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Implementation Lead

LocationAlfred Health
Positions1 Position
Job no: 69411
Category: Administration, Administration & Office Support

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

  • Fixed Term – 18 months
  • Full Time (80 hours per fortnight, including ADO)
  • Managers and Administrative Worker Grade 5 Level 1 (HS5) - salary range $160-$180k
  • Hybrid – working across Alfred, Monash Health and remotely
  • Great staff benefits!

The Department
The Project aims to deliver a shared Alfred/Monash Pathology service. It will consider the benefits and risks of this venture considering previous explorative work carried by the two health services as well as information gathered throughout the project development. The project will run in conjunction with broader pathology system reform being undertaken by the Department of Health. Underpinning this project is the establishment of an operating model for the shared service, including operational and clinical frameworks, quality and safety systems, corporate support services and a shared laboratory information system and various technology components. 
The Implementation Lead will be an Alfred Health appointment on behalf of the Alfred/Monash Shared Pathology Project. This position will report to the Digital Program Manager and be part of the project leadership team. While this role is specifically to work on the LIS implementation project, this role will also work in close collaboration with the broader Alfred/Monash Shared Pathology Project team.
The Role
The Implementation Lead is responsible for defining and managing Program and Project Management activities across Digital Health. This includes building the internal Program and Project Management capabilities and implementing methods, processes and control frameworks for appropriate resource allocation/demand and quality management.  

The key responsibilities of the Implementation Lead include: 

  • Lead, coach, develop and nurture the Digital Project Manager team 
  • Analyse demands and identify the Program and Project Management skillset needs
  • Manage resource demand for Program and Project Management skillsets across the Digital Program and drive allocation to fulfil the demand 
  • Resolve conflict and portfolio allocation issues 
  • Identify, document and manage Program and Project risks 
  • Work with various portfolio teams and manage stakeholder engagement activities 
  • Act as a subject matter expert for Project Management, managing and expanding the capabilities of the team of Project Managers

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Computer Science or relevant discipline 
  • 10+ years of formal Senior Project/Program/Portfolio delivery experience 
  • 10+ years’ experience working in both Waterfall and Agile environments 
  • Recognised Project/Program Management certification
  • Proven experience in managing a team of Project Managers 
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering large scale complex enterprise-wide projects (over $1M), both application and infrastructure based, from start to finish, ideally in a healthcare or hospital setting
  • Proven experience in providing specialist application and implementation leadership for Cerner or similar clinical information systems relevant to large ICT service provision. 

Staff Benefits
Be involved with a high profile project in the public health sector joining a high performing team across multiple organisations

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services

If applicable, please specify specific requirements that you require in your cover letter or CV. 
For enquiries regarding this position, please contact Samantha Alabaster 0458 005 537.
Applications close 11pm AEST, Friday 17th May 2024.

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.