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Application Specialist, IT Enable New Zealand (VID: 5736)

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Location: Enable Palmerston North
Service: Enable NZ - Enable NZ - IT Team
Position Type: Administration
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 26/09/2021
MidCentral District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
Enable New Zealand is one of the largest provider of support services across the health, rehabilitation and disability sector for the provision of equipment, housing and vehicle modifications holding regional and national contracts with the Ministry of Health, ACC and District Health Boards. Enable New Zealand is an operating division of MidCentral District Health Board.  Our head office is located in Palmerston North, with sites in Christchurch and Hamilton.
The Opportunity
The role purpose is to develop and support core technology systems and integration of our as-a-service platforms, end user compute services, meeting room technology, web services and mobile device management. We are looking for someone with Minimum of 3 – 4 years of technical expertise, specifically in SQL Query/SQL Server Administration/ HTML/ MS Dynamics CRM/Field Service. Knowledge of ERP systems and broad business and accounting processes (invoicing, purchase orders, etc) would be advantageous.
Key Accountabilities
  • Application configuration and data maintenance
  • Managing internal and external stakeholders to ensure delivery of quality solutions
  • Managing and minimising the impacts of incidents and problems on the business and the prevention of reoccurrence of errors
  • Management of features and configuration changes
  • Monitoring and forecasting user demand.
What you’ll bring
  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science or in a related field required
  • Previous IT experience as a senior application specialist or application engineer
  • Practical experience in adopting and using cloud-based applications
  • Ability to train and coach staff in new technology implementations
  • Ability to interpret, analyse and apply statistical information
  • Experience working with and setting up cloud-based platforms
  • Knowledge and experience in digital and social media technology
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.  This includes customer requirement assessments, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction
What you’ll bring
Reporting directly to the Director – Information Technology, you will be part of a positive and productive working environment, driven by values and a people-centred culture.
For more information in regards to this role please contact Sarawanan Nandhakumar, Director – Information Technology.
MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website.

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.


For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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