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Executive culture and community

Western Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
11th January 2022
HR Partners Melbourne - 14M0475240
  • ●Growth and transformation agenda
  • ●Values and purpose led organisation
  • ●Attractive salary, salary packaging benefits

HR Partners is excited to be partnering with one of Australia's largest community health organisations to source their new Executive- Culture and Community. This organisation has a bold and innovative approach to creating value based health care.

This Executive Culture and Community will work collaboratively with the leadership team to align strategy, culture, capabilities, and services with the 2019- 2023 strategic plan. This is a change and transformational role to deliver a whole of organisation culture that reflects the organisation's goals and delivers positive impact for individuals and communities.

This role will be part of the executive leadership team and reports into the Chief Executive but will work collaboratively with executive/key leaders and internal and external stakeholders including community representatives.

The role is responsible for ensuring the organisation builds a strong and ongoing focus on understanding community and consumer needs and experience and an understanding of the workforce's experiences. They will then use this knowledge to drive an outcomes-based culture, that engages staff to contribute to innovation and value based healthcare.

The role also ensures quality and human-centred design drives service models and client pathways that deliver impact for individuals, community and society.We are seeking a highly skilled, technically strong and dynamic executive leader with suitable prior experience in the health sector or similar public sectors (although not necessary). The right person will have OD Qualification and /or experience. (Or HR qualification and experience in OD), executive experience working with the community and very strong skills around cultural engagement. You will also have experience in managing governance/quality systems and continuous improvement (Including accreditation processes). This is a high empathy, high engagement organisation so well-developed community and employee engagement experience is highly valued.

About the role

The role is diverse, busy, challenging and rewarding and covers areas of:

  • Culture and organisational development
  • Community engagement
  • Consumer experience and journey'
  • Diversity
  • Quality
  • Workforce planning, development and performance
  • Health, safety and wellbeing
  • communications

About you

The organisation has a highly engaged dedicated workforce who love doing what they do, therefore style and fit are extremely important to them. The personal attributes theyare looking for are:

  • You must be genuine and your passion for what you do needs to show through.
  • You must aspire to work in a values led organisation and have a true commitment to tackling inequality in partnership with people who experience disadvantage in our community.
  • You need to be able to balance being pragmatic and getting things done whilst keeping your eye on the total picture.
  • You need to drive innovation through an absolute relentless focus on service, quality, and continuous improvement.
  • You need to be able to demonstrate rigor in your thinking and justify your decision making.
  • You need to have the ability to translate intellect and insight into actionable and practical steps.
  • You need to be able to make the complex simple.

You are the ideal candidate for us if you have a passion for health and diversity. You will be a true people person who really values building and maintaining relationships and natural leadership abilities. You will bring a depth of experience as a HR/OD professional at an Executive or are ready for that next step and a demonstrated ability to drive change.

To succeed in this environment, the successful candidate must have relevant HR/OD/Organisational Psychology tertiary qualifications and have demonstrated the ability to think strategically but act operationally with a high level of conceptual, innovative, analytical and problem-solving skills. You will also be able to demonstrate a relentless pursuit for refining processes, designing solutions that optimises organisational performance, culture and experience and be curious and constantly learning.

The organisation is committed to diversity and cultural safety. A priority of the organisation is to develop a workforce which reflects the communities we serve with diverse lived experience, and specifically to elevate the voices of disadvantaged and vulnerable communities, including, but not limited to, First Nations People; Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC); culturally and linguistically diverse; LGBTIQ+ and those with a lived experience of disadvantage, incarceration, disability, chronic illness and/or race based discrimination.

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At HR Partners, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

HR Partners
Level 12, Rialto Towers
525 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Ph: +61 3 8621 5700