Executive Director, People & Culture - Epworth HealthCare

Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-2010-101608_1604034815
Posted about 1 month ago
  • Key leadership position with an innovative private healthcare organisation
  • Strategic and operational executive role
  • Trusted advisor to the Group Chief Executive (GCE)

Epworth HealthCare is Victoria's largest not-for-profit private hospital group comprising 11 locations across Melbourne and Greater Geelong with a passionate team of more than 10,000 doctors, nurses, allied health clinicians, support staff and volunteers. Epworth has always been an innovator in Australia's health system, embracing the latest in evidence-based medicine to pioneer treatments and services for its patients.

Having recently celebrated its centenary, Epworth is a key part of the Victorian health landscape with compassionate, innovative and dedicated staff at the heart of its success and longevity.

The Executive Director, People & Culture provides strategic and operational leadership and guidance to the organisation, optimising the People and Culture service offerings to support the Board, GCE, executive and workforce. As a trusted advisor to the GCE, the new ED, P&C will build collaborative relationships with executive peers and drive a culture that is aligned to the strong Epworth brand and values. The ED, P&C will also work closely with the business to lead the strategic review, planning and transformation of the workforce model, further supporting an engaged and motivated workforce. Review of the HR digital systems that support the P&C function, business and overall employee experience will also be key to enabling the continued focus of excellence in patient care and service delivery.

With tertiary qualifications in Human Resources or related field, the successful ED, People & Culture will have significant experience in a senior executive capacity within health or environments with large complex workforces. As a strategic leader, you will also have a proven ability to lead, influence and deliver on strategic priorities of the Executive and the People and Culture function. Integral to this role is a proven track record in developing the next generation of leaders in a multidisciplinary environment that is high performing and quality focused.

This is a unique opportunity to work with a leading Victorian healthcare organisation where you can truly make a difference to patients, people and the community.

To apply for this role, please visit and search for the role of Executive Director, People & Culture, click the link and upload your cover letter and current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Sandra Kerr (0412 503 099) or Clare McCartin (0414 595 941) at Davidson Executive & Boards