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Infrastructure Programme Manager, Facilities & Estate Management (VID: 6666)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Management
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 23/06/2023
This is a unique opportunity for an energetic and resourceful Infrastructure Programme Manager to be part of a major hospital development programme which will serve generations to come.  You will work with a passionate and committed team to drive improvements in the way we deliver our services.
  • Be part of major hospital redevelopment programme for future generations
  • A key and exciting opportunity to challenge the status quo, think laterally and develop strategical tactical solutions
  • Transform the way infrastructure services are designed and delivered.

We are seeking someone who can challenge the status quo and develop tactical solutions and scope a range of projects to advance the implementation of our infrastructure roadmap.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Contributing to the development of a 10 year development plan and operational capital planning 
  • Scoping programmes of work to advance the organisation’s Infrastructure Strategy.
  • Maintaining strong governance across the programme of work to ensure that all major projects are joined up and focus on the priority areas.  
  • Leading and championing strong asset management planning.
  • Acting as a champion for continuous improvement. Scrutinising and challenging all projects, ensuring continuous improvement acts as a key driver and measurable outcome.
  • Providing professional advice and consultation for building/infrastructure planning and design of improvements and capital construction projects.
To be successful you will need the following:
  • Qualifications and/or significant experience in technical project management
  • At least five years’ experience in managing a variety of large and complex projects with a strong business focus, including identifying the processes needed to get things done and organising people and resources to achieve objectives.
  • A proven track record of delivering quality solutions that meet the business and consumer requirements and provide fully realised benefits, to an agreed schedule and within budget.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build and enhance successful relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strength in well-judged problem solving and decision-making in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective reasoning skills; thinks laterally across multiple initiatives and workstreams.
  • Remains cool and collected under pressure and can be counted on to hold things together when the unexpected happens.
  • Can work effectively in ambiguous situations and is comfortable managing risk and uncertainty.
Come and join us!
MidCentral offers a supportive work environment that accepts and values all employees. 
MidCentral region offers an excellent lifestyle for families with scenic spots for hiking and mountain-biking, great schools and tertiary institutions.  With the mountains, city and sea at your doorstep, you’ll get to taste the best of both worlds – the perfect blend of rural and city living.
• An encouraging learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
• A professional and supportive culture and team setting
• Fulfilling and challenging work with great lifestyle options
• Tailored wellness programmes
How to apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (by submitting your cover letter and CV), please click “APPLY NOW.”  For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal.
For more information – Please contact Maree Loynes, Recruitment Specialist (Allied Health) on 0273841708 or Email

MidCentral requires ALL employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the first booster vaccination). We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria. 

Some positions are defined as a Core Children’s worker under the Children’s Act and require full safety checks completed before employment commences.
We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidate is found before the expiry date.
We strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We aim to develop a diverse team that reflects the communities that we serve and we welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations and accessibility needs.
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

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