Emergency Operations Manager

Position Purpose

The Emergency Operations Manager will work to ensure the region’s Primary Care Health System is prepared for and able to respond to and recover from disaster and emergency events.


To be successful in this role you will need to meet the following criteria:

• Tertiary health related qualifications e.g. nursing, allied health, e-Health or other social service etc. or equivalent experience working in a primary care setting.
• Demonstrated success as a professional in a primary care setting (e.g. clinician, practice manager) or liaising with practitioners i.e. acute care sector, e-Health/IT or pharmaceutical/medical/diagnostic sales.
• Strong demonstrated understanding of primary healthcare in an Australian setting.
• Experience in planning, program management and evaluation.
• Highly organised
• Strong negotiation, relationship building and influencing skills.
• Project management skills.
• Demonstrated high level of communication skills, both written and oral.
• Knowledge of behaviour change and/or change management principles
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Proficiency in MS Office and related applications.
• Ability to work across multiple programs.
• An ability to set priorities and act to achieve desired outcomes within the specified time frame.

• Emergency operations, emergency & disaster planning experience
• Knowledge and understanding of health service commissioning
• Experience working for a Not for Profit or government funded organisation.


If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Melinda Daley, General Manager Commissioning & Integration SNHN email: dpettigrew@snhn.org.au using the subject line: Emergency Operations Manager

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