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General Manager - College of Health and Medicine

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: Senior Manager 4

General Manager, College of Health and Medicine

The Australian National University (ANU) College of Health and Medicine is seeking an experienced General Manager and leader to join its executive team.

The College General Manager, provides strategic leadership as well as facilitating and enhancing the performance of the College through the provision of operational and business services. In partnership with the Dean, the General Manager ensures that the College is able to deliver its core business of research and teaching. The General Manager is accountable for the achievement of operational plans, for the provision of accurate financial and resourcing advice, and for high-quality service-delivery across the College’s professional staff teams. The General Manager also represents the interests of the College externally, both within and outside the University.

Furthermore, the College of Health and Medicine is currently developing a strategy for reorganization, distinction, strategic alignment and targeted growth. The General Manager will play a key role in its formulation and implementation, and will oversee a period of significant change.

The General Manager will have extensive experience in the management of financial, human and material resources, the ability to work collaboratively to achieve College priorities in a complex operating environment, and possess a collegial leadership style, sophisticated influencing skills, and the ability to effectively lead teams in a complex environment to foster productive working relationships to achieve successful outcomes.

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

For a confidential discussion please contact Kent Vidler, Deputy Manager, ANU Executive Search on

Applications Close: Thursday, 1 October 2020

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Updated:  01 February 2019/Responsible Officer:  Director Human Resources /Page Contact:  HR Systems