelopment is a key opportunity for the organization to build infrastructure capable of meeting the health needs of the community for the next 30 years and is a unique opportunity to drive innovative clinical practice to meet the current and emerging needs of patients.

The Executive Director Revelopment is a member of the BHS Executive Management Team and has a leadership accountability for:

  • Capital projects
  • Asset Management
  • Biomedical engineering services
  • Engineering services
  • Infrastructure projects
  • Key Selection Criteria

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification in Engineering, Project Management or Health related field and substantial experience in a relevant management role at an executive level.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with diverse stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience in successfully leading substantial projects.
  • Proven experience in working with government authorities and external capital consultants.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with an executive leadership team to create and realise a vision for the future.
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of contemporary infrastructure management issues, DHHS policy and contemporary health care practices and their application to BHS.
  • Sound understanding of the principles of quality, safety and risk management.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a small team, and an ability to meet agreed goals and timeframes in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Developing Others: Planning and supporting the development of individuals' skills and abilities so that they can fulfil current or future job/role responsibilities more effectively.
  • Personal Attributes

  • Adaptability: Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  • Leadership Disposition: Demonstrating the traits, inclinations, and dispositions that characterize successful leaders; exhibiting behavior styles that meet the demands of a leader role.
  • Work Standards: Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  • Stress Tolerance: Maintaining stable performance under pressure or opposition (such as time pressure or job ambiguity); handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization.
  • Quality Orientation: Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.
  • Driving for Results:Setting high goals for personal and group accomplishment; using measurement methods to monitor progress toward goals; tenaciously working to meet or exceed goals while deriving satisfaction from that achievement and continuous improvement.
  • Innovation: Generating innovative solutions in work situations; trying different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities.
  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Collaboration: Working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships.
  • Communication: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  • Building Trust: Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one's intentions and those of the organization.
  • Managing Conflict: Dealing effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.
  • Negotiation: Effectively exploring alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to work within our organisational values of Compassion, Team Work, Respect and Accountability.

    All applications must be submitted online. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory police check and immunisation clearance.

    All enquiries regarding this role can be made to Ben Kelly - Acting Chief Executive Officer on .

    BHS is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.

    This is a Permanent position.
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