Director, Corporate Services

Lead a high functioning multidisciplinary team, Work with a visionary and highly driven Board and executive team, Showcase your entrepreneurial skills.

About NSW Rural Doctors Network

NSW Rural Doctors Network (RDN) is a not-for-profit, non-government charitable organisation and is the Australian Government’s designated Rural Workforce Agency (RWA) for health in NSW.

RDN aims to ensure that the highest possible standard of healthcare is available to remote, rural and regional communities through the provision of a highly skilled health workforce.

The role

RDN is seeking a Director, Corporate Services to be part of the Executive team leading RDN’s strategic activities in the areas of People and Culture, Financial Services, Information Communication and Technology, Customer Service, Records Management, and Contracts and Procurement.

The Director will ensure the following services are provided within budget and comply with relevant statutory obligations, regulations, codes, guidelines and RDN policies and organisational directives:

Assist the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and RDN in developing and attaining strategic objectives.

  • Provide quality advice to RDN, the CEO and staff within the Newcastle and Sydney offices.
  • Manage the people and culture, administrative, financial and corporate services areas of RDN in an effective, efficient and accountable manner.
  • Effectively and efficiently manage the operations of RDN in an accountable manner including the timely and accurate preparation of strategic (future) and corporate (business) plans, budgets, annual statements, information returns and any other statutory requirements.
  • Provide strategic advice to the CEO on matters relating to governance, policy, planning, legislation and operations of RDN departments and organisation-wide.
  • Support the strategic and business growth of RDN
  • Behave in a professional, supportive manner and cooperate with fellow executives.
  • Support behaviours that comply with the RDN’s values and strive towards a high standard of service delivery to the organisation and the community.

 About you

  • Minimum eight years’ experience in a similar role/s providing operational leadership in a multi-site human services environment.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Business, Management, Human Resources Management or related fields (MBA desirable but not essential).
  • Leadership and management experience including staff, operational, financial management and effective resource management.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Australia’s health and medical research system including research funding and policy-setting mechanisms.
  • Entrepreneurial skills and proven project management and contract implementation skills.
  • A commitment to Aboriginal health and demonstrated understanding of cultural awareness and safety.
  • Current driver’s licence and ability to regularly travel interstate and across RDN’s offices.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply

Benefits and culture

RDN offers a friendly culture with a range of generous employment conditions such as on-site car parking, shut down between Christmas and New Year without debiting of annual leave, salary packaging options, approved study leave and the opportunity to apply for Performance Growth and Development grants.

To apply

Applicants must address the selection criteria as outlined in the application form and attach a copy of their resume in either word or PDF format.


12/11/2019 $0 Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter 1 CEO & General Management
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