General Manager, Service Innovation

Location East Melbourne
Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-2006-100530_1606113319
Posted about 2 months ago

The South Eastern Melbourne PHN (SEMPHN) is a values driven, for benefit social enterprise that has a focus on improved health care for the community, so that we all have access to the right care, in the right place, at the right time. SEMPHN work to achieve this vision through improving access to existing services, commissioning new services to improve health outcomes and encouraging those in the sector to innovate and further improve local health offerings. With a catchment that ranges from St Kilda to Sorrento and Bunyip to Clayton, SEMPHN has a focus on priorities that includes Mental Health, Alcohol and other Drugs, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Aged Care, Population Health and Digital Health.

The GM Service Innovation will be part of a collegiate and passionate executive team, providing strategic, innovative and operational leadership and ultimately will be responsible for bringing the commissioning principles to life. Leading and inspiring highly dynamic and outcomes focused teams, the GM Service Innovation will embrace SEMPHN's organisational values (as they are at the heart of their work and shape what they do and how they do it). Building strong and trusted external partnerships that include the Department of Health, service providers and Department of Health and Human Services, will also be critical for the success of the Service Innovation team and SEMPHN.

As a collaborative, supportive and transformational leader, the GM Service Innovation will have experience in health service design, procurement and contract management. With strong problem solving, influencing and relationship building skills, the GM Service Innovation will also have experience in large project management (implementing and leading) as well as having a solid background in risk, commercial acumen and clinical governance of projects. A relevant tertiary qualification in business or related health area and a clinical qualification will be highly regarded.

This is an opportunity to join an organisation that plays a significant role in the health outcomes of the local community. It is an environment that is agile, value driven and complex, led by experienced and supportive leaders. To apply for this role, please visit and search for the role of General Manager Service Innovation. For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Sandra Kerr on 0412 503 099.