Laboratory Information System (LIS) Manager

You can be part of the Health Industry!

Join our Canterbury Health Laboratory (CHL) Department, where you will be a central and strategic link between the Information Service Group and the Laboratory, to drive strategic decisions.

Mō te tūnga | About the Role

In this role, you will be involved in collaborating with the Information Services Group (ISG) to ensure delivery, support and development of the Information System. You will strategically manage a team to ensure effective support to the Laboratory staff. As you will be part of the leadership team you will work closely with the Laboratory leadership team to drive strategic and operational initiatives.

Pehea | About You

We are looking for someone who is able to be the critical link between the ISG Department and CHL, which involves the ability to be agile and work with different sectors as well as clinical and non-clinical professionals. You should have an eye for innovation and a passion to build growth within this sector. If you embrace change then this environment may be very suitable.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and Experience

This role requires the following:

  • Information Service qualification and/or equivalent experience
  • Project management and/or Information Service experience
  • Financial or budgetary management skills
  • Leadership skills and experience
  • Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Strategic ability

Mō mātou | About Us

“Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do”

We are committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations. We believe in improving, promoting, and protecting the health and well-being of the Canterbury the West Coast community.

The culture at Canterbury District Health Board, is driven by our ā Mātou Uara (Our Value​​​​​​​s):

  • Care and respect for others - Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata.
  • Integrity in all we do - Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono.
  • Responsibility for outcomes - Te Takohanga i ngā hua

Huanga | Benefits of working at Te Whatu Ora [Health NZ]

When you work at the Te Whatu Ora [Health NZ], you are part of a wider whānau that will support you along your journey. We offer great coaching, mentoring and learning outcomes for all staff. We are always improving our facilities across all campuses and have amazing discounts from select retailers, restaurants and business.

At the Te Whatu Ora [Health NZ], you are part of something greater then yourself and encouraged to your uniquely self.

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

Only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted, therefore apply directly on our career site hereContact us on for additional information.

We have a range of clinical and non-clinical roles at Te Whatu Ora [Health NZ], there could be a place for you!

Please visit our careers website for other roles and find your ideal fit within the Te Whