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Auckland (Region) (NZ)
10 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Career Level
Consultant, Director
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time


Due to an impending retirement, a rare opportunity exists for an innovative leader with a passion for woman-centred care to lead the largest provider of women’s health services in Australasia.

  • Lead the strategy, drive innovation and deliver top quality care across the Directorate
  • Competitive remuneration including 6 weeks annual leave, professional development allowance and relocation package
  • Well-established directorate, with a collaborative and supportive environment
  • Flexible clinical component of the role
  • Great location in central Auckland, within walking distance of all the main cultural, entertainment and commercial hubs, and Auckland domain park on the doorstep

The Director of Women’s Health will provide contemporary clinical leadership, strategic direction, and overall management to a collaborative multi-disciplinary team of health professionals in Auckland District Health Board (ADHB)’s Women’s Health Directorate.

The Director of Women’s Health will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of the Directorate’s strategic and business plans. You will take ownership of the annual operating budget and drive performance against internal and external financial targets and obligations. In addition, The Director of Women’s Health will work collaboratively will the Ministry of Health and other DHBs to ensure funding for tertiary and quaternary care is appropriate and to develop innovative women’s health care pathways.

Clinical risk and governance, developing sustainable models of care, implementing contemporary practices and quality improvement initiatives will be key responsibilities of this role, alongside providing operational direction aligned with the ADHB strategic priorities.

The structure of the position is negotiable with a minimum 0.7 FTE dedicated to directorate leadership. The clinical component of the role can be created as desired, and is flexible, up to 0.3 FTE.

Keys to success

You will have an outstanding clinical record in a discipline relevant to the Directorate and will be highly respected as an opinion leader amongst your professional peers, demonstrating your experience in delivering effective, sustainable healthcare services in a large, multifaceted healthcare environment including staff management, financial management and change management.

To be successful in this role your strong communication skills will encourage collaborative and collegiate relationships across multi-disciplinary teams to ensure the best possible service is delivered.

This amazing opportunity is already attracting significant interest. Please contact Hayley Yeeles urgently and in confidence to learn more.

Email: hyeeles@wave.com.au

Tel: +61 2 8353 9085 

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