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Coordinator - Inventory & Distribution New Zealand

New Zealand Government

New Zealand Government New Zealand New Zealand

1 month ago

Coordinator - Inventory & Distribution at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato

Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital

The details: Fixed-term, Parental leave cover until mid December - 40 Hours per week

Te whiwhinga mahi| The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Coordinator with proven stock management experience to join our inventory and distribution team.You will be the go to person on a daily basis to ensure that the necessary inventory and distribution tasks are allocated and completed in a timely manner. You will achieve this with your excellent customer service skills, by accurately processing, picking and delivering orders, and completing other essential inventory management tasks. This role reports to the Logistics Manager and an important part of the role will be supporting the manager as and when required.

(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora - Waikato website.)

This is an excellent opportunity to join... a large (70 - 80+) Supply Chain function that supports the delivery of health services for our community within a 24/7 environment. You will be joining the organisation at an exciting period of change, which provides the ideal candidate with the chance to directly contribute to our transformation agenda, engaging with the team to deliver services that have a direct impact on clinical care and the clinical services delivered to our patients.

You will need to have worked in a supply chain environment and have a solid understanding of stores processes and activities. You will need to be a self-starter with high attention to detail who can prioritise their own workload.

Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:

Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi

End to end process understanding of a supply chain

Experience in a customer service environment

Ability to engage people working with them in an open and supportive way

Good written and verbal communications skills

Experience in process improvement

Well-developed knowledge of ERP software applications

Thorough knowledge of the MS Office suite

Whakamana – Give and earn respect

Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me

Whakapakari – Growing the good

It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.

We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.

Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.

Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.

We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.

A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.

Employer: Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato

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