System Development Manager

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Location: Hutt Valley & Wellington Regional Hospital

Contract: Permanent Full Time

Salary:    $105,000 - $120,000 pending skills & experience

About the role

The role of the System Development Lead in the Strategy Planning and Performance Mental Health and Addiction team is to develop and deliver on system development initiatives for a range of mental health and addiction services.

The role has a strong focus on equity and support for people with disability. Mental Health and Addiction. System Development Leaders provide senior level advice, facilitate, and drive the implementation of improved service delivery; combining system development and contract portfolio management. 

The role has significant scope to plan service design and implementation along with significant partners in a co design process. The role will create collaborative relationships with the other services and agencies, as well as provide guidance and support to system development advisers in the team. 


  • Plan and design services with Maori, Pacifica and lived experience partners
  • To plan and design services which address inequity and improve equity
  • Establish and maintain effective provider and community relationships with all partners
  • Develop and implement the SPP strategic approach/tactics to procurement 
  • Effectively manage contracts and monitor and report on provider performance 
  • Effectively manage all aspects of procurement processes and desired outcomes aligned with SPP goals
  • Lead the delivery of effective and innovative service integration –locally and across the sub-region
  • Work closely and collaboratively with other teams on system change and participating actively on sub-regional and local service development initiatives as appropriate
  • Effectively project manage assigned specific initiatives in the work programme
  • Drive and support the service development programme, and focus on ‘transformational’ local and sub-regional system change
  • Coordinate engagement with regional and national initiatives and entities, e.g. pharmacy as appropriate

About our organisation

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu. 

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. 

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples. and the Disability Community.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

How to apply

Applications close 7th February 2021 and can only be accepted when submitted through our CCDHB Careers Website. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: SS014-21

Location: Lower Hutt, Wellington

Closing Date: 7th February 2021