Workforce Project Delivery Lead - Hamilton, Hamilton

Last update 2024-06-22
Expires 2024-07-22
ID #2099652169
Workforce Project Delivery Lead - Hamilton, Hamilton
New Zealand, Waikato, Hamilton,
Modified April 3, 2024


Workforce Project Delivery Lead - Hamilton/Waikato

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 well-being of everyone in Aotearoa, and we've got an opportunity for you to be part of it…
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Workforce Delivery Lead is responsible for the development and delivery of the work programme(s) delegated to the role from the current Aotearoa Health Workforce Plan (Plan).
The focus is on delivering the current Plan and informing and developing future Key Initiatives. The Workforce Delivery Lead uses their sectoral knowledge, local relationships (internal and external) and insights to:
lead engagement with all local health related organisations (including IMPBs), to develop guidance, advice, and recommendations that enable the sustainable growth and development of the future Aotearoa health workforce
work closely with local senior clinical leaders, sector (health, and education) experts and local representatives of government agencies, to ensure there is clear and measurable delivery of the Plan. Where feasible, doing more than the Plan is encouraged
plan, implement and execute the local initiatives that deliver on the Te Whatu Ora future workforce goals (SMART goals)
develop executive level proposals that are focussed on tactical workforce changes (SMART goals); and
implement monitoring, quality improvement and reporting activities for the local programme and ensure that initiatives are implemented within agreed timeframes.
Demonstrated prior experience in successfully managing initiatives from conception through to execution that involves change initiatives and/or service improvement programmes (in the range of 5 years). Supported by a knowledge of the New Zealand Health sector and/or relevant technical field
Experience in building effective relationships with all levels of the organisation and stakeholders
Experience in Project Management and Delivery
Is well connected to local communities and able to build effective relationships with all levels of the organisation and with stakeholders and of Matauranga Māori; an ability to walk in both worlds is ideal, or on an evidencable path to gaining this knowledge and capability. An ability to speak Te Reo, or has a desire to learn the language, is desirable.
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.
Nau mai, uru mai | Come and join us
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.
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.
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.
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
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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 Matt Kelly at careers@Te Whatu
Please note:

This position is part of the Te Whatu Ora's Simplify to Unify Change Process therefore affected kaimahi will be given preference and priority for this position.
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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Workforce project delivery lead - hamilton

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