Health Systems Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 29-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF1910084
  • Job Title: Health Systems Manager
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What you will do

The Health Systems Manager is a senior member of the Directorate Health Business Performance, managing business information systems and providing health information when requested. 

The role of the Health Systems Manager is to ensure that our Health Information systems are maintained and well managed, fit-for-purpose, customer focused, and deliver what is required in a multi-disciplinary health care environment. 

You’ll lead a Health Systems team and oversee their development, work planning, coordination, and day to day personnel administration.  You will also be a trusted advisor for the Director Health Business Performance, and other Defence Health leaders. 
The Health Systems team will provide support to key Defence Health projects which will underpin health service delivery. There will also be a strong focus on enabling the Defence Health Performance Framework.

What we need
Your leadership skills and sound knowledge of the NZ Health Sector and health information/practice management systems, as well as demonstrable experience with the effective use of business support systems and reporting tools.  

  • You’ll have excellent communication skills with the ability to turn technical data and information into valuable information for non-technical users, and have a good grasp on statistical theory application (ideally within a health environment);
  • You’ll have the ability to establish and maintain support processes in line with the ITIL framework, and be experienced in managing a functional support team providing level 1 and level 2 support to users;
  • To back this up, you’ll ideally have skills in project management and experience in managing business requirements to implementation, and a relevant ICT tertiary qualification or an applied statistical tertiary qualification, with significant ICT exposure and knowledge. 

Who we are

The role of Defence Health is to ensure a better, stronger and healthier NZDF by:

  • Maximising the health of the operational Force;
  • Creating a deployable health capability that can go anywhere, anytime with flexibility and agility;
  • Providing robust benchmarked military health governance to the Force.

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.  

Why Us

In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with: 

  • Great benefits for you and your family;
  • Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year;
  • Flexible working environment and positive culture;
  • Opportunities for career development. 

How to Apply

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information contact, quoting NZDF-1910084.
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Tuesday 12 November 2019.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.