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Director of Financial Services and Procurement

Are you a Director of Financial Services and Procurement ready for a career-defining opportunity? We’re searching for an exceptional and inspirational leader to step into this key Director role at Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN). This is your chance to lead and shape the long-term plans for financial services and procurement in a dynamic organisation with approximately 15,000 employees and a budget of over $2 billion.

About the Director of Financial Services and Procurement Role:

  • Strategic Impact: Drive and execute visionary plans for financial services and procurement that will support the delivery of CALHN’s clinical and research strategies
  • Values-Driven Environment: Immerse yourself in a workplace guided by values: People First, Future Focused, Ideas Driven, and Community Minded.
  • Team Leadership: Motivate and lead a group of professionals, inspiring them to achieve excellence and drive innovation in their respective fields.
  • Influence and Collaboration: Providing expert advice and insights to senior executives, your recommendation will help shape CALHN’s strategic decisions and drive positive outcomes for patients and communities.
  • Executive Prestige: Secure a Senior Executive Service (SAES) Level 1 executive contract, with a 3-year tenure.

As the appointed Director of Finance Services and Procurement, you will report to the Executive Director of Finance and Business Services, and provide leadership and strategic support to ensure that CALHN optimises the use of its resources to support the delivery of high-quality, effective and efficient care for its communities. You are accountable for the delivery of excellent financial and procurement services that support the delivery of CALHN’s strategic and annual plans.

Key Focus Areas in Your Leadership Spotlight:

  • Strategic Visionary: Develop and implement visionary plans for high-quality financial and procurement services delivery.
  • Champion Continuous Improvement: Lead and support initiatives fostering a culture of continuous improvement for excellence.
  • Inspire Dynamic Teams: Motivate and lead a professional team of around 40, aligning efforts with organisational objectives.
  • Collaborative Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with key stakeholders to instil a culture of performance accountability, contributing to CALHN’s strategic objectives.

We are seeking a strategic leader in the finance and procurement domain, with experience of working in complex and highly regulated organisations.  Your expertise should extend to policy at a systems and corporate level, complemented by exceptional interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to drive continuous improvement. Accreditation and membership with a recognised professional accounting body i.e. CPA or ICA is required.

For a confidential discussion on this exciting opportunity or to receive a detailed information package, connect with Natalie Xu, Senior Consultant, at +61 450 358 948 or Alternatively, reach out to Michael De Santis, Managing Consultant at Ccentric Group, at +61 406 499 659 or or apply directly here.

Essential Screening Requirements:

Diversity and inclusion: At CALHN we support and foster a culture in which employees feel they belong and feel safe at work. The culture aims to encourage all people to use their talents and to be valued and rewarded for their contributions.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Closing date: 27 March 2024

Tagged as: Health Care

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