Business Manager – Veterinary Hospital

  • 3 Roper Street, Melbourne, 3189, VIC, AU

Job Description

  • Australia’s premier veterinary specialist and surgical facility.
  • Drive operational and financial preformance.
  • Maintain values-based and preformance-driven culture.
About SouthPaws:

SouthPaws Specialist Veterinary Emergency and Referral Hospital is based in Moorabbin, just 12 km from Melbourne CBD. Southpaws has a world-renown reputation for excellence and patient care; SouthPaws is considered Australia’s premier veterinary specialist and surgical facility.  We regularly publish and present our latest work to national and international conferences and at events scheduled for the veterinary community.  Due to our continued growth, we expanded our purpose-built facilities in 2018.

Southpaws boasts one of only three veterinary radiation therapy units in Australia and were the first deep-therapy radiation unit for dogs and cats in Australia. We have full in-house laboratory facilities, comprehensive diagnostic imaging including ultrasound, digital X-ray, and a 16 Slice Toshiba CT Aquilion.. Our team is vibrant, friendly and passionate about the services we offer at Southpaws. Our team includes five surgical specialists, two surgical registrars, and a surgical resident,  two clinicians dedicated to the treatment of internal medicine and critical care cases and a team of interns, knowledgeable nurses and support staff.

About the Business Manager Position:

An exciting leadership opportunity exists for a dynamic and experienced manager to join our team as our new Business Manager.  With operational, financial and strategic responsibility, the Business Manager will have a mandate to build on our strong performance to date and take the hospital to the next level. Over the last two years, there has been significant investment in the hospital and an expansion of services. An opportunity now exists to grow the business further, continue fostering our strong culture and delivering outstanding patient care.

Supported by a multidisciplinary team below and reporting to the Partners of SouthPaws, the Business Manager will continue to develop and maintain our values-based, performance-driven culture, drive operational performance across the hospital, actively identifying opportunities for growth and expansion.  A key focus of this role will be to drive our team engagement, ensuring we remain connected to our business needs and continue to foster a happy, healthy and thriving culture.

About our new team member:

The Southpaw’s team loves making a difference in the world of our patients and clients; we are looking for a Business Manager who wants to make a difference.  This is the kind of role that will be hard to find anywhere else and would suit someone who can adapt to changing work priorities, has excellent communication skills and is highly organised.

As the Business Manager, you will be involved in all aspects of HR, finance, marketing, strategy and operational needs of our hospital. Ensuring our Partners and veterinary teams can continue to set high and cutting-edge clinical standards as they look after our patients.

You will thrive in a high touch environment and enjoy playing a pivotal part in ensuring our team is well-staffed, and our team members have a unique employee journey and experience.

Job Details

Employment Type:
Position Type:
Candidate Type:

Small animal practitioner

Earliest Start Date:
Job Feature:

No on call


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