Portfolio Manager - Workforce at Te Whatu Ora, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
It's not very often something happens that's big; like, really big. Big to the point 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 about to change 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
This position will ensure that Te Whatu Ora - Health Workforce achieves the best value and desired outputs from the organisations contracted activity by negotiating and managing a portfolio of contracts over their expected life cycle.
The Portfolio Manager is required to plan and develop Te Whatu Ora workforce education and training service specifications and contracts in consultation with relevant teams across Te Whatu Ora, Te Aka Whai Ora and Manatū Haoura. The Portfolio Manager is also required to manage provider relationships, lead contract negotiation, and manage all reporting and monitoring for services with providers. Through proactive contract management, performance monitoring and strategic oversight across portfolios the Portfolio Manager will assist with the successful delivery of contracts and required workforce strategy outcomes.
Mōu | About you
This dynamic role will require an experienced portfolio manager who can understand and implement procurement rules and processes in line with New Zealand Government procurement standards, and Te Whatu Ora contract management policies and processes. Couple this with your ability to build strong relationships and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders to provide strategic portfolio management and leadership that best supports the delivery of Te Whatu Ora's priorities and objectives.
The ideal candidate will lead and provide effective contract management services over the contract life cycle and provide oversight and management of contractual obligations. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the development and continuous improvement of processes, tools, and frameworks within the wider team to deliver workforce initiatives.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
- Knowledge of government procurement policy and processes
- Experience in contract procurement, negotiation, implementation, governance and performance management
- A successful track record in the development of service contracting, including an understanding of outcome-based contracts
- Critical thinking, sound judgement and the ability to analyse information and data, develop options and think strategically
- Significant experience managing relationships at different levels with a variety of key stakeholders
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.
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 29th November. If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact Samantha van der Merwe on email@example.com
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Category:||Accounting & finance|
|Attachment:||HNZ-Position-Description-Portfolio Manager Nov 2022 (2).pdf (PDF, 223KB)
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