Director ICT at Te Whatu Ora, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Be part of the national transformation in Health
- Opportunity to thrive in a fast paced and dynamic environment
- Flexible working fully supported to balance your workplace and lifestyle
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
It's not very often something happens that's big enough that it will touch the lives of every single person in the motu. That's what we're talking about here. The provision of health services in Aotearoa, and how they are delivered, is changing in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora-Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora-Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of health services in Aotearoa for generations to come and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our whānau. Te Whatu Ora is ‘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. Join us in this mahi...
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Joining our Data and Digital team, you will drive a culture of connectedness and continuous improvement for systems and services responsible for, ensuring lifecycle management and development of roadmaps and availability management to meet service levels. You will ensure there is an ongoing collaborative partnership and meaningful engagement between Clinicians, Partners, Consumers, and Platforms to promote equitable outcomes.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Ensure there is a robust foundation that supports the scaling of innovation and digital transformation across the motu and that our digital tools ecosystem is interoperable, connecting new and existing systems.
- Ensure we have a technology roadmap and transformation plan which articulates our multi-year ambition, and that resource allocation and prioritisation and is based on clinical needs and roadmaps.
- Ensure that we are able to implement ambitious digital technologies and tools at pace while minimising technical debt.
- Provide leadership, management, delivery and support of national ITSM, and Service Desk function, Corporate applications (such as workspace and office productivity tools), all core infrastructure, workspace environment(s), integration platforms, API gateways, identity platforms, networks, telephony, cloud and storage spanning locality to national.
- Work collaboratively through partnerships with clinicians (including primary care) and key specialisations and professions, creating a digital landscape that crosses Te Aka Whai Ora, primary and secondary care.
- Work closely with others across the sector to ensure technology and services are accessible and usable for at all levels of the system and across the motu whilst enabling equity for māori, pacific and disabled communities.
Additionally, as a member of the Data and Digital Leadership team, the Director ICT contributes to the overall Data & Digital strategy. The top priority is to work in partnership with colleagues in Te Aka Whai Ora and across Te Whatu Ora to effect delivery of priorities, ensuring the ICT Team contributes effectively to all aspects of Te Whatu Ora and Te Tiriti o Waitangi in action, a commitment to action on equity and making a difference.
As the transition to the new system is currently underway, organisational design and implementation work will be on-going. The Director Data Services will help implement the operating model for Data and Digital and lead their teams through the associated change processes.
Mōu | About you
To thrive in our team, you will be a team player who can successfully develop, maintain and manage a wide range of internal and external relationships. You will bring along your experience leading large diverse teams through change and achieving improved results while navigating a highly nuanced and complex system.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience:
- Significant proven experience leading high performing teams, performing core ICT functions across large and complex organisations
- Proven experience developing and delivering ICT roadmaps and managing associated financials
- A commitment to biculturalism and willingness to take a stand to get equitable outcomes for Māori
- Strong business acumen and well-versed in current technological trends and familiar with a variety of business concepts.
- Proven strategic thinking, commitment to ongoing continuing development, and a genuine interest in leadership
- Experience of working in a politically sensitive, and confidential/secure environment with access to sensitive information
- Proven experience in successfully developing and maintaining a structured approach to managing a wide range of stakeholder and professional relationships both internally and externally
- Excellent oral and written communication, with the ability to communicate to a variety of stakeholders and business units
Previous experience operating at an executive level of IT delivery within large public facing multi-faceted or complex environment with multiple consumer and political interests and expectations, ideally within the Health sector, would be beneficial.
This role requires and/or would benefit from the following
- An understanding of the significance of and obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, including how to apply Te Tiriti principles in a meaningful way in your role
- Competency with te ao Māori, tikanga, and te reo Māori or a willingness to learn and grow
Nau mai, uru mai | Come and join us
Te Whatu Ora is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and that means people from all the communities we serve being represented in our workforce. 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. At Te Whatu Ora we acknowledge and respect our people's diversity and spiritual needs, ensuring a safe workplace that is a whānau orientated and supportive environment. We particularly welcome applications from Māori, Pacific, disabled, and rainbow communities.
Te painga o te mahi tahi me matou | Benefits
This is a truly rewarding role where you will come to work each day making a difference, leading change, and creating capabilities across our health service. Te Whatu Ora supports flexible and hybrid working and offers learning and growth opportunities to staff.
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.
The applications closing date is midnight Wednesday 8th February 2023. If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact email@example.com
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Category:||IT & computing|
|Attachment:||Director ICT PD 202211.pdf (PDF, 231KB)
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