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Head of Healthcare Funding

Job Requisition Number:  3291


Will you actively create a healthier future for tomorrow?


At Medibank we’re encouraged to think big. We have a clear purpose to impact better health outcomes for our customers, patients and our community.


We celebrate diversity of thought because we want to make better decisions for our customers. As we work towards our goal of better health for better lives, we value the knowledge and contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. We are working hard to create an inclusive workplace and develop Indigenous careers.


A unique opportunity to influence positive change in healthcare


This is a key role working for Australia’s leading health insurer with a purpose to change and improve the way healthcare is delivered.

As the Head of Healthcare Funding you will be responsible for the design and development of Medibank’s healthcare funding strategy and its payment models and play a key role in how Medibank works with its healthcare providers to support the delivery of high quality, patient centered and affordable care and create a sustainable healthcare system. You will report to the Senior Executive, Strategy and Analytics and act as key member of the Strategy & Analytics Leadership Team.



How will you add value?


At Medibank we have a clear purpose, to impact better health outcomes for our customers, patients, community and employee’s. You will deliver this vision by leading in the following areas:


  • You will apply your extensive experience and expertise within the healthcare funding and strategy field to act as a subject matter expert for healthcare funding models used to purchase medical and hospital-based services
  • You will lead a team of passionate professionals in the design and development of Medibank’s funding strategy as well as implementation of these funding models with healthcare providers
  • Engage with external stakeholders in the healthcare industry and be across developments in hospital funding models for acute care, mental health care and rehabilitation in the public and private sector and their applicability for Medibank
  • Work closely with the analytics and commercial teams to evaluate the performance of Medibank’s funding models and identify areas for improvement
  • Leading industry engagement to improve Medibank understanding and influence of government policy on healthcare payment models



What are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced healthcare leader, with a passion for what they do and a thorough understanding of healthcare funding models. You will have a strong track record of heading business strategy teams that have delivered tangible outcomes and proven experience in developing and leading innovative solutions. 


More about you: 

  • Expertise in healthcare funding and financing and strong knowledge of different funding models for medical and hospital-based care
  • A track record of success and outcomes delivery in strategic-focused roles in the healthcare sector
  • You are passionate about applying your creative and lateral thinking to drive the best outcomes
  • You enjoy shaping and guiding talent around you, ensuring that you are always getting the best out of your team
  • A natural communicator, you can craft a story that influences audiences of all levels across an organisation


A career with us


With flexible working options, our people have choice in how and where they work. We’re also committed to supporting better accessibility for our customers and our people. If we call you to discuss this role, you’ll also get the opportunity to chat about any adjustments.


We offer a range of great benefits such as subsidised private health insurance, rewards and discounts, and health and wellbeing initiatives.


To start small and impact bigger.


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