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Job opportunities:

Regional Programme Coordinator

Closes 4pm, Friday 6 March 2020

  • Challenging and rewarding health sector role
  • Help deliver services to regional DHBs
  • Full time, permanent, Wellington based. 

Our small team of regional planning and improvement managers is seeking a Programme Coordinator to help us work with our regional DHBs to implement regional programmes that will continuously improve health services to people who live in our region. 

Our team is committed to:

  • Being innovative thinkers and change agents within the sector
  • Improving equity of access and outcomes for people in our region
  • Building strong relationships and improving how we work alongside customers, stakeholders and communities
  • Keeping all staff and stakeholders captivated and feeling part of our business. 


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The Programme Cooridnator will play a critical role supporting our regional planning and improvement managers and the region programme by coordinating team planning, managing our regional quarterly reporting process, providing secretariat support, and providing support and coordination functions to our DHB customers. 

To be successful in this role you must:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification(s) or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience (minimum 5-years) working in a programme / project coordination role or similar, where planning and coordination of multiple and concurrent projects was a key component of the work.
  • Proven organisational skills along with the ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines whilst preserving the highest level of accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to relate to a wide range of people and genuine commitment to high of customers service.
  • Excellent analytical skills and information seeking abilities.

More details are available in the job description attached. You must have the ability to legally live and work in New Zealand.

Please apply by sending us your CV and cover letter using the apply button. 

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Stephanie Calder, Director - Regional Programmes at stephanie.calder@tas.health.nz.


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Venue and Facilities Administrator

Closes 4pm, Wednesday 4 March 2020

We have an opportunity for a Venue and Facilities Administrator to join our team. The role is solely responsible for overseeing, delivering and managing facilities at our Cambridge Tce office. It also supports the other facilities as required including our conference venue Front+Centre along with our other offices around NZ.  The other key functions are to provide support and operational services to our people at the Cambridge Tce office. To manage, coordinate and maintain the facilities maintenance, including safety and security compliance for the office. It’s also one of the first points of connection for Front+Centre venue coordination and technology support.


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To be successful in this role, you’ll:

  • Have proven skills and practical experience in customer service, venue coordination, administrative support
  • Be technology literate including proven skills in managing and preparing equipment required for electronic conferencing
  • Have experience in general administrative support, particularly in managing conference venues, scheduling meetings and conferences
  • Display great initiative, with proven ability to multi-task, and manage a high volume of work.

We offer a supportive and fun team environment with variety and challenge. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

More details are available in the job description attached. You must have the ability to legally live and work in New Zealand. 

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Jane Adcock on 027 541 1839 or email jane.adcock@tas.health.nz. 


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Taituarā Tumu Whakarae & Māori Workforce Lead

Closes 4pm, Friday 21 February 2020

Kia whakawaewae te korero, kia whakaringaringa te kupu

(Give your words legs to walk and hands to work).

  • A new and exciting opportunity to be part of a nationally focussed team
  • Supporting the work of Māori health leaders & accelerating the development of the future Māori health workforce
  • Full-time Permanent, Wellington based.

We are looking for Taituarā Tumu Whakarae & Māori Workforce Lead to join the Workforce Service team. The Workforce team is responsible for the provision of workforce planning and development on behalf of the 20 DHBs ensuring a strong strategic focus and linking with sector partners to ensure a whole-of-workforce/sector approach to workforce development, underpinned by the People Force 2025 Vision and the Four Workforce Principles.

As Taituarā Tumu Whakarae/Māori Workforce Lead you will be responsible for:

  • managing a range of diverse, future focussed workforce initiatives aimed at accelerating the development of the Māori health workforce.
  • Supporting Tumu Whakarae (District Health Boards General Managers Māori leaders deliver their annual work program and quarterly hui)
  • collaborate with key stakeholder groups to identify, scope and manage projects from concept to implementation.

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We welcome kai mahi with the experience in supporting high performing teams and workforce development with proven capability in the following areas to apply:

  • Values and practice guided by Tikanga with the required Te Reo Māori capability to enable this
  • A proven Te Tiriti o Waitangi based practitioner
  • A robust Te Ao Māori analysis
  • The ability to be an enabler high performance
  • The ability to hold a strong Kaupapa Māori position in the application of this role
  • Strong relationships management and values diverse experience
  • Managing complex projects
  • Building effective relationships
  • Facilitation and stakeholder management
  • Strong problem solving
  • Developing advice and guidance
  • Agility and resilience
  • Navigating in an ambiguous environment

The ideal person we are looking for needs to be values based, a proven enabler, motivated to excel in the core functions of this role in a way that is uplifting to colleagues and stakeholders you will be working with. Experience in a health-related setting is an advantage but not essential.

If this sounds like your next career move, then apply today. Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter using the apply button. 

More information about the role (including the specific skills required) and about working for TAS is available in the job description attached.

For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact Allison Plumridge on 027 292 9301 or email Allison at allison.plumridge@tas.health.nz.


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Collaboration and Governance Advisor

Closes 4pm,  28 February 2020

  • Opportunity to work alongside Senior Executive Groups
  • Work with a team to create a world class health system for Kiwis
  • Full time, Permanent, Wellington Based.

TAS works with the leaders and practitioners who plan, commission and provide health and social care.

We bring together sector experts with data analysis and health system insights, helping our customers make informed decisions and improve service planning and delivery. We also help build capability in the sector through education and training. Ultimately, it’s about working together to create a world class health system for Kiwis.

We are seeking a highly professional and experienced individual to join the Collaboration and Development team to provide executive level secretariat and governance support.

