Sector Portfolio Manager | Wellington

Sector Portfolio Manager

Posted on 10-Nov-2017
Application Close Date: 23-Nov-2017
Information Technology
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The Ministry of Health is the Government's principal advisor on health and disability policy.  Our job is to protect the health of New Zealanders and, through leadership of the health and disability system, we help New Zealanders to live well, stay well and get well.  We work with the health and disability sector to manage a programme of work that supports the Government's priorities.



The Technology and Digital Services (T&DS) business unit is responsible for delivery of technology and digital services to the Ministry of Health and the health and disability sector. T&DS works closely with the sector to develop its technology and digital services, strategies and initiatives. It regularly engages with DHBs, PHOs, NGOs, clinicians, industry partners, colleges, consumers, the Treasury and other government agencies, to name a few.

This is an exciting time to join T&DS as we embark on a new way of working to deliver high quality services that ultimately impact on our ability as an organisation to deliver on the New Zealand Health Strategy. 

We're on the hunt for a Sector Portfolio Manager to join our team!

As Sector Portfolio Manager, you'll be responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholder groups and relevant health sector networks and agencies to support and monitor the change management and implementation of health sector technology initiatives.

The position focuses on being the primary relationship manager with external parties and with a particular focus on the use of medicines information and digital services.

You will thrive in this challenging and exciting role while demonstrating your well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to foster good stakeholder relationships through consultation and partnership. You will impress with your ability to tailor complex messages to a range of audiences including clinical, government, senior management and the public. In addition, you will have an understanding of machinery of government and health system operation.


For further information about this position please contact Sarah Perry on 04 816 3332 or


The Ministry of Health is committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. All staff - regardless of gender, race, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious or ethical beliefs, political opinion or union affiliation - have access to equal employment opportunities. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workforce and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements.


Applications close 23 November 2017




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