COVID-19 Response Executive Lead

$254,198 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 01 Aug, 2022
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Job Description

Classification: Senior Specialist
Salary: $254,198 plus superannuation
Position No: 53094
Directorate: ACT Health
Advertised (Gazettal date): 29 July 2022
Contact Officer: Laura McNeill on or (02) 5124 9605

Details: The ACT Health Directorate is seeking an experienced Senior Specialist, with executive management experience to contribute to strategic planning and decisions associated with the pathway to ‘COVID normal’. The occupant must have the ability to influence and lead the implementation and operationalisation of this strategy. We are looking for a collaborative leader who can deliver outcomes, with the ability to work with Government and non-Government stakeholders to deliver outcomes.

A strong understanding of the strategic criticality of effective systems for governance, financial and human resource management and risk management will also be required. Working within a matrix structure, the COVID-19 Response Executive Lead will deliver the public health response to the pandemic. This role will have strategic oversight of the Public Health Operations, Policy and Support, Communications and Compliance sections, ensuring close collaboration across the entire Branch and ACT Government more broadly.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Be granted with their Scope of Clinical
  • Undergo a pre-employment Police check.

Note: This is a temporary position available immediately up until 30 June 2023.

How to Apply: When considering applicants, Selection Advisory Panels will seek evidence of performance against each of the criteria. Selection panels may use a range of methods to identify work outcomes, capabilities and behaviours that demonstrate high performance.

It is therefore in the interests of candidates to present their application in a way that demonstrates significant outcomes associated with each of the criteria, as well as the capabilities and behaviours that underpin them.

(Please note that it is not necessary to address the capabilities and behaviours individually).

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.


This is a temporary position available immediately up until 30 June 2023.

Job Closing Date

12 Aug, 2022