Closes 30 Nov 2020Posted 17 Nov 2020Project and Programme ManagersWe have a range of exciting opportunities to make a real difference to people’s health across Auckland and Northland with a particular focus on equity.
We are looking for some dynamic and skilled project and programme managers in ophthalmology (eyes) and hepatitis C, and anticipating more roles across other specialty and diagnostic areas.
For Ophthalmology we are looking for a skilled full time project manager to work with a regional group and key regional leads to support and coordinate the implementation of the Regional Ophthalmology Strategy and nine priority actions that were developed post COVID.
This includes two initiatives supported with funding from the Ministry of Health; an e-referral tool and establishing some community clinics in high need areas with our partner DHBs.
For Hepatitis C we are looking for a part time project or programme manager to lead our work across the Northern Region to eliminate this very curable disease by 2030.
This has a focus on the strategic development of the programme and management of the contracts we have with key partners.
We are also looking for dynamic project and programme managers to support key regional initiatives in other areas pending approvals anticipated over the next month.
Key aspects of these roles are to : Improve the timeliness, quality and equity of access to publicly funded servicesHelp manage future growth and investment for example by looking at opportunities to utilise a shared capacity model, where relevant and appropriate.
All initiatives have a strong focus on equity, particularly for Māori and Pacific.If you are someone who can work with a range of stakeholders, has experience in setting up good project structures, governance and processes, and ideally a knowledge of the health sector and health equity, apply now and send us your CV.
These roles are a mixture of part time and full time with some being fixed term and some permanent. They are all based at our offices in Ellerslie / Penrose in Auckland with levels of flexibility working from home.
Some travel within the Northern Region may be required.About Northern Region health and the programme of workThe Northern Region is home to almost 4 in 10 New Zealanders, and its healthcare leaders have a good track record of working together to deliver innovation and change through the Northern Regional Alliance.
You can read an executive summary of the Region’s Long Term Health Plan here.The Government has backed our long term vision for healthcare transformation for the next 20 years, and we continue to develop the related programmes and projects, to scale up our collaboration, and to deliver changes in clinical services for patients.
About the roleThe project and programme manager roles will be instrumental in helping to plan, lead, and deliver these initiatives.
The successful candidates will : Develop effective relationships with a range of clinical and managerial stakeholders in the regionProvide support to the Clinical Lead, Executive Lead and regional governance groupsConfirm the scope and establish project management practices across the priority actions and streams of work, governance / assurance, planning / tracking / reporting, benefits, and risk management.
Progress and / or facilitate key priorities and activities to help drive change and to realise benefits.Help facilitate and negotiate agreements across the region and in some situations issue and manage contracts with providersAbout youYou should have excellent people and communication skills (both spoken and written).
You will be able to build relationships and work with people across organisations. You will be a logical thinker, be a self-starter, able to work both individually and as part of a team, with support and guidance from the NRA Models of Care Implementation Portfolio Manager, and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).
Knowledge of the health sector, health equity and these specific services is preferable but not critical to this role.If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from you.
You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to be considered for this opportunity. While all applications will be acknowledged by email, we regret that only successful candidates required for interviews will be contacted directly.
We are committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our total population. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply.
We would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities.For further information please contact : Rachna Sudhakar, HR Manager (NRA) via Rachna.
sudhakar nra.co.nzApplications close 30 November 2020ReferenceAUC10414Location(s)AucklandWork type(s)Northern Regional Alliance (NRA)