Current vacancies 

Project manager, mental health and addiction

  • Wellington or Auckland based

The Commission is looking for an experienced project manager who can effectively support the mental health and addiction quality improvement team to plan, develop, document and deliver their work programmes. The role will ensure that mental health and addiction quality improvement work programmes are managed in accordance with best practice project management approaches as well as being delivered on time and within budget.

To be successful in this key role, you will need to have excellent communication and writing skills and be able to:

  • lead and manage projects at a competent level, including multiple tasks and priorities
  • plan, coordinate and monitor programme activity
  • effectively manage relationships across diverse stakeholders
  • drive and deliver results
  • maintain records, for monitoring, statement of intent, audit and tracking purposes, and meeting decisions and actions
  • write papers relating to projects being managed.

You are likely to have a relevant tertiary/management qualification or equivalent experience.

The Commission is a stand-alone Crown entity with a Board responsible to the Minister of Health. The Commission is responsible for assisting providers across the whole health and disability sector, both private and public, to improve service safety and quality and therefore outcomes for all those who use these services in New Zealand. Read more about our values.

For further information contact Lisa Clyde on 021 248 8190 and to apply for the role please forward your CV, application form and a covering letter to Lisa Clyde at

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 28 May 2018.

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Last updated 16/05/2018