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Chief Financial Officer (H20_3469)

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Financial, funding, corporate and commercials services
  • Executive Leadership

Undeniably one of the most stunning regions of New Zealand, the district of Northland is subtropical in climate, with an abundance of white sandy beaches, native bushland and jaw dropping scenery. A population of 190,000 plus people call it home.

The Northland District Health Board headquarters and main hospital are located in the city of Whangarei, with smaller hospitals in the Bay of Islands, Kaitaia and Dargaville. Northland District Health Board (NDHB) is a high performing Health Service purchaser and provider, operating in a complex environment within a large geographical area. Northland DHB has 3,416 staff and provide over 300 hospital beds and a broad range of health services across Northland. The DHB has successfully forged close partnerships with primary care, NGO’s and Māori health providers and continue to develop strong relationships and programmes with other socials sector agencies.

Leading with its values starts with Northland’s Executive Leadership Team. The values of People First, Caring, Respect, Excellence, Communication and ‘what matters most to patients and their whanau’ drives the future direction of the health service. Northland DHB’s mission is to work together with Northlanders in partnership with the Te Tiriti o Waitangi to

  • Improve population health and eliminate inequities
  • Improve patient experience
  • Live within its means

The organisation is now seeking to appoint a Chief Financial Officer to deliver a range of financial, funding, corporate and support services for Northland District Health Board (NDHB). As a member of the NDHB executive team you will be required to provide advice to the Chief Executive on all commercial services, projects and special initiatives, to represent NDHB and engage with and participate in shared services and projects at a regional and national level.

The ideal applicant will need to demonstrate the key capabilities, knowledge, and experience outlined in the attached role description along with:

  • Genuine value set aligned with the DHB’s mission and values
  • A track record of working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders across frontline and community services and partners resulting in aligned and positive outcomes
  • Executive financial and corporate services leadership preferably within a District Health Board / Network setting

The successful candidate will have experience in strategic executive leadership, organisational awareness, advanced communication skills, excellent judgement; and will have significant technical and professional knowledge.

Applications Close: 28/09/2020