First listed on: 30 July 2018

Head, Jean Hailes Research Partnerships

  • Newly created role
  • Manage inaugural branded research fellowship program
  • Enhance research profi le of a world-class health service

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health (JH) seeks to appoint an enterprising leader to manage its growing interests in research partnerships with institutions across the country. The role will work collaboratively with universities and medical research institutes to enhance JH’s clinical outreach, public health information and health professional education programs.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the appointee will be responsible for building the scope, reputation and impact of the program. Outstanding leadership skills and a strong knowledge of procedures and policies for responsible research conduct, and managing research misconduct, are essential for this role. Exceptional stakeholder relationship management skills and a contemporary knowledge of trends, issues and challenges in public health policy and promotion, particularly within the area of women’s health, is crucial for success.

The ideal candidate will have the demonstrated ability to identify and leverage research opportunities. With appropriate tertiary qualifications and an ongoing commitment to professional development, the successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and will be across all relevant research governance and compliance considerations.

The organisation

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a national not-for-pro fit organisation dedicated to improving the knowledge of women’s health throughout the various stages of their lives, and to providing a trusted world-class health service for women.

Combining research, clinical care and practical education for women and health professionals, the organisation translates and disseminates research and medical evidence into easy-to understand health information delivered in multiple ways to suit diverse audiences.

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Applications close: 17 August 2018

To apply – please go to www. and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference JHWhrd0718, addressing your cover letter and resume to Lesley Lightfoot of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.


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