Chief Executive Officer

  • Canberra
  • Permanent
  • Fri Jun 7 05:13:42 2019
  • 200017057


Marathon Health is a diverse and dynamic organisation whose mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in regional, rural and remote areas.

We are seeking to appoint a Chief Executive Officer who has a passion and a vision

  • for rural, regional and remote health care
  • to lead the development and execution of the organisation’s mission
  • to deliver accessible, quality health and wellbeing services.

Marathon Health currently operates throughout regional New South Wales with major offices in Canberra, Wagga Wagga, Bathurst and Dubbo.


This position requires an inspirational and strategic leader who is driven to make a positive contribution to rural, regional, and remote communities, by driving future growth in health services and enhance this extremely successful and established provider.

Reporting to the Board, the position requires

  • exceptional stakeholder engagement and networking skills with diverse communities and all levels of government
  • senior leadership experience with a deep understanding of rural issues, service delivery, public funding streams and expectations
  • a proven record of transforming vision into strategy and performance
  • a commitment to quality, financial accountability and sustainability
  • active promotion of the organisation’s guiding mission and values.

This position may be based in any of the regional offices.


The successful candidate for this position will have:

  • Proven senior leadership experience within medium to large organisations located across multiple sites
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field
  • Exceptional leadership and management skills with a focus on strategic management and partnerships, business planning, and financial management to build the organisation
  • Demonstrated stakeholder engagement skills in securing partnerships with government, community and business
  • Demonstrated ability to work with ‘the team’ to build a multi-disciplinary primary health care organisation


An Executive level salary package will be offered to the successful candidate.

This is an immediate opportunity, all queries may be directed to Ben Jones on 02 9290 3733 alternatively, please APPLY NOW.