Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) Project Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 days ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Otago
  • Date Advertised: 05-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/CA0ZGS
  • Job Title: Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) Project Manager
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  • Permanent, full-time position (1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week)
  • Guide, support and advise decision-makers about specific FF&E elements of the New Dunedin Hospital Project
  • Your chance to be involved in building healthcare for our region’s future

About the team

The New Dunedin Hospital Programme Management Office team works closely with SDHB staff, the Ministry of Health and the Health Planners and Architects involved with designing our new hospital. Our small team of eight consists of project managers who have their own areas of expertise, a Programme Director, Communications Advisor and Project Coordinator supporting the team. As the New Dunedin Hospital Programme grows and develops, our team will too.

About the role – what’s in it for me?

Reporting to the Programme Director, this crucial role will see you make a real difference to the delivery of healthcare services in the Southern region. This role is a unique opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to apply their planning and leadership skills in support of the changes to our healthcare system. We are now entering the design phase and are extending our team in order to take on the additional workload that this will involve.

The main responsibilities of this role include (but are not limited to):

  • lead SDHB’s New Dunedin Hospital Furniture, Fixtures and Equipments planning
  • establish and maintain key project FF&E artefacts, risk/issue management processes and change control
  • develop monitoring and reporting in partnership with the Ministry of Health’s FF&E team
  • develop and foster relationships with Executive leads on project-specific matters, ensuring they are supported to deliver quality results
  • support finance and procurement teams to develop plans and processes in relation to asset management and procurement.

About you

Our ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Strong project management experience, with a relevant qualification in a related field
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships with people at all levels
  • Previous asset management experience
  • The ability to effectively operate in a constantly changing environment
  • Proven experience of delivering results under strict timeframes

Knowledge of the healthcare system and hospital infrastructure would be extremely beneficial however we are open to candidates with a diverse background and skill set.

If you’re ready to join us and help design and build modern, sustainable healthcare services and facilities for our Southern population, we would love to hear from you.

About Southern DHB

Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing, skiing, hunting or fishing, theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

Closing date: Sunday, 22 March 2020.

Please note we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and if necessary withdraw the advertising at any time. If you are interested in this position, please do not delay! For further information please contact Tara Hobbs, Recruitment Advisor, Corporate and Women’s & Children’s Health Directorates Phone: (03) 470 9357 or Email:

Children’s Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: