General Manager

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General Manager

  • Work for an organisation that makes a difference
  • Leadership role in health sector
  • Based in Christchurch

ScreenSouth Ltd (SSL) is a non-profit organisation that administers BreastScreen Aotearoa (the national breast screening programme) for the upper and lower South Island. SSL also provides regional programme coordination, health promotion and support for invitation and recall services for the National Cervical Screening Program for the Canterbury and South Canterbury regions.

The current General Manager is retiring and as such SSL is seeking a General Manager who will maintain our high standards but will also strive for continual improvement.

Reporting to the Board, you will have responsibility for operational management and also hold the responsibilities and accountabilities of being “Lead Provider Manager”. Key accountabilities will include providing effective staff leadership and development, financial management, contract negotiations and delivery, strategic and annual planning implementation as well as ensuring that health and safety is paramount and compliance and regulatory requirements are met.   

Accordingly, we are seeking interest from experienced managers with excellent interpersonal skills and a proven track record in operational management. Attention to detail, financial literacy, and the ability to lead and motivate staff are essential. Being well organised and displaying resilience as well as emotional intelligence is also a must. A clinical background and / or health sector experience, as well as screening experience would be an advantage.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an organisation that makes a difference. To apply, please email your application to Initial enquiries can be made by phoning Madeleine Hawkesby on 021 495 993. Applications close on 16 October 2020.


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