Portfolio Manager, North

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Porfolio/Contract/Relationship Management
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 08-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: MOH/1432030
  • Job Title: Portfolio Manager, North
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  • Summary:
  • Fixed term position covering parental leave until October 2020
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to make a real difference to people with disabilities and their families?
  • Auckland based


This is an exciting opportunity to make real impact in community based services for people with disabilities and their families.


The overall purpose of the position is to negotiate and manage contracts for disability support services within national purchasing and pricing frameworks and to promote quality consumer-focused services being provided by effective and constructive provider and service user relationships.


As Portfolio Manager you’ll:

  • Negotiate and manage a  portfolio of service contracts within the Ministry’s purchasing and pricing frameworks and nationwide service frameworks in order to ensure consumer-focused services
  • Manage the implementation and roll out of service improvements within the portfolio, including a key consultation role with sector
  • Establish and maintain effective provider and service user relationships
  • Work with the Quality team to ensure the quality and effectiveness of services provided is monitored and maintained


We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person with a positive attitude who can demonstrate and implement innovative ideas.  The successful individual will enjoy taking on a challenge, being part of a team, and be effective at negotiation and creating positive relationships. We are looking for someone who has experience working within the health and disability sector, has contract and project management experience, skills in problem solving, has experience and understanding of purchasing and pricing frameworks, can articulate and present information confidently to external groups, and has a passion for high standards.


The team sits within the Disability Directorate which provides leadership and stewardship to the disability sector to ensure an equitable, fair and consistent disability system. If you’re passionate about contributing to positive health outcomes for New Zealanders with disabilities then we’d like to hear from you.  


The Ministry of Health is the kaitiaki of the health and disability system in New Zealand.  We are responsible for providing active stewardship and leadership across the nations health and disability system.  We ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live. 


We have embarked on a transformational change programme which is creating some exciting career opportunities.  If you would like to contribute to the important work that we do, please join us.


You will find a copy of the Position Description attached or online at careers.health.govt.nz. For further information, contact recruitment@health.govt.nz.  

Please click Apply for this Job to upload your CV and cover letter.

Advertising for this role closes on Friday, 22 November 2019.


We encourage diversity and inclusion at the Ministry of Health and are committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures.  In particular, we want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, so the recruitment process is fair and equitable for all.  Therefore, please let us know if there is any support we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you.  You can contact us at recruitment@health.govt.nz if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.