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Project Specialist - P&C

Canterbury District Health Board
Job Category:
Policy & analysis
Canterbury - Christchurch
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Permanent, full-time role within our people and capability team
  • Deliver business critical applications to one of NZ's largest employers
  • Work in the heart of the city

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

Canterbury DHB is one of the largest employers in New Zealand and we're looking for someone remarkable to join our People Analytics team. We want to better understand our workforce, so we can make data driven decisions about how we can better support them.

As part of the Programmes and Insights team you'll be delivering projects centred on making work, work better across our diverse workforce. It also supports our operational and HR leaders to understand our workforce and how it's changing.

The Role: Where you fit in

The Project Specialist - Business Analyst is responsible for working with the Core People Operations Leads to provide a level of service excellence across all operational processes and procedures whilst maintaining the development and delivery of the Core People Operations work plan.

In this role, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Supporting People and Capability Core People Operations development, ensuring processes are efficient and effective and maintenance of processes and procedures is aligned with best practice controls
  • Supporting People and Capability HRIS development, ensuring processes are efficient and effective and maintenance of systems is aligned with best practice controls
  • Working with the Core People Operations Team Leads and team members to identify service improvements and agree and implement improvement programmes and plans as required
  • Ensuring data quality is high and systems data is appropriately managed and maintained
  • Supporting and working closely with the Team Leads to ensure outcomes are achieved as we implement our programme of change.
  • Undertaking analysis and prepare proposals, reporting and analytics as required and as agreed with the Head of Core People Operations

Your skills will include the following:

  • Extensive business support and analysis experience in a large organisation
  • The ability to quickly develop and maintain relationships with a broad range of people
  • Ideally at least five years' business process/technology experience
  • Strong communication skills - the ability to communicate variety of stakeholders from governance through to end users also external with vendors
  • An analytical background
  • Working knowledge of programming, system design, IT infrastructure and database concepts, especially as they apply in an HRIS context.
  • Knowledge of health environments would be preferable

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

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