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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 18479
Position Title Executive Director, System Management
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Ministry of Health
Geographical Location North Sydney
Award Classification No Award Name - Health Executive Service
Salary $284,148.00 - $317,885.00
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

Executive Director, System Management

Public Service senior executive Band 2

NSW Ministry of Health

An exciting opportunity for an experienced leader to join the Ministry of Health in a key strategic role to lead the management of health system performance  

If you are a skilled executive operating at a strategic operational level with proven ability to drive and affect change – apply now


Role Outline


The Executive Director is highly influential in building and maintaining performance across the districts and networks and public health organisations, accountable for the application of key performance management and safety and quality frameworks to contribute to the delivery of high quality, safe and, effective health care services across the NSW public health system. 


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. The NSW Health system is one of the largest single health systems in the world. In this role, how will you go about putting systems and processes in place to ensure you are able to manage a large number of competing demands and complexities? What qualities do you possess that will assist you in this endeavour?  
2. Good professional relationships with many different people across NSW Health are essential to the function of this role. How do you establish and manage relationships with other staff to ensure you maximise opportunities and cooperation in a large, complex environment.  

Essential Requirements


The successful candidate will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or demonstrated equivalent professional experience.
This is an ongoing, full time, Band 2, Public Service senior executive (PSSE) role. An attractive remuneration package within the range of $284,148 to $317,885 per annum, with annual performance reviews, will be negotiated with the successful applicant.  

Please contact Susan Pearce, Deputy Secretary, System Purchasing and Performance, NSW Ministry of Health on 02 9391 9940 you have any additional questions about the role.


Applicants must apply through www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au (search by job reference number (00006Q9R).


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 Police Check, Service Checks, Proof of ID etc.
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Applications close: 27 January 2019 (11.59pm)

Selection Criteria

Contact Person Susan Pearce
Contact Number 02 9391 9940
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person
Alternate Contact Number
Alternate Contact Email
Closing Date 27/01/2019
Additional Information (URL)

Supporting Documents
Position Description
Application Guide