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Executive Director Strategy, Investment and Transformation (H20_3530)

Waikato District Health Board serves a population of over 400,000 people and also provides tertiary-level services to the Midland Region, with a population of over 840,000. Waikato DHB has the fifth largest of the country's DHBs by population. The principal iwi (Māori tribal groups) in the Waikato DHB district are Hauraki, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Raukawa, and Waikato. Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Whanganui iwi groups also reside within the district and a significant number of Māori living here affiliate to iwi outside the district.

There are 10 territorial local authorities within Waikato DHB boundaries – Hamilton City, Hauraki, Matamata-Piako, Otorohanga, (part of) Ruapehu, South Waikato, Thames-Coromandel, Waikato, Waipa, and Waitomo.

The DHB provides direct hospital and healthcare services to the district at:

  • five hospital sites including a tertiary teaching hospital (Waikato Hospital in Hamilton), a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Tokoroa, Te Kuiti and Taumarunui
  • two continuing care facilities
  • community based services
  • population health services

The DHB also works in partnership with non-government organisations (NGOs), primary health care organisations (PHOs), pharmacies and laboratories to provide community services.

The role of Executive Director Strategy, Investment and Transformation, Waikato DHB is an exciting opportunity to optimise organisation level strategy, infrastructure investment and service transformation decision making and frameworks.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Executive Director Strategy, Investment and Transformation will deliver organisational strategic objectives with specific accountability for all Strategy, Investment and Transformation.

The Executive Director Strategy, Investment and Transformation will also lead and direct the development of strategy, design, delivery and maintenance of effective Strategy, Investment and Transformation goals that enable performance within Waikato DHB. The Executive Director will play a leading role in enabling the DHB to transform the culture and capability of the organisation to deliver better health outcomes.


We invite qualified candidates to contact Principal Consultants: Paul Ingle or Lynette Boerth for a confidential discussion.

Paul on M: +61 (0)402 796 125 or via email pingle@hardygroupintl.com

Lynette on M:+61 (0)431 293 861 or via email lboerth@hardygroupintl.com

Applications Close: 05/12/2020