Executive Director of Operations

Hobart, TAS |

Executive Director of Operations – South
Tasmanian Health Service


• Pivotal leadership role
• Based in the South
• Join the newly created statewide Tasmanian Health Service

The Tasmanian Health Service (THS) is looking to appoint a strong operational leader to join their organisation, as Executive Director of Operations - South (Executive Director). The successful incumbent will be responsible for the coordinated delivery of defined statewide services in the Tasmanian Health Service as well as clinical operations for the Royal Hobart Hospital and satellite THS health services.


The Executive Director will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) with responsibility for direct and indirect supervision of 3000 FTE the expenditure budget for service is $490m for the service. Key to your success in the role will be the ability to build relationships and collaborate with key stakeholders, and other areas within the THS to deliver improvements to health care delivery.


The Executive Director of Operations South will work in collaboration with other Senior Managers, including the Executive Director of Operations – North for other statewide services, to ensure services are coordinated on a statewide basis. You will ensure that services are delivered to meet specified safety, quality and other State and National performance and accreditation standards, whilst supporting the COO to fulfill the statutory purposes of the THS. This role involves ensuring compliance with financial and policy obligations, and providing timely and accurate information to the COO, to enable the delivery of the agreed THS strategy.


Your exceptional operational and management skills will be essential in working with key stakeholders across the State. You will be an experienced operational leader with finely-tuned resource management skills, the ability to work collaboratively with a broad array of stakeholders, and have demonstrated capacity to implement successful and sustainable change within the organisation.


This is an opportunity for you to be part of one dynamic health service, working with a new Organisation and team with the ability to make a difference in the Tasmanian Health Service.  On offer is an executive contract at an attractive rate that will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications.


For a confidential discussion please contact Principal Consultant:
Rhodie Miller on +61 (0)422 816 557 or via rmiller@hardygroupintl.com

To obtain selection documentation please visit: goo.gl/2AJKtS

Starting date: 
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Closing date: 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Organisation: 
South Tasmania Health Service
Phone Number: 
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