Head of Operations (Z-218)

Head of Operations (Z-218)

15 Sep
Healthcare Professionals
Australian Capital Territory

15 Sep

Healthcare Professionals

Australian Capital Territory

The Organisation

Medicines Australia leads the research-based medicines industry of Australia. Their members discover, develop and manufacture prescription medicine products, biotherapeutic products and vaccines that bring health, social and economic benefits to Australia. Their members are committed to the highest ethical standards as they invest in Australian medical research and take local discoveries and developments to the world

About the opportunity

Medicines Australia is embarking on a significant period of transformation. The Head of Operations is one of three pivotal roles identified as part of the leadership team to drive change and meet future goals.

This is a unique opportunity to shape the future of Medicines Australia! This position is responsible for overseeing the internal operations of the Medicines Australia organisation and enabling a high performing, efficient and capable organisation to deliver on the Strategic Objectives and Member Value Proposition going forward.


- Work with the business to drive the delivery of the organisational transformation

- Provide expertise and support to the CEO with the implementation of the organisational structure, financial management frameworks and budgeting processes

- Monitor organisational performance and execute strategy

- Coordinate and manage the internal and outsourced functions of IT, Facilities, Finance and HR (including Vendor arrangements/suppliers)

- Provide high level secretariat and governance support for the CEO to provide advice to the Board and the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee as required

- Map all critical capabilities and processes and ensure all are documented, communicated and easily accessible to all staff

- Review, where required develop, and implement project plans related to the Medicines Australia Transformation Project including making an assessment of all internally facing functions and provide advice on the organisational structure for future fit, modernisation, and capability building

Skills and Experience

- Tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience in relevant discipline to meet position expectations

- Minimum 5 years' experience in an operational leadership role

- Strong project management expertise

- Understanding of the overall Australian Healthcare or pharmaceuticals industry an advantage

- Proven track record in building/managing high performing teams

- A proven ability to manage and deliver outcomes in a complex and rapidly changing environment

- Demonstrated experience as a leader of change and shaping the future

This is a truly unique opportunity to shape the future of Medicines Australia.

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