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

Chief Executive Officer
South West Healthcare, Victoria
  • Lead reform of regional health service provision
  • Champion continuous improvement and innovation
  • Oversee major capital investment projects

The Position

South West Health Care is seeking to appoint an outstanding leader to the position of Chief Executive Officer following the retirement of the incumbent, Mr John Krygger, who has successfully lead the organisation for the past 14 years.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO is responsible for providing leadership and the day to day operational management of the Health Service, including leading financial and business plans, strategies and budgets. The CEO will motivate and support a talented and committed workforce to achieve the organisation’s mission of providing a comprehensive range of high quality health and wellbeing services for people in South West Victoria. The CEO will also further strengthen relationships with government and other health partners through strong advocacy with an emphasis on excellence in service delivery and patient outcomes.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic individual who possess strong financial management and strategic business planning capabilities. S/he will have a successful track record of driving major reform agendas and delivering high quality health services, including the development of new business development initiatives and the delivery of major capital projects. Demonstrating a strong commitment to excellence, innovation and continuous improvement, the appointee will present with exemplary communication skills, and will be an effective advocate who influences via contemporary leadership.

The Organisation

South West Healthcare provides medical, nursing, mental health, allied health and community health services for the South West Victoria region incorporating Warrnambool City and the Shires of Corangamite, Glenelg, Moyne and Southern Grampians.

With campuses in Warrnambool, Camperdown, Lismore, Macarthur and services based in Portland and Hamilton, South West Healthcare is the area’s largest employer with approximately 1,400 staff.

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