Southern District Health Board

Programme Manager - Infrastructure and Hospital Rebuild

Southern District Health Board

Government Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 25-09-2016


New Zealand

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Reference Number: 142554aa 

Location: Otago/Dunedin

Dunedin Based
Key Facilitation and Engagement Role
Shaping the Delivery of Healthcare Services

The Southern District Health Board (SDHB) has a staff of approximately 4,500 and are responsible for publicly funded health and hospital services in the Southland and Otago regions. In consultation with the Ministry of Health and Southern Partnership Group, the SDHB is preparing for the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital to meet the current and future needs of the region. Alongside this, four re-fit and upgrade projects are underway, while the longer term redevelopment programme of Dunedin Hospital is planned and carried out. 

Based in Dunedin and reporting to the CEO, this newly created executive role will lead the internal team supporting the large programmes of work associated with these development programmes. This critical planning and coordination role will lead the programme from within the DHB, overseeing a complex mix of work streams and leading the Dunedin hospital redevelopment planning and engagement process with key stakeholders. This role will work closely with multiple internal and external stakeholder groups, to facilitate and help shape what the future health services and hospital need to look like, in order to meet the needs of the Southern community. 

The successful candidate will have significant programme planning and governance experience with capital projects, preferably gained from within the public sector. Essential is the ability to ensure engagement with stakeholder groups, maintaining critical communications, reporting and information flows. This role requires a senior manager with proven ability to lead teams, facilitate key relationships and oversee multiple programmes ensuring high quality standards, deliverables and outcomes are achieved. 

This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to facilitate the build of modern and sustainable healthcare services and facilities to meet the needs of the Southern community. 

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV.  Applications close on 25 September 2016.  Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email. 

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For more information please phone Louise Green on +64 3 353 4367 (DDI)

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