The role

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Commercial & Community Insight Lead

Footscray, Australia

Reference: 6588611

  • Full time, fixed term role until June 2026
  • Work for a multi-award-winning iconic community health organisation
  • Generous salary packaging options to reduce your cohealth taxable income

So why cohealth?

cohealth leads the way in reducing health and social inequity in partnership with people and the communities in which they live. Named Premier's Health Service of the Year (Primary) and the Supporting LGBTIQ+ Health Service at the Victorian Public Healthcare Awards, cohealth's 1000 staff demonstrate courage, leadership, innovation, and agility in their commitment to providing inclusive and culturally safe health services that protect the human rights of all people of all gender identities, sexualities, ages, cultural backgrounds, faiths, and abilities.

Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued, and people experience a feeling of belonging. Our aim is for everyone to thrive in their role. Please click here to find out more.

About the role

The Commercial and Community Insights Lead plays a pivotal role in leading iterative, prototype approaches to identifying testing and proving strategic growth opportunities that deliver blended value. This role will draw heavily on data and insights, as well as research, frameworks and modelling, to support commercial strategy.

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

Your duties include:

  • Leading the development of cohealth's surplus-generating and non-government funding activities
  • Identifying, scoping, and developing desirable, feasible and viable business models that develop sustainable surplus for reinvestment across cohealth
  • Lead the study, analysis, and interpretation of internal and external data sets (including but not limited to financial, operational, impact, quality, population, market, etc.) to inform strategy and decision making and positions cohealth for growth.
  • Develop medium term business forecasts, actionable insights and recommendations that incorporate the organisation's strategy and industry trends and help to drive performance

What cohealth offers:

  • Generous salary packaging options to suit you - tax free amount of up to $15,900 p.a (mortgage, rent, or credit cards) and a further $2,650 p.a (meal, entertainment expenses and holiday accommodation). Salary packaging reduces your cohealth taxable income, meaning you pay less tax on your cohealth income
  • A generous rewards program from our salary packaging provider
  • Exciting Parental leave benefits
    • cohealth offers primary carers 14 weeks paid parental leave upon completion of only 6 months of continuous service
    • Eligible co-workers will continue to receive superannuation on unpaid parental leave as well
  • Novated Leasing available
  • Discounts for health and wellbeing activities, such as gym memberships, health clubs products, and spas
  • Free staff Immunisations and Vaccines
  • Counselling services for you and your immediate family through our EAP-Access provider, and mindfulness, resilience, and wellbeing programs
  • We offer inclusion, equality, and opportunity in a workplace where making a difference counts (based on our guiding principles and values)
  • Career development and continuous learning opportunities/mentoring with senior clinicians

Our ideal candidate:

  • Qualification in business administration, finance, accounting, health economics or similar (health care background is highly desirable)
  • Significant background and experience in financial, commercial and impact analysis (MBA or equivalent will be highly regarded)
  • Proof of qualification to be sighted
  • Have an ability to analyse and synthesise complex and/or large quantities of information
  • Strong commercial and financial acumen

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Check, a Working With Children Check (WWCC), complete a Statutory Declaration, evidence of legal rights to work in Australia, and evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses). Additionally, some roles will also require current AHPRA registration and/or NDIS Worker Screening Clearance.

Roles that are determined to be Risk Category A or B [staff that have direct and/or indirect contact with body substances and are at higher risk of occupational exposure to infections] will be required to provide evidence of immunisation assessment including Influenza prior to commencement [A] or within 12 weeks of commencement [B]. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.

Application Process

Click on apply now to be directed to our careers page. You will be asked to upload your CV/ resume and answer the Key Selection Criteria in the Cover Letter. We will be conducting interviews for this role as suitable applications are received. This campaign will close on the mentioned date at 10.00 PM. If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Carlo Demaio carlo.demaio@cohealth.org.au


Applications Close: 27 May 2024