Project Manager – Werry Workforce Whāraurau
Wellington, New Zealand
6d ago

Project Manager - Werry Workforce Whāraurau

Work for a positive and passionate organisation, whilst gaining exposure to projects of national significance that genuinely make a difference.

  • Permanent 32-40 hours per week (negotiable)
  • Flexibility for someone to be based in Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch
  • National Role
  • Diverse and supportive team environment
  • The Project Manager Role, critical role planning content and delivery of workforce programme nationally, supporting the development of skills and knowledge within the Mental health, addiction and wellbeing workforce.

    Werry Workforce Whāraurau focuses on workforce development into the mental health and wellbeing of infants, children and adolescents and those who care for them.

    Werry Workforce provides national training and workforce development within the child and adolescent mental health, education and wellbeing sectors, and works alongside the other three Ministry funded Mental Health Workforce Centres.

    This appointment is through UniServices, Australasia's largest University research company which is owned by the University of Auckland and responsible for providing the University's research expertise to government and industry.

    Our Project Managers are the essential planners, coordinators and contributors to our work programmes, and they work closely with our Senior Advisors.

    Our work programmes are national, and our Project Managers actively engage with our sectors. They organise and facilitate a range of training and education workshops and events.

    Other key requirements for the role include :

  • A minimum of 3 years workplace experience either Clinical services or Project Manager delivering clinical or NGO services.
  • Experience with youth wellbeing, addiction and or mental health services
  • Track record of effective stakeholder management
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timelines.
  • Evidence of budget management
  • Flexibility to contribute across several projects, creating positive stakeholder experiences.
  • Plan and Facilitate events and workshops, continuous improvement based on evaluations.
  • National role with travel across NZ with potential for weekly travel
  • This position reports to one of our Senior Advisors but may contribute to work programmes across other managers to deliver on projects designed to strengthen the national infant, child and adolescent mental health and addictions workforce.

    You will ideally have some clinical or health sector experience and need to be free to travel domestically.

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