Director, Policy Development

Sydney, NSW |

IHPA is seeking candidates with demonstrated leadership skills to manage a small team responsible for a range of policy deliverables.
The Director Policy Development plays a key role in supporting the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Activity Based Funding to manage all policy matters. Specifically, the Director is responsible for driving IHPA’s annual Work Program including some key deliverables such as the Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Services.

Job capabilities

  • Highly developed ability to think and act strategically and contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of corporate vision and narrative.
  • A clearly demonstrated ability to oversee development, implementation and evaluation of complex policies and frameworks.
  • An understanding of the role of IHPA and of state and territory hospital systems. Recent experience in the management of complex stakeholder negotiations will be a distinct advantage.
  • Demonstrated high performance in communicating complex and sensitive issues successful to various audiences including Ministers and staff, representatives of state and territory jurisdictions, steering committees and IHPA management and staff.

How to Apply: 


Starting date: 
Monday, September 11, 2017
Closing date: 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
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