Executive Manager, Bi-national Offices & Partnerships
Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Executive role in a leading medical college in Australia and New Zealand
  • Full-time, Permanent position
  • Great benefits and work flexibility including monthly RDO.

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), the principal organisation representing the medical specialty of psychiatry in Australia and New Zealand, is seeking an Executive Manager, Bi-national Offices & Partnerships.


The role will be responsible to provide consistent, proactive and accessible leadership to Faculties, Sections, Networks, and representative groups including those with lived experience of mental illness, their carers and families/ whānau, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and Māori.

Provide support and facilitate engagement of trainees within College via the Bi-national Committee for Trainees (BTC) and Trainees’ Advisory Council, (TAC) and overseas trained psychiatrists via the Overseas Trained Psychiatrists Representative Committee (OTPRC) and facilitate their associated workplans.

Enhance effectiveness of Bi-national Offices through cross-functional planning, operational innovation to membership engagement, alignment of strategies and growth, delivery of services and operations, and internal projects, to meet the needs and expectations of members.


This role has a specific focus to: 

  • Lead the strategic direction and develop initiatives with respect to the support services provided to Faculties, Sections, Networks, Australian Branches, Trainee committees, Overseas Trained Psychiatrists Representative Committee and Tu Te Akaaka Roa – the New Zealand National Office and other representative groups within the College.
  • Ensure effective integrated management of the department, including creating open channels for communication, synthesising information, pro-actively identifying risks and opportunities, managing emerging issues and driving action and problem solving.
  • Oversee the strategic development of Australian Branches and Tu Te Akaaka Roa – the New Zealand National Office, supporting the College’s strategic priorities and facilitating member engagement.
  • Oversee the strategic development of the College’s partnerships with people with a lived experience of mental illness, their carers and families/whānau, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and Māori.
  • Implement appropriate department quality assurance and improvement mechanisms to ensure functions are successfully delivered on time and to a high quality and standard.
  • Provide input and expertise in relation to a broad range of issues and projects across the College as they relate to Bi-National offices and committees.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in related field and demonstrated minimum 7 years management experience at a senior level.
  • Proven ability and experience in successfully leading, managing, developing and engaging staff in the achievement of organisational goals.
  • Experience managing geographically dispersed teams.
  • Experience working with First Nations peoples.
  • Experience working with multiple inter-related committees to achieve operational and strategic objectives.
  • Experience in business development, analysis, and operational planning and review, including the ability to identify, recommend and implement business improvements.
  • Executive level management skills, including the ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively, manage multiple projects concurrently and establish priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, research issues, formulate recommendations, implement decisions and review outcomes.
  • Highly developed relationship management skills and the ability to nurture positive working relations across the College.

What can we offer?

  • Monthly RDO
  • Excellent work–life balance
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Convenient CBD location of head office
  • Training and development opportunities

How to apply:


All applications must be forwarded via Expr3ss link and include a resume with a cover letter addressing the Experience/qualification and Individual capabilities to be considered for the position. 


Applications close on Wednesday, 1 March 2023.


RANZCP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.


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