Applications are being sought for a suitably qualified person for appointment as the Comcare Chief Executive Officer.
The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for Comcare’s day-to-day operations and overall management of the organisation including governance and reporting requirements.
Comcare is a statutory authority of the Australian Government established under the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (the SRC Act). Comcare manages the Comcare scheme, which covers premium paying employers and self-insured licensees, and has regulatory functions in relation to workplace rehabilitation. Comcare is also the claims and liability manager for a number of government departments and agencies.
Comcare is primarily responsible for regulating the Commonwealth’s work health and safety jurisdiction under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and managing the Commonwealth’s asbestos-related claims liabilities under the Asbestos-related Claims (Management of Commonwealth Liabilities) Act 2005.
To be a strong contender for the role you must have a high level of judgement, leadership, professional and personal integrity, a strong client and service delivery focus and experience or capacity to manage large and/or complex operations. High-level leadership experience in a regulatory environment will also be highly regarded.
The Chief Executive Officer and staff of Comcare are a statutory agency under the Public Service Act 1999.
This position is a full-time statutory appointment for up to five years and will be based in Canberra or Melbourne. The appointment will be made by the Governor-General following a merit-based selection process.
The remuneration package is determined by the Remuneration Tribunal.
The role was advertised as an anticipated vacancy in November 2018. All previous applications will be considered.
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