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Project Manager - Delivery Infrastructure - Infrastructure and Investment

  • Government & Defence
  • Full time
  • Posted 245 days ago

Job Description

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

  • Contribute to transforming the future of health in this Project Manager role
  • Support some of the largest vertical infrastructure developments in the country
  • Permanent, full-time role, working from anywhere around the motu

Join Te Whatu Ora at a key time of change where you will meaningfully contribute to our kaupapa of creating a more equitable, accessible, cohesive and people-centred health system. This is mahi that will improve the health and wellbeing of everyone in Aotearoa, and we've got an opportunity for you to be part of it…

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

The Project Manager will support a Project Director indelivering a large complex project, as well as, leadingnationally led programmes of work, as capacity allows, within the agreed parameters of scope, time, budget, quality, and risk - to realise the identified goals. 

To ensure delivery of initiatives across the whole of Te Whatu Ora and the wider health sector, the Project Manager requires excellent facilitation, communication and stakeholder management skills, to build and maintain strong relationships with project stakeholders and relevant senior stakeholders.

The Project Manager will ensure that best practice project management tools and methodologies are used, and that material remains relevant, including quality reporting is developed and shared.

Mōu | About you

You will establish and oversee workstreams that are necessary to deliver projects. You will lead and provide project management capability across the work programme, including ensuring work is well planned using work-planning tools and methods, which include taking strategic approaches to achieve the organisation's objectives.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

  • Proficient in MS Office as well as Project Management methodologies such as PRINCE2 / PMBOK / Agile
  • Demonstrated project management experience, working in a fast-paced, large and complex environment
  • An understanding of the complexities of health care and the ability to work effectively in the healthcare arena
  • An understanding of procurement methods and processes
  • Sound understanding of machinery of government
  • Strong communications skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to foster strong stakeholder engagement
  • Strong budgeting, monitoring, and reporting skills
  • Demonstrated experience of working within a Te Ao Māori environment and understanding Tikanga Māori, and/or substantial experience working within a bicultural context with diverse communities and/or organisations

Ka kawea e koe | You will bring:

  • A commitment to being a good Te Tiriti partner in all your actions. This includes an understanding of the significance of and obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and the ability to apply Te Tiriti principles in a meaningful way in this role
  • Competency with te ao Māori, tikanga, and te reo Māori or a commitment to starting your journey and taking ownership of your learning and growth

Ko te mahi e tika ana mō te ao hurihuri nei |Work that suits today's ever -changing world

Te Whatu Ora supports flexible and hybrid working for our kaimahi. In roles that don't require an in-person element, we encourage you to ‘work from where you are.' We want our national teams to be made up of diverse people from across the motu, just like our health system.

Tō mātou whakahaere ki te tika, te rerekētanga, me te whai wāhi mai |Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

Our name, Te Whatu Ora, means ‘the weaving of wellness'. Whatu is the combining together of people, resources, organisations, thoughts and actions for the betterment and wellbeing of all. Whatu is also a direct reference to the pupil of the eye, and the vision required of the new entity and system.

At Te Whatu Ora we acknowledge and respect our people's diversity and spiritual needs, ensuring a safe workplace that is a whānau orientated and supportive environment. We are working towards a system that better meets the complex demands of a growing population, addresses the persistent inequalities experienced by Māori and ensures greater access, experience and outcomes for those traditionally not well served by the system – Māori, Pacific and Disabled People.

 Tō tūranga i roto i Te Whatu Ora | Your place in Te Whatu Ora

When you join us, you become part of transforming the health system. This is a once in a life-time change, that will touch the lives of everyone in Aotearoa, and future generations. We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of our life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whānau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter.

We particularly welcome applications from our diverse Māori, Pacific, disabled, and rainbow communities.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

To view the position description and/or apply for the role (by submitting your cover letter and CV), please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal. If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact Belinda Peddie at careers@health.govt.nz