Project Specialist Payroll and Rostering

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Canterbury
  • Date Advertised: 28-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/PC0760093
  • Job Title: Project Specialist Payroll and Rostering
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  • Summary:
  • Fixed-term role
  • Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Project Specialist

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

Canterbury and West Coast DHBs are looking for a Project Specialist: Payroll and Rostering to join their Holidays Act Compliance Programme; a large, multi-stage change programme. Like many NZ employers, the complexity of the Holidays Act has led to areas of non-compliance. The programme team are responsible for working with stakeholders to identify, understand and fix existing compliance issues. The programme will impact several business-critical areas of daily operation; payroll/rostering systems, employee data, operational working practises and contractual arrangements.

The Role: Where you fit in

In this role, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Providing expert knowledge in the fields of payroll and rostering best practise for the Holidays Act Compliance Programme
  • Being a channel of communication and collaboration between the Payroll and Rostering operational teams, Technology team and the programme
  • Working with key stakeholders to review current working practises and providing support and consultation in developing and implementing improvements

Your skills will include the following:

  • Being an expert in payroll and rostering practise with a high degree of self-knowledge
  • The ability to digest and understand existing institutional knowledge and practise quickly and accurately
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Sound ability to interpret business needs and contribute to the development of effective solutions
  • Ability to build effective relationships at all organisational levels, be customer focused and committed to quality outcomes
  • Be a team player and champion for open channels of communication and collaboration

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for deliver outcomes, and going about our work with integrity

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

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