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Executive Director, Health Services - Nganampa Health Council - Alice Springs

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  • Opportunity to significantly impact Indigenous health in remote South Australia
  • Alice Springs based with regular travel through the APY lands
  • Senior leadership opportunity – work collaboratively with ELT & board

The Organisation

Established in 1983, Nganampa Health Council (NHC) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation operating on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in the far north west of South Australia.

NHC has a sustained national reputation for best practice clinical services, leading edge collaborative program research and development and for the collection of outcome data as a basis for ongoing evaluation.

NHC operates seven clinics, the Tjilpi Pampaku Ngura Aged Care facility and assorted health related programs including aged care, sexual health, environmental health, health worker training, dental, women’s health, male health, children’s health, immunisation, eye health and mental health.

The Role

Working collaboratively as part of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), you will have responsibility for guiding the organisation through its next stage of growth and development while continuing to progress the current breadth of programs and services. This role will promote and operationalise the aims and objectives of the organisation’s strategic plan. Specifically you will:

  • Provide advice and support to the organisation’s board
  • Ensure the strategic plan, business plan and risk management plan are approved by the board
  • Oversee administrative, workplace and staffing issues
  • As part of the ELT, oversee infrastructure planning, policy & program development, and asset management

Skills Required

You have developed your executive career in the health, social welfare, community sector or a like-minded corporate. You have previously managed the delivery of a diverse range of programs and services in an executive leadership role.

You have the ability to work under Aboriginal management and would describe your operational management skills as the core of your success. Your experience includes:

  • Strategic leadership at an organisational level
  • Success engaging and working collaboratively with key stakeholders
  • Negotiation and management of government and non-government funding
  • Working with a board, with the ability to drive strategic planning
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in management, health or social sciences, or other relevant field

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