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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 18476
Position Title Director, Development Health Infrastructure
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Ministry of Health
Geographical Location North Sydney
Award Classification No Award Name - Health Executive Service
Salary $223,477.00 - $245,968.00
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

Director, Development

Executive Band 1

Health Infrastructure


An exciting opportunity is available for a dynamic individual to join Health Infrastructure and be involved with the development of a large capital portfolio.

  • We are seeking a dynamic individual with ability to co-ordinate across NSW Government and support high quality project developments
  • If you are a skilled executive operating at a strategic level, have proven project experience and delivering future focused outcomes  – apply now

Role Outline

The Director, Development provides strategic leadership and management for the development of projects across the full project life cycle and delivers value add services to the HI capital program, Ministry of Health and Local Health Districts. Delivering future focused outcomes for the health system, the role provides leadership and expert advice to the development of all capital projects.


The Director, Development will lead the HI Development Team to provide expert advice across the following subject matter areas:

  • Asset Strategic Planning strategic review
  • Pre-planning and due-diligence coordination
  • Business case development
  • Town planning and environmental sustainability
  • Property functions
  • Precinct development
  • Car Parking and implementation of the NSW Health policy
  • Assurance functions including INSW co-ordination
  • Portfolio reporting and benchmarking
  • Ministry of Health and Inter-Government liaison

For further information, download the role description.


Applying for this Role

You are required to submit a one page covering letter, including a short statement in response to the two targeted questions below:

  1. Please articulate a summary of NSW Government steps and requirements in securing capital funding for a major redevelopment project.
  2. Please provide a summary of the key project risks and issues that should be considered during a major hospital redevelopment on an existing hospital campus.

Essential Requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  • Relevant tertiary and/or post graduate qualifications in Construction, Engineering, Project Management or related fields, or demonstrated equivalent, relevant professional experience, preferably gained in a large, complex and decentralised work environment.
This is a full time, Band 1, Health Service senior executive (HSSE) role. An attractive remuneration package within the range of $223,477 to $245,968 per annum, with annual performance reviews, will be negotiated with the successful applicant. 

Please contact David Ballantyne, Executive Director, Development & Innovation on 02 9978 5447 should you have any additional questions about the role.


Applicants must apply through www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au (search by job reference number 00006PCJ).


NSW Health values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.



  • Applicants should note that the Ministry of Health will be relocating to St Leonards from 2019.
  • The selection methods for this role are in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 and employment arrangements for the NSW public sector.
  • Applicants must respond to the two targeted questions and submit an up to date resume. For further guidance, refer to Applying for a role in the NSW Public Service.
  • Applicants will need to demonstrate their proficiency in the capabilities outlined in the Role Description. These will be assessed through the recruitment process to determine their suitability for appointment. For further information, refer to the NSW Public Sector Capability Framework.
  • Only Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents are eligible to apply.
  • Relevant standard screening checks will be undertaken following interviews e.g. National Criminal Records Checks, Service Checks, Proof of ID (100 – point ID Checks) etc.
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Applications close: 13 January 2019 (11.59pm)

Selection Criteria

Contact Person David Ballantyne
Contact Number 02 9978 5447
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person
Alternate Contact Number
Alternate Contact Email
Closing Date 13/01/2019
Additional Information (URL)

Supporting Documents
Position Description 20181113 Director Development.pdf
Application Guide