The Collaboration and Development team provides Governance and Secretariat support to a number of District Health Board (DHBs) Senior Executive Groups. Our role is to create an effective environment that allows DHB Executive Groups, both National and Central Region, the opportunity for an informed conversation that leads to quality decision-making.


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You will possess excellent written skills, able to meet deadlines, and are experienced at taking minutes and following up actions. The key to your success will be to ensure your work is planned, well-organised and proactively managed. You will have excellent verbal communication skills and be adept at working alongside senior executives to achieve their outcomes.

What we are looking for:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A talent for establishing constructive and effective relationships.
  • Resilience and to be reflective in your practice
  • An innate ability to actively listen and hear
  • An astute communicator
  • Advice that is backed up by a body of knowledge that can only come from experience
  • A background of working in SharePoint is desirable.

We are looking for individuals who appreciate the current challenges the health sector faces, and have the skills, acuity and approach to add value to the health service. Ideally you will have experience within the health sector.

You must have the ability to legally live and work in New Zealand.

Ideally, you will have experience within the health sector. If you are confident, results-focused and are a team player, we would like to hear from you. Please apply by sending us your CV and a covering letter using the apply button.

For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity please call Deb Mulliss on (04) 803 5810.


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 Venue & Facilities Assistant

Closes 4pm, Friday 21 February 2020

  • Permanent, Full time, based in Wellington
  • Kick-start your career in events planning and coordination
  • Build confidence in relating and dealing with people from different levels of the organisation.

TAS is a professional services organisation that provides a range of strategic, advisory and programme management services to the health sector. Our areas of expertise include strategic planning and collaboration services, data analysis and insights, audit and assurance, strategic workforce services, and education and training.  Our team is united by our passion to help our customers deliver the best healthcare they can for all New Zealanders. Aspiration, courage, professionalism and integrity are the values we hold true.

We have an opportunity for a Venue & Facilities Assistant to be part of the team involved in the successful and smooth running of Front + Centre, our busy meeting and collaboration space. In this role, you will be responsible for delighting our stakeholders, external and internal venue customers with excellent facilities operation and service.  You will always be maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness of our venue.


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We are looking for someone who is a people person with a positive disposition, flexible, enthusiastic and keen to help wherever needed. 

To be successful for this role you must demonstrate experience on the following areas:

  • Excellence customer service and facilities operation
  • Ability to maintain a professional standard of behaviour
  • Calm under pressure while being friendly and approachable
  • Ability to think on one’s feet, manage multiple and conflicting priorities while meeting the day to day deadlines
  • Technology literate and able to solve common technical problems such as telephone and conferencing equipment and software issues. 

The role requires someone who can work from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm and with some flexibility work occasionally cover after-hours events when required.

More details are available in the job description attached.  You can also take a look at the Front + Centre website frontandcentre.co.nz. To see what we are all about.  You must have the ability to legally live and work in New Zealand. 

We can offer you the opportunity to join a fun, collaborative and hard-working team and enjoy a positive working environment.  If this is you, we are keen to hear from you. Please apply by sending us your CV and a covering letter to TAS Recruitment. 

For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity please contact Jane Adcock on 027 541 1839 or email Jane.Adcock@tas.health.nz​ 


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Integrated Support Manager -  IT Services

Closes 12pm, Friday 21 February 2020

  • Exciting health IT leadership opportunity
  • Ownership of Operations and Support
  • Full time, permanent, Wellington based. 

The Information Technology (IT) Services group is a key business group within TAS that ensures there are consistent standards, policies, process and discipline across critical IT Services delivered to internal and external customers. 

We are looking for seasoned operations and support leader, experienced in core Infrastructure and application operations and support processes and disciplines. We are bringing together two existing teams into a single operations and support group servicing both our external DHB customers and internal TAS users. The Integrated Support Manager will lead the formation of the new team integrating the processes of both while building an excellent customer focused culture.


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This is a challenging role that owns IT operations and infrastructure and application support for a set of critical 24x7 services provided to the Central region DHB's as well as Desktop, Application, and Infrastructure support for internal users. The Integrated Support Manager will:

  • Provide leadership and technical expertise to integrate systems and process in the IT support services. Offer effective and efficient IT support to internal and external customers and stakeholders
  • Provide tough leadership in the selection and application of integration patterns, technologies, tools, framework and approaches to existing and future direction of the IT integrated services and opportunities to develop the service
  • Manage the design, build and integration of the end-to-end IT support services as well as reviewing and analysing the life cycle of existing IT infrastrucuture and systems, and support and service delivery model to address present and future business requirements.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in information technology (computer science, engineering or similar field) or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience as IT Manager or similar role.
  • In-depth experience in managing people in the IT environment.
  • In-depth experience in infrastructure, systems, applications, networks and IT service integration.
  • Significant experience in implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications.
  • Financial skills including information technology cost control and optimisation of resources.
  • Excellent communication abilities (verbal, written and presentation) and report writing skills, as well as simply presenting complex ideas to technically-minded employees and non-technical colleagues.
  • Successful leadership experience in customer and service delivery and realising stakeholder value.
  • Analytical mindset to develop and utilize reliable metrics to implement innovation and improvement in the IT Services.
  • Proven ability to understand and proactively manage complex relationships, often in a political or public sector environment.
  • 10+ years’ experience in the health sector/healthcare IT environment or similar.
  • Experience in the health sector and knowledge and understanding of the health sector’s systems and processes is preferred and will be a significant advantage.

More details are available in the job description attached. You must have the ability to legally work and live in New Zealand. 

Please apply by sending your CV and covering letter to TAS Recruitment. 

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Wayne Woodfield, CIO and Director IT Services on 027 440 0432.


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Last updated: 21/2/20