Chief Executive Officer

Organisation Name Community Options Australia
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2019-02-07
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 53123-50
  • Contract, case management & assessment agency supporting clients
  • Build an NFP business driven by technology and collaboration
  • Would suit a new world thinker with evidence based community exp.


The Organisation

Community Options Australia (COA) connects and enables individuals with case management and assessment services with the goal that the client remains living independently at home.  COA acts as a lead contractor, and budget holder for State and Federal Government programs including Regional Assessment Services (RAS), Continuity of Support (CoS) and the NSW Health ComPacks program.
COA has evolved to meet the challenges of the rapidly changing care sector and has a reputation for excellence in specialised contract management, case management and assessment, and service coordination. Driven by the innovative use of technology and collaboration, COA’s unique model creates economies of scale, flexibility and a community of best practice.

Benefits and Culture

  • Competitive, customer-driven care services market
  • Innovative hub and spoke business model
  • Commercially astute, with not-for-profit values
  • Competitive remuneration package
The Role

You will ensure COA’s vision of becoming the preferred provider of independent assessment, case management and service coordination in an increasingly competitive, customer-driven care services market becomes a reality.
You will be responsible for operational and financial management, the delivery of services under various funded and commercial contracts and liaison with key stakeholders including government and suppliers. The CEO represents the external face of the organisation and is ultimately responsible for driving growth, development and innovation.
An embedded mindset of continuous quality improvement is driven through all levels of the organisation by the CEO communicating the organisation’s quality objectives. You will measure success internally and externally ensuring opportunities for improvement are identified and acted upon.
Skills Required

Ideally you have a deep understanding of community health, aged care and person-centered care with a track record in contract management and innovatively driving business and service transformation. You’re a strong, values-based leader with a demonstrated ability to work with government bodies, the community sector whilst building effective, capable and collaborative teams. You are used to reporting to a board of directors and have tertiary qualifications in health management, business or related discipline.  Overall, you have:
  • Built an innovative business driven by technology and collaboration
  • Experience in managing government and/or commercial contracts and associated KPIs
  • People management skills to inspire a diverse team with the confidence to delegate
  • Experience working with boards and sub committees
  • Organisational financial management skills & the preparation of financial reports
If you’re passionate about improving community health and building strong organisations please click apply to submit your cover letter responding to the skills required above and resume in MS Word format. Alternatively, call Richard Green on 02 8243 0570 quoting reference #53123.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.