Executive Director Planning and Resources

Job posted: 28/10/2020
Applications close: 25/11/2020 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: South West Region | Colac-Otway

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Colac Area Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Accounting, Administration/Secretarial

Reference: 15068

Reference: 15068

Occupation: Accounting, Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Colac-Otway


  • provides strategic leadership and operational management of the Planning and Resources directorate and co-ordinates and monitors the financial resources of Colac Area Health (CAH)

  • works closely with the Executive team, the Board and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to ensure optimal resource utilization to achieve high quality and safe patient and aged care service delivery to the CAH community

  • establishes and maintains appropriate financial management, audit, risk and asset controls and practices consistent with DHHS and other funding bodies and relevant legislation

Situated just 150 kilometres south-west of Melbourne, on the edge of the stunning Otways, close to Lorne, Apollo Bay and the Surf Coast, Colac Area Health services 21,000 people who call Colac Otway Shire home.  Colac Area Health provides a mix of Medical, Surgical, Urgent Care, Aged Care and Specialist services and as part of the Executive team you will have a role in developing all aspects of the health service.

The Executive Director Planning and Resources supports the Board’s Finance Risk and Audit Committee ensuring effective process management and timely information for governance, monitoring and continuous improvement of CAH resources.  They also work with Executives and teams across CAH to ensure effective, efficient management and achievement of budget and performance targets.  The position requires an active leader who as part of the CAH Executive team, will support the achievement of CAH’s Vision, Mission and strategic goals.

The role requires

  • Proven executive level leadership of a Planning and Resources function including developing and maintaining successful collaborative relationships with the Department of Health and Human Services and Executive team

  • Demonstrated high level competence in Financial management and Reporting, Audit and Risk management and experience applying the principles of quality, safety and continuous improvement

  • Excellent stakeholder relationship skills along with the ability to build a strategic approach to financial and operational management

  • Post graduate qualifications in Business and Financial management, along with experience in health administration (or similar) will be essential

CAH provides support for staff through a range of training opportunities, post-graduate studies and participation in research as well as attractive salary packaging options and a warm, welcoming work environment. 

Further information  and a confidential discussion may be obtained by contacting Fiona Brew, Chief Executive Officer 5232 5123

Applications for the above position should be lodged at https://colacareahealth.mercury.com.au/ by COB Wednesday 25th November 2020.  The successful applicant would be required to commence early February 2021.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Victorian Police Check and complete a Statutory Declaration as per the Aged Care Principles prior to commencement of employment. Some positions will also require a WWC Check.

We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

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Fiona Brew - 5232 5123

Executive Director Planning and Resources