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Independent Director - Forté Health

- Christchurch

  • Are you an experienced commercial director?
  • Have you managed a dynamic business through change and growth?
  • Would your fellow Directors describe you as an influencer?

About the company

Providing a new standard for hospital care in New Zealand , Forté Health is a private hospital designed for short stay and daystay procedures. With a focus on providing exemplary one-on-one care, Forté Health facilities offer a fresh approach to medical care, delivered in a sustainable way. 

Natural board rotation at Forté Health has created the need for a commercial Independent Director to join this world leading facility. Is this you? 

About the opportunity

Forte Health Directors are responsible for setting the strategy and overall direction of the business and hold management accountable for the implementation of that strategy. 

This role needs an innovative and persuasive director who knows how to identify, assess and effect change. Is this you?

About you

To be successful as a Director at Forte Health, you will have experience in mergers and acquisitions and may have had experience as Chair to a Board. You will know what it takes to govern and manage change in a dynamic business with multiple varied stakeholders. As a Director at Forte Health you will also; 

  • have the ability to shape strategic direction and bring a long-term sustainability perspective
  • contribute to quality governance, support open debate, diversity, thoughtful challenge and constructive dissent
  • be able to hold management to account through informed astute effective and independent oversight
  • ensure purpose and strategy are understood and articulated by management
  • set risk appetite for the entity and oversee/monitor risk management 

In return you will be rewarded with an exciting governance opportunity within a successful and dynamic organisation. Interested?

How to apply

To discover more about Forté Health,  visit 

For a confidential discussion about the opportunity; contact Sarcha Every on 021 245 2225 or by email to


Applications close: 2nd December 2020

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