Manager Quality Safety & Vaccinator Authorisation - Prevention - NPHS at Te Whatu Ora, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- On offer is the opportunity to make a positive impact in an organisation that makes a difference to people's lives
- Contribute to transforming the future of health in this Manager, Quality, Safety and Vaccinator Authorisation 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 National Public Health Service (NPHS) within Te Whatu Ora, work towards Pae Ora (healthy futures) for all by engaging with the wider determinants that impact people's health, focusing on oranga/wellbeing, prevention, protection, and population-level intervention. We are connected across boundaries to deliver public health services that are nationally planned, regionally delivered and locally tailored.
We have a permanent, full-time Manager, Quality, Safety and Vaccinator Authorisation opportunity available to join our System Enablers & Engagement Group within the Prevention Directorate of NPHS. This role is critical in enabling the delivery of the NPHS strategic agenda for Pae Ora (Healthy Futures).
The Manager, Quality, Safety and Vaccinator Authorisation is responsible for providing operational leadership and support across the quality and monitoring, vaccine safety and vaccinator workforce portfolios. Our staffing in these portfolios ensure that quality frameworks, quality standards, operational standards, and tools for providers are developed and maintained to support safe and trusted delivery across our Screening and Immunisation programmes. The primary organisational impact outcome sought from this position is to ensure that robust clinical quality systems and processes are in place across the Prevention Directorate's Screening and Immunisation portfolio.
Mōu | About you
You are committed to creating an environment that empowers our employees to continually learn and evolve, enabling them to deliver responsive and trusted services. As an ambassador of our values, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the desired organisational culture. You will believe in the power of collaboration, where every team member can work together, think critically, plan strategically and contribute meaningfully to our shared goals. If you possess a strong ability to plan and contribute strategically activity build mutually beneficial partnerships and drive positive change, we invite you to apply.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
- A relevant tertiary degree with at least three years' experience working in the health system or other related field or significant and proven experience in similar roles the health or related NGO sector
- Strong knowledge and experience in business planning or performance management
- Able to demonstrate inclusive leadership and management skills able to maximise the quality and contributions of individuals and teams to drive outcomes
- Has the ability to monitor and analyse performance to ensure the quality of work, identify areas of improvement, problem solve, and make sound decisions to achieve goals
- Ability to think strategically and be agile and to solve problems through to resolution
- Demonstrates a desire to build constructive and effective relationships with stakeholders to build a sound understanding of their operational environment and context
- Some experience in the development and implementation of quality frameworks and standards is desired
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.
Tō mātou whakahaere ki te tika, te rerekētanga, me te whai wāhi mai |Our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
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.
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 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 tūranga i roto i Te Whatu Ora | Your place in Te Whatu Ora
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. 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 Elismha Lubbe email@example.com
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora
|Permanent Full time
|Position Profile Manager Quality Safety and Vaccinator Authorisation.pdf (PDF, 270KB)
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