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Executive Director, Strategic Reform, Health System Support Group

Organisation/Entity: Ministry of Health
Job Category:
  • Senior Executive
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - North/North West
Job Reference Number: 000057QJ
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $264,182.00 - $296,293.00
Contact: 02 9391 9025 - Dr Nigel Lyons, Deputy Secretary, Strategy and Resources
Closing Date: 26/04/2017 - 11:59 PM


Executive Director, Strategic Reform

Health System Support Group

Health Service Senior Executive Band 2

  • Senior Role
  • North Sydney Location
  • Competitive Remuneration

Role Outline


Delivering better value health care is a key priority of government at a state and national level, having multi-faceted and major societal impacts that extend beyond the immediate issue of health service provision. The Executive Director, Strategic Reform is required to lead a range of strategies to address appropriateness of care, productivity, demand management, leveraging other industry approaches, and alternative funding sources to achieve these goals. In delivering better value care, the Executive Director coordinates the program of work across all NSW Health agencies that drive improvements in the health of the population, more efficient and effective health care and improvements in the patient experience.

For further information, download the role description.



The successful candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in economics, public administration, health management or other relevant field and/or demonstrated equivalent experience;
  • Demonstrated record of success at a senior level in strategic policy development, evaluation and implementation; and program management in a large and complex operating environment;
  • High level ability to undertake executive, clinical, non-government and community consultation processes, inter-government and interdepartmental liaison and negotiation in health service planning and delivery; and
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of current and emerging strategic health issues including the relevant legislative, policy and stakeholder frameworks related to the health system.


How to apply

If you are interested in this role please apply online and include a covering letter (maximum of 2 pages) and your resume (maximum of 5 pages).


This is an ongoing, full time, Band 2, Health Service Senior Executive (HSSE) role.  An attractive remuneration package within the range of $264,182 - $296,293 per annum, with annual performance reviews will be negotiated with the successful applicant. This recruitment may be used to create a talent pool that will be accessed to fill similar roles within the band.


Please contact Dr Nigel Lyons, Deputy Secretary, Strategy and Resources on 02 9391 9025 should you have any additional questions about the role.



  • 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 executive structure and employment arrangements for the NSW public sector.
  • Applicants must 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.
  • Click here for information on NSW Health.

Applications close:  26 April, 2017 at 11.59pm.