Group Manager Improvement & Innovation Capability & International Collaborations - Te Whatu Ora Improve - Service Improvement and Innovation at Te Whatu Ora, All Locations
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
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 Te Whatu Ora Improve business unit takes a whole-system, consumer and whānau-centred and equity led approach to accelerate improvement and innovation, underpinned by best evidence, data and evaluation.
The primary purpose of the Group Manager Improvement and Innovation Capability and International Collaborations is to lead the design and delivery of improvement and innovation training in a way that seeks to ensure that our health workforce have the resources and capabilities to deliver quality and safe health care to our communities, achieve equity across population groups and improve health outcomes for people.
As part of this purpose you will lead the design and implementation of a unified improvement and innovation training and development strategy and programmes. You will assess the organisation's current capabilities for health improvement and innovation, align current programmes, and identify gaps and areas for improvement. You will lead the development of training programmes to grow workforce talent in improvement and innovation across Te Whatu Ora. In this role you will also need to establish sustainable international improvement and innovation collaborations and relationships.
You will be responsible for overseeing a team of clinical experts and improvement advisors, tasked with advancing the development of improvement and innovation leaders and building leadership capability in care redesign, service optimisation and continuous quality improvement and innovation to achieve Pae Ora (healthy futures) for all New Zealanders.
Mōu | About you
You will have demonstrated experience in leading the development and implementation of improvement and innovation training strategies and programmes across a large organisation working within a clinical innovation and improvement training or similar environment. An excellent understanding of improvement and innovation methods, skills, and tools, and the importance of Te Tiriti obligations, Te Ao Māori frameworks and mataranga Maori concepts in building improvement and innovation capability and advancing Māori aspirations and outcomes, is essential for this role. You will be experienced in leading the development and delivery of improvement and innovation training programmes, and engaging and leading professional teams across a large organisation.
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 is essential along with a proven track record in establishing strong partnerships and collaboration with academic institutions and external organisations to build improvement and innovation and leadership capability.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
- Knowledge of New Zealand health legislation and sector
- Significant experience and expertise in leading the development and implementation of improvement and innovation training strategies/frameworks and programmes
- Experience and expertise in leading highly skilled, high performing and engaged management and professional teams in a multi-faceted and demanding environment, leading improvement and innovation teams, building capability and leadership and lifting performance of teams/unitsProven experience navigating change and transformation in complex environments, bringing people along with the vision
- An ability to work within and across matrixed and interconnected teams to deliver work and achieve group objectives and outcomes
- Experience developing and implementing effective group strategies and work plans that deliver on organisational objectives
- Experience and skills in leading the development and establishment of collaborations and relationships with national and international organisations to advance improvement, innnovation and leadership
- A graduate and/or postgraduate qualification in an area relevant to health leadership improvement and innovation, or comparable experience working at a management level.
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 Kim Madden firstname.lastname@example.org
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||Group Manager I&I C&IC_Position Profile.pdf (PDF, 244KB)
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