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Category: HR Advisor - Generalist
Region: Nelson

Workforce Planning Advisor - NMDHB


  • Lead workforce planning for Nelson Marlborough Health
  • Be at the forefront of innovation in the health sector
  • Full time / Fixed Term project role until May 2021

Ngā mōhiohio e pā hānga ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

This new position is key to significant change that is anticipated in delivery of health services for the future.  Evolving models of care are the impetus for this change. This role will be instrumental in charting a course for how jobs, teams and ways of working will develop in the coming years.

Reporting to the GM People and Capability, you will lead workforce planning, with a focus on DHB’s models of care initiatives.  You will develop a plan that identifies the current workforce, the impact of the models of care initiatives and workforce of the future required to enable these initiatives.  This planning will need to have regard for the wider context of the workforce needs, trends and challenges facing the DHB and the health sector generally.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

We are looking for someone with a passion for workforce planning, who wants to partner with the business to grow organisational capability.  You may have broader HR or OD experience, or be a planning and operations professional.  An ability to understand the people impacts of change is essential to this role, as is an ability to analyse, create plans and support implementation.

If you are proactive, engaging and motivated with experience in workforce planning, or related activity, and are up for the challenge, we would love to hear from you! If you would like to know more, give Trish Casey - GM People and Capability a call on 027 442 2311.

This role may be based in Nelson or Blenheim and will require some travel across the Nelson Marlborough district. 

Tā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.

Ref: N20-058

Applications close: Sunday 1 March