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$350,000 a year: Applications open for health boss role

Current boss Chris Crawford, who has been in the role for 15 years, announced in September that he would retire from the position at the end of the year.
Current boss Chris Crawford, who has been in the role for 15 years, announced in September that he would retire from the position at the end of the year. Jay Cronan

FANCY earning up to $350,000 a year?

Well, you will need to have a very particular set of skills - applications are now open for the chief executive position of the Northern NSW Local Health District.

Current boss Chris Crawford announced in September that he would retire from the position at the end of the year, following 15 years in the role.

NSW Health is now looking for a replacement.

As well as the attractive remuneration package, the successful applicant for this "critical" role will report to the board and face annual performance reviews during the five-year contract.

With responsibility for a budget of about $700 million, you will also manage more than 3300 staff across 14 hospitals/multipurpose services between Grafton and Tweed Heads.

And it doesn't end there.

NSW Health is looking for someone with a "reputation for successful leadership and management of significant complex organisations".

You must be a "high impact leader"  who is able to lead complex negotiations and manage and mitigate risk.

Applications close on Friday, so head to www.health.nsw.gov.au for more information and details about the selection citeria.

Topics:  chris crawford lismore base hospital northern nsw health district



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