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Transition Lead (Holidays Act)

Hawkes Bay District Health Board
Hastings Hastings, Hawke's Bay Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 13, 2024

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Full Time
Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

Permanent, Full-time

80 hours per fortnight (1.0 FTE)

Calling experienced Payroll Leaders!

This is an exciting opportunity to join Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora, Te Matau a Māui in the role of Transition Lead (Holidays Act). You will lead a tight-knit and passionate team of three direct reports, and have the opportunity to improve and initiate process and system advances. Work alongside a group of seasoned payroll professionals to help monitor payroll compliance.

Located in the sunny Hawkes Bay we live in pure paradise. We are known for award-winning food and wine, outstanding architecture, and warm balmy days surrounded by magnificent landscape.

In this role you will provide oversight and support to the payroll teams and stakeholders to ensure ongoing compliance with the Holidays Act, tax and any other legislative requirements.

If you are passionate about building a reputation for excellence in knowledge and delivery and are keen to work in a complex environment, we encourage you to apply and share your story with us.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Ensuring compliant configuration is maintained in the payroll systems
  • Providing training, coaching and support required for ongoing compliance
  • Provide specialist expertise to future Holidays Act activities such as terminations, remediations and transfers
  • Demonstrate performance improvement and efficiency
  • Ensure Collective Agreements are implemented correctly
  • Run regular audits to ensure the data held is up to date and accurate
  • Collaborate with the Payroll Manager to define standards and approaches for payroll processes
  • Contribute to continuous development initiatives to improve the quality of our payroll systems, processes and data

Our ideal candidate for this role will:
  • Proven leadership capability and management experience
  • A minimum 5 years payroll experience in the health sector
  • Have and maintain comprehensive knowledge of NZ payroll legislations and ensure compliance, particularly with the Holidays Act
  • Previous Holidays Act remediation and rectification experience
  • Experience working with Health NZ related MECAs, SECAs and IEA's
  • Knowledge of the Leader payroll system
  • Outstanding stakeholder management and relationship building skills
  • Have the ability to analyse data with excellent attention to detail and problem-solving focus
  • Be comfortable speaking up and calling things out when details aren't correct
  • Thrive under time pressures

If this sounds like you, review the Position Profile HERE and apply now!

Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora Te Matau a Māui Hawke's Bay in general encourages a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills and is passionate about caring for our community. As part of our team we will support, encourage and help you to develop your career with us.

We are committed to delivering and living our Health New Zealand values of He kauanuanu - Respect, Ākina - Improvement, Rāranga te tira- Teamwork and Tauwhiro - Care. You should be someone who has similar personal values.

Here at Hawke's Bay District, we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community. Hawkes Bay District is pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

We are proud of our team's diversity. We know the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce helps us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.


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