Risk and Planning Manager

Job posted: 09/09/2021
Applications close: 23/09/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services, Other

Reference: 42407

Reference: 42407

Occupation: Community Services, Other

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Western Health – Risk and Planning Manager

Western Health is growing to meeting the health and wellbeing needs of one of the most diverse and increasing populations in the state. We have set clear strategic and operational goals and progressing significant projects to deliver Best Care for the current and future of the people of the West.

Our Strategy and Partnerships Directorate is looking for a Risk and Planning Manager to lead organisation-wide risk management and implementation, and coordinate annual operational planning and reporting, in alignment with the Strategic Plan. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the further enhancement and contemporary practice in risk, planning and reporting, at both a strategic and operational level.

To be successful in this role you

  • have expertise and experience in contemporary risk management practice, and ability to translate this to the Western Health context

  • can build trusted and collaborative relationships, and engage with a wide range of stakeholders

  • have good conceptual skills, with the ability to quickly shift between operational and strategic level, and identify and address interdependencies

  • are comfortable towards deadlines and completion of projects and reporting cycles, with well-developed work organisation skills and eye for detail

  • have demonstrated strong written and verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • understand the Victorian hospital context and developments in service delivery

  • have a flexible and pragmatic mindset, with a pro-active attitude and transparent way of working

  • have experience or interest in the delivery of a risk advisory role

  • have experience or interest in operational business planning.

About Us

Our workforce of over 9,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

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Charlotte Veldhoen - 0408933752

Risk and Planning Manager