Senior Portfolio Manager - Gambling Harm at Ministry of Health, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Permanent position
- Based in Wellington (preferred)
Join today and help us work to ensure mental health and addiction services are strong, sustainable & safe for all New Zealanders.
Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team:
The Addiction Group works to ensure mental health and addiction services are strong, sustainable and safe for all New Zealanders.
The Addiction Group is responsible for implementing significant parts of the new Strategy to Prevent and Minimise Gambling Harm 2022/23 to 2024/25. This includes delivering a range of services, including public health and clinical intervention services, workforce development, research and evaluation and new services and innovations. As part of this new strategy, Health New Zealand will be procuring public service to prevent and minimise public health and clinical interventions, including specific supports for Māori, Pacific, and Asian populations.
We require an experienced Senior Portfolio Manager able to manage a portfolio of contracts, as well as lead commissioning projects for the implementation of wider services and investments funded under the Strategy. Capability in te ao Māori and Pacific cultures is highly desirable.
Te whainga poto o tēnei tūranga – What is the purpose of this position?
In this role you will provide high quality contract and relationship management, ensuring robust monitoring processes and supporting providers to deliver high quality Gambling Harm services. A key area of focus will be procuring, developing, implementing and monitoring services to achieve equitable access and outcomes. You will also work with key partners to provide advice that informs the implementation and delivery of broader programmes, and contribute to and/or lead work on machinery of government as required.
Ngā Pūkenga me ngā Wheako – Skills & Experience:
In order to be successful in this role:
- Highly motivated self-starter who is looking to work in a results focused environment which requires initiative, flexibility and confidence working with ambiguity
- Experience in commissing, including procurement, contract and relationship management
- Have strong written and oral communication skills
- Be able to quickly gain recognition as a trusted advisor on the alignment of programme strategy, people and processes, with the ability to manage relationships at all levels across organisations
- Have experience in coordinating projects and meeting deadlines
- Previous experience in supporting service redesign would be an advantage
- Have relevant tertiary qualifications or other relevant education
- You will thrive working in a team environment
Lived experience of mental health and addiction is welcomed.
Band 19G has a salary range of $119,550 - $159,400. Offered salary will be based on candidate skills and experience
Ngā uaratanga - Our Ministry values
The Ministry of Health is the kaitiaki of the health and disability system in New Zealand. We are responsible for providing active stewardship and leadership across the nation's health and disability system. We ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live.
Health New Zealand's and the Maori Health Authority's commitment to being a good employer
HNZ is committed to being a good employer and honouring our equal employment opportunity obligations. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we're working to improve care for, including those which have been historically underserved by the health system. We particularly welcome applications from Māori, Pacific people, disabled people, and the LGBTQI+ communities. We endeavour to provide flexible employee practices and conditions to support a healthy work-life balance, including part-time and flexible working arrangements.
You will find a copy of the Position Description attached or online at careers.health.govt.nz. Please click ‘Apply for this Job' to upload your CV and cover letter.
For further information regarding the role, please contact Lorraine Toppo, Senior Recruitment Advisor at email@example.com quoting reference number MOH/1639352
Advertising for this role closes on 3rd July 2022.
We encourage diversity and inclusion at Health New Zealand and are committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. In particular, we want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, so the recruitment process is fair and equitable for all. Therefore, please let us know if there is any support, we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you. You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or on +6444665318 if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.
This role falls within scope of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021. Proof of vaccination and adherence to the Order is a requirement of this role.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Health|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachment:||PD Senior Portfolio Manager Gambling Harm .pdf (PDF, 120KB)
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