< back to Featured Opportunities
Applications close:
Sunday, 13th August 2017

To apply please email your application using reference QECceo0617 to

Please address your cover letter and resume to Jo Fisher, or Kate Wheeler of Jo Fisher Executive. For a confidential discussion please call +61 3 9016 6000 for further information.

Chief Executive Officer
Queen Elizabeth Centre (QEC), Melbourne
  • Contribute to the health and wellbeing of the community
  • Drive continuous improvement in a growing organisation
  • Visionary leadership opportunity

The Position

The Queen Elizabeth Centre (QEC) is currently seeking a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to build on its reputation and evolve the organisation for the future. The CEO will drive best practice health and community services that are high quality and responsive to community needs and aligned to government policy directions.

Reporting to the Board of Management, the CEO will lead the design and implementation of a long-term strategic plan, and oversee an experienced and successful team who provide contemporary and evidenced-based services to the community. Maintaining the QEC’s ethos and values, the CEO will foster strong stakeholder relationships and ensure efficient operational management.

Adopting an innovative and agile approach, the CEO will offer an advanced level of analytical and conceptual thinking and commercial acumen to work with the Board. The successful candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills, be supportive and collaborative and offer a leadership style that nurtures, challenges and inspires staff. Industry experience across public/ community health or community services is welcomed and relevant tertiary qualifications preferred.

The Queen Elizabeth Centre

Celebrating 100 years, the Queen Elizabeth Centre (QEC) helps young children living in vulnerable situations get the best start in life, by providing families with specialized services, guidance and education.

QEC provides state-wide early parenting and community services through its registered public hospital based in Noble Park and with locations in Wodonga, Preston, Dandenong, Carrum Downs, Morwell and Bairnsdale.

For more information visit: