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Group Manager, Localities (te Manawa Taki) - Regional Commissioning, Tauranga

Last update 2024-06-21
Expires 2024-06-20
ID #2001469401
Group Manager, Localities (te Manawa Taki) - Regional Commissioning, Tauranga
New Zealand, Bay of Plenty, Tauranga,
Modified January 20, 2024


Contribute to transforming the future of health in this Group Manager, Localities role

Flexible working supported to balance your workplace and lifestyle

Location : Te Manawa Taki

Permanent, full-time opportunity

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 Pae Ora legislation gives us the mandate and opportunity to create a system of commissioning that has the needs of whānau and communities at its heart.

In this new model, we are not commissioners' holding the power. We are Te Tiriti o Waitangi partners and allies, we are listeners of diverse voices, we are holders of the space for communities and whānau to lead.

We are a team of teams who live within and reflect the communities we serve.

We are responsible for designing community-based systems of care, agreeing health and wellbeing plans, executing those plans, and monitoring outcomes which then feed into the design process.

We work in partnership with our Te Whatu Ora and Te Aka Whai Ora colleagues to shape system-wide public health services across the motu.

Localities and locality planning are a new feature of the reformed health system and will play an important role in the primary and community healthcare, the wider health system, and in social sector integration.

The Group Manager, Localities leads the team (in partnership with Te Aka Whai Ora) responsible for the effective design and implementation of localities, partnering with IMPBs, health providers, wider social sector funders and providers, local government, and communities.

Mōu About you

You're a Senior Leader that brings with you 10+ years of experience of leading system and service design. You are known how to engage with communities and stakeholders to successfully role out services, and have experience with funding models and service frameworks

You have a natural talent for providing strategic direction, while also guiding and supporting the wellbeing and development needs of your team.

If you have a strong drive to deliver and are passionate about making a difference in the healthcare industry, then we want to hear from you.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako Skills and experience

Extensive commissioning and community development experience in varied environments, stretching over 10+ years including :

Demonstrated experience in system and service design

Demonstrated experience in health service funding and procurement and provider oversight

Demonstrated experience in place-based planning and collective impact approaches

Demonstrated experience at a leadership level for developing, maintaining and influencing relationships and partnerships across sectors and organisations including with Māori and Pacific Peoples and groups

Demonstrated ability to think conceptually and anticipate the impact of decisions on long-term outcomes, including financial outcomes, and develop / recommend responses in consultation with key stakeholders

A relevant tertiary or professional qualification

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.

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.

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

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 Ashlyn Clarricoats, Recruitment Consultant


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Group manager, localities (te manawa taki) - regional commissioning

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