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Manager - Sector Improvement

Primary Health Tasmania
  • Senior leadership role supporting health sector improvement and service integration
  • Permanent full-time position
  • Competitive salary ($110k - $120k) + not-for-profit salary packaging option
  • Hobart CBD location

About the opportunity

Primary Health Tasmania has an exciting opportunity for an innovative and proactive manager to join our senior leadership group as Manager – Sector Improvement. The small Sector Improvement team supports improvement in health and other care sectors such as aged and disability care, primary care, social services, domestic violence and palliative care. The work focuses on building collaboration and coordination of care between these sectors and the primary care sector with the aim of improved service integration and ultimately better health outcomes for Tasmanians.

What you would be doing

Reporting to the General Manager – Health System Improvement you will:

  • Lead and develop the Sector Improvement team, supporting them to reach their full potential
  • Oversee operational functions such as the team’s budget, procurement and project activities and human resources - recruitment and team performance management
  • Develop and maintain Primary Health Tasmania’s understanding of a range of sectors delivering care in Tasmania.
  • Foster productive and trusted relationships with sector stakeholders
  • Identify and implement sector improvement initiatives
  • Drive innovation through research and evaluation of future initiatives
  • Represent Primary Health Tasmania at forums and working groups

Here's what you’ll look like

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or demonstrated experience in a leadership role where you have proven success in strategic oversight of business area outcomes
  • Knowledge of the Tasmanian health system and other care sectors and the ability to apply system thinking to innovative improvement initiatives
  • Master engager and collaborator, able to build and maintain successful relationships with key stakeholders, creating a shared vision and purpose
  • Understanding of project management methodology and able to translate this into achieving project objectives
  • Strong, values-based leadership attributes
  • A culture champion – understanding that every day, you play an important part of what makes Primary Health Tasmania a great place to work

Benefits of working with us

  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 – less tax means more take home pay
  • Up to $2,650 of pre-tax income can be used to pay for entertainment expenses (meals, holiday accommodation etc.)
  • Hybrid working option – blend of working from the office and home-based office (after 6 months of employment)
  • Discounted private health insurance
  • Generous leave and family care benefits, such as; additional 5 days of paid Carer’s Leave per year, paid Parental Leave, 3 days of paid leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Relocation assistance may be considered
  • Friendly and inclusive workplace culture which embraces the diversity of its people

Here’s some information about us

We are a not-for-profit organisation funded by the Australian Government to connect care and keep Tasmanians well and out of hospital. We are one of 31 Primary Health Networks (PHNs) in Australia and operate statewide with offices in Hobart, Launceston and Ulverstone. Our people and our values are an important part of what makes Primary Health Tasmania a great place to work. Everything we do is underpinned by our core values – respect, collaboration, results and professionalism.

How to apply

If you demonstrate an incredible work ethic and have a strong desire to make your mark in a dynamic workplace environment, we want to hear from you.

To apply, please click the "Apply Now" and submit a current resumé and a cover letter responding to the essential and desirable criteria from the position description on our website:

To learn more about this opportunity please contact Susan Powell, General Manager – Health System Improvement on 03 6213 8230.

Diversity Statement

We welcome and encourage applications from people across our diverse community, especially from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. We recognise the richness that diversity brings to our workplace and believe everyone has the right to feel safe, respected, valued and heard regardless of their ages, nationalities, abilities, religions, genders, sexualities and cultural identities.

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