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#735 Chief Executive Officer, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

#735 Chief Executive Officer, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

The Australian institute of Health and Welfare is the national agency for health and welfare information, statistics and knowledge. As an independent statutory authority within the federal Health portfolio, the Institute has a high public profile and is widely respected for its authoritative information and products. It is a dynamic organisation that employs over 500 highly skilled people, primarily in Canberra. The Institute has strong collaborative arrangements with all Australian Governments and excellent working relationships with researchers, professional and industry groups and consumers.

As CEO of the Institute, you will set the future direction of the organisation including further developing the AIHW’s standing and presence within Australia as the key provider of statistical and information services to the health and welfare sectors. You will be accountable to the AIHW Board for the governance, leadership, business management and overall performance of this complex information management agency. This will include implementation of the Institute’s strategic directions, oversight of its financial performance and enhancement of collaborative and enduring partnerships with stakeholders. You will also be required to keep abreast of key issues and emerging trends relating to health and welfare and to represent the AIHW in a range of public forums.

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