Senior Portfolio Manager NASO

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Policy and Advisory
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 23-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: MOH/1396717A
  • Job Title: Senior Portfolio Manager NASO
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  • Summary:
  • Lead local and national ambulance improvement projects
  • Bring your skills in managing contracts and future service planning
  • Wellington location


The Senior Portfolio Manager is responsible for managing a portfolio of service improvement activities and projects, supporting the contract managers by taking the lead on service issues including planning and development of DHB and Non-Government Organisation services provision.

This position sits within the Health System Improvement and Innovation Directorate which supports and promotes innovation and continuous system improvement through quality commissioning and policy, effective regulation and evidence-based decision making.

The role of Senior Portfolio Manager is an existing role that is responsible for:

  • Ambulance service issues and improvement projects, local and national
  • Support for contract managers to improve provider performance management
  • New service model design and implementation
  • Use of data to manage contract compliance and future service planning
  • Relationships building with stakeholders and service providers.

To be successful, we are looking for your skills in service improvement and excellent network and relationship management skills. It is essential that you have experience in the Health sector.

As kaitiaki of our health and disability system, the Ministry of Health is here to ensure all New Zealanders are being well served – and that work is incredibly rewarding.

To ensure we can deliver on the Government’s priorities and wellbeing goals and make Aotearoa New Zealand’s health system more equitable, we’ve made some organisational changes to ensure we have the right structures, capability and culture.

If you’re keen to put your skills to use for the wellbeing of all New Zealanders, this role is one of a number of exciting new positions becoming available. 

You will find a copy of the Position Description attached or online at

For further information, contact  Please click Apply for this Job to upload your CV and cover letter.

Advertising for this role closes on 6 November 2019


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