WE SUPPLY IT
The Australian Red Cross Blood Service is a division of the Australian Red Cross. We’re funded by the federal, state and territory governments of Australia to supply the community with safe, high quality blood and blood products, as well as organ and bone marrow services for transplantation. Learn more about our history.
Our important work is only possible through the incredible donations of over half a million unpaid voluntary donors.
Manage the blood supply
Supplying blood safely to 23 million people across 7 million square kilometres is a huge medical and logistical exercise.
Bone marrow, organ and tissue donation
We contribute expertise, leadership and support for transplantations of bone marrow, organ and tissue donations.
|Donor Services||Manages the collection of blood donations, relationships with donors, National marketing, contact centre operations and building community relations.||Finance||Manages organisational funding and provides financial information, advice and analysis to support effective decision-making and performance improvement.|
|People and Culture||Partners with the business to improve the sustainability of labour supply, align the organisational structure and work of staff with organisational objectives, improve organisational cost effectiveness and employee productivity and build a safer workplace.||Information & Communications Technology||Manages the hardware and software needed to efficiently run the Blood Service, including the National Blood Management System (NBMS) and the National Transplant Systems (NTS).|
|Manufacturing||Processes blood donations, ensuring they are tested and efficiently distributed to meet demand.||Business Improvement||Responsible for strategy development, business planning & process improvement, performance analysis & reporting, internal communications and positive media promotion.|
|Clinical Services and Research||Supports optimal, safe practices at every stage of the blood journey, from donation to transfusion. Provides clinical oversight of both donor and patient safely relating to blood and tissue products creates and translates unique, world-class knowledge in blood transfusion-related research.||Corporate||Supports the Board, which has overall responsibility and oversight for the Blood Service. The Board is responsible for the organisation's efficient operation and takes the lead in setting the culture of operating in a responsible way within the community.|
|Innovation and Commercial Strategy||Leverages the strengths and capabilities of the organisation to develop growth opportunities, innovation and future commercial pathways that will position the Blood Service as a recognised leader in its field, both locally and globally, and enhance our Transplantation and Immunogenetics work.|
Our service goes beyond just blood. The Australian Red Cross Blood Service draws upon our core strengths of safety, quality, specialised expertise and national infrastructure to help enhance healthcare in Australia to deliver improved patient outcomes.
Each year the Australian Red Cross Blood Service lodges an annual report detailing the financial and performance information gathered over the financial year. These documents are part of the public record.
At the leading edge outlines the key areas of future focus for the Blood Service and articulates what needs to be achieved to be at the top of our game.
The business plan for 2016-17 is in support of our five-year strategic plan, At the leading edge.
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|Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the supply and implementation of a LIMS/LIS to support blood manufacturing and reference laboratories.|
The Australian Red Cross Blood Service (Blood Service) wishes to invite Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the supply and implementation of LIMS/LIS product(s) to support its Manufacturing and Reference Laboratories in four functional domains: Blood Manufacturing and Screening, Clinical Patient Testing, Instrument Middleware, and Biorepository.
The supplier may indicate their EOI for one, more or all of the areas.The Blood Service is seeking a configurable Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) solution from a supplier or suppliers with previous experience in implementing their system in regulated laboratories supporting these areas.
To be considered for the resultant Request for Tender, this EOI phase must be completed.
Interested parties please register here.
Please direct enquiries to NationalProcurementAUS@redcrossblood.org.au
EOI Registration Open date: Monday 20 February 2017 at 10:00am AEST
EOI Registration Closing date: Monday 27 February 2017 at 11:00am AEST
EOI Submissions Closing date: Monday 13 March 2017 at 11:00am AEST
|Monday 27 February 2017 at 11:00am AEST|