Purpose of Position
The Program Manager, Statewide Pathology Billing Project, leads and manages the planning, development and implementation of the statewide pathology billing system, providing leadership, management, coordination and direction to teams associated with the project.
The Program Manager ensures program business objectives are developed with a plan to be achieved on time and within budget, and liaises closely with the Steering Committee and all stakeholders to plan, prioritise and resource the program.
The Program Manager is responsible for prioritising work flows, maintaining standards and complying with strategic goals to ensure the development, implementation, supervision and administration of systems and procedures necessary for effective program management.
Relevant tertiary and/or postgraduate qualifications in project management and/or extensive proven experience at a senior level as a project manager.
Demonstrated experience in successfully managing projects from conceptualisation through delivery, with substantial experience in personnel and financial management projects and the ability to coordinate activities of multidisciplinary groups.
Demonstrated experience in the management and operation of project management, programming and planning requirements. Superior executive-level analytical and conceptual skills, including the ability to analyse information and develop insightful solutions, proactively identify and manage issues, understand organisation and patient requirements to formulate and implement strategic and operational plans through the delivery and commissioning phase of projects, all within a complex service delivery environment.
Ability to indirectly influence and lead cross-functional teams, including a demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally at all organisational levels.
Excellent project management, communication, documentation, collaboration and presentation skills, including preparation and submission of briefs and reports.
Outstanding communication, engagement, negotiation, collaboration and influencing skills with all levels of government, staff, management, customers, suppliers and stakeholders; with demonstrated capability to build, maintain and use relationships to successfully achieve business outcomes.
Strong analytical and conceptual skills, including the ability to analyse and interpret information from different sources to proactively identify issues and formulate strategies to address them.
Demonstrated experience and leadership in the development and integration of new health facilities with clinical service delivery, improved customer service, elevate performance, add value and improve business continuity.