Project Manager, Improvement Programmes - Wellington

·         Wellington based

·         Full-time

·         Fixed Term (maternity leave cover until May 2020)


Ngākau tuwhera | Open

Te tāpiri uara | Adding value

Whakahohe | Energising

Mō te iwi | It's about people

Kotahitanga | Together


The Commission is looking for an experienced project manager to support our national quality improvement work in hospitals, focusing mainly on infection prevention improvements.   

The role will ensure that programmes are planned, developed, documented and delivered on time and within budget, using best practice project management approaches.   

To be successful in this key role, you will need to have excellent communication and writing skills and be able to:

·         lead and manage multiple tasks and priorities

·         plan, coordinate and monitor programme activity

·         effectively manage relationships across diverse stakeholders

·         drive and deliver results

·         maintain records, for monitoring, SOI, audit and tracking purposes, and meeting decisions and actions

·         write papers relating to projects being managed.

You are likely to have a relevant tertiary/management qualification or equivalent experience.  Previous experience in a project management role within the health or government sector would be highly beneficial.

This is your opportunity to join a dedicated and high performing team where the best care of people is central to the work we do.  If you meet the above criteria and have a relevant tertiary qualification, apply now.  You will work with a great team and will get all the support required to succeed in this role.

We welcome applications from people with a proven track record of engaging effectively with Māori communities.  A knowledge of te reo me ona tikanga would be highly regarded.

If you wish to discuss this role further, please contact Gary Tonkin on 022 167 9686

The position description and the application form for the role may be downloaded from our website: http://www.hqsc.govt.nz/about-the-commission/our-people/vacancies.

This job vacancy expires Thurs, 21st March 2019