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General Manager - Health Alliance

Brisbane North PHN
  • Executive leadership role driving a collaborative health alliance
  • Unique opportunity to lead transformational change of the health system at a regional level
  • Flexible work environment and five weeks' annual leave
  • Base salary $150Kpa (neg) + super + generous salary packaging

About the opportunity

Brisbane North PHN, in partnership with Metro North Health (Metro North Hospital and Health Service), currently has a pivotal opportunity for a General Manager | Health Alliance to join the team working across the North Brisbane region.

Employed by Brisbane North PHN, with equal reporting relationships to both agency CEOs and receiving guidance from a Joint Board Committee, your primary responsibilities will be to provide strategic leadership for the innovative Health Alliance between the two agencies, secure funding opportunities, and engage relevant stakeholders to achieve the strategic goals of the Alliance.

This role is based in Lutwyche and is being offered on a full-time basis. Part time arrangements could be considered for the right candidate.

For further detail of the role responsibilities, please see the Position Description via the link in How to Apply below.

About the Health Alliance

The Health Alliance has been established by Brisbane North PHN and Metro North Health to address the complex challenges facing the North Brisbane health system and community.

The Alliance facilitates different health sectors, health care providers, and the North Brisbane community to work together to address complex health care delivery challenges that transcend the mandate of any one organisation or part of the health sector.

About Brisbane North PHN

Brisbane North PHN supports clinicians and communities in Brisbane's northern suburbs, Moreton Bay Regional Council and parts of Somerset Regional Council. It covers approximately 4,100 km2 of urban, regional and rural areas, with a population of over one million.

Our vision is a community where good health is available for everyone. We work with others to create and deliver the best possible health and community care system for the people of our region.

Our PHN’s goals:

  • Be informed and led by community voice
  • Re-orient the health system toward care close to home
  • Build capacity of providers to meet health needs of our region

The PHN’s values:

  • Collaboration: We build strong and enduring relationships to achieve our shared goals.
  • Diversity: We are inclusive, fair and responsive to different needs.
  • Integrity: We are transparent, respectful and work to the highest standards.
  • Courage: We lead new approaches, learn and improve.
  • Impact: We deliver outcomes for our community.

About Metro North Health

Delivering outstanding health services is just one of the ways that we care for our community. Our passion for people is reflected in the way we do our work and live our values every day. We value and nurture our team members so that they can provide quality value-based care to our patients across our diverse organisation. Our focus on Value Based Healthcare means we expect our staff to deliver the care the patient needs, no more and no less, to achieve the best quality of life for our community. This passion fuels our collaborative culture of innovation and research.

We embrace the diversity of local and greater communities as we provide services to people throughout Queensland, northern New South Wales and the Northern Territory, in all major health specialities including medicine, surgery, mental health, cancer care, trauma, women’s and newborn care, and more than 30 sub-specialities. Metro North services include rural, regional and tertiary hospitals, and community and oral health services.

MNH Vision

Changing the face of health care through compassion, commitment, innovation and connection

MNH Values

  • Respect
  • Teamwork
  • Compassion
  • High Performance
  • Integrity


  • competitive salary (negotiable commensurate with experience) + 10% superannuation
  • generous salary packaging arrangements available
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave per annum
  • free parking
  • flexible working hours
  • professional development funding available
  • Employee Assistance Program


Brisbane North PHN offers the successful candidate the chance to work for a dynamic and innovative organisation. You will enjoy working with our supportive staff and the strategic opportunities provided from the exposure to a range of diverse health sector activity.

Key Selection Criteria

Qualifications and experience

  • Tertiary qualifications and/or professional experience in a field of direct relevance to the position
  • Proven experience in the analysis, development, implementation and evaluation of systems and programs
  • Proven experience in leading organisational change in large complex organisations would be highly desirable.

Skills and attributes

  • A “systems thinking” approach to health sector performance challenges
  • Knowledge and/or experiences across key public health business domains – funding, clinical models of care, policy and planning, hospital and primary/community interfaces, workforce development, reporting to government, operational/project oversight.
  • Proven ability and experience in transformational change – including working with executives across agencies to bring about innovations and major reforms in areas such as funding, commissioning, performance, service models.
  • Strong skills and relationship building across services and agencies including executives and leaders across agencies.
  • An “implementation science” view of bringing about health service and system improvements.

How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please -

  • Review the full position description below or here.
  • Direct any queries about the role to hr@brisbanenorthphn.org.au using the subject line: General Manager - Health Alliance enquiry via EthicalJobs.
  • Click Apply Now and follow the instructions.

Please note - Brisbane North PHN has a mandatory vaccination policy, and the successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccinations.

We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people with lived experience of mental illness and people with disabilities.

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