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Position Title: Project Manager – Holidays Act
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE - 40 hours a week
Date Posted: 18/12/2019
Application Closing Date: 19/01/2020 11PM
Job #: 060434
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Project Manager – Holidays Act

  • 1 year fixed term commencing January 2020
  • Based at Wakari, Dunedin About the Opportunity


About the Opportunity

This new fixed term position will lead the development, maintenance and delivery of SDHB’s Holidays Act review project. Ensuring that the project is completed in line with the National framework & baseline document, and that all relevant stakeholders are kept up to date and informed will be key accountabilities. To ensure this project is successful we need an experienced Project Manager who can hit the ground running.

The Project Manager performs a vital role, reading and motivating the internal DHB programme team to ensure that key milestones are met, stakeholders and the programme team are fully informed of progress and that progress is on track. Reporting to the business sponsor (the Executive Director Finance, Procurement and Facilities) and working closely with our Payroll Manager, you will also contribute to, maintain and monitor standard project management processes and report to the Steering Committee and National Project Team in a timely fashion.


Our ideal candidate?

This is not a step up role. To set us up to meet the project deliverables we need an experienced pair of hands with demonstrated success delivering a project of similar scale and complexity. The ability to get people on board including stakeholders and your own team will be critical. You are resilient, results focused and able to self-manage in an ever changing environment.

About Us

Based up at our Wakari site with unlimited free parking on site, subsidised childcare and away from the hustle and bustle of the CBD, you’ll be joining a fun, dedicated team.

The 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. Our customers – patients, staff and communities - are at the forefront of everything we do.

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it 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 19 January 2020

For further information please contact Melvyn Lucas, Payroll Manager, Phone: (03) 034769330 or Email:

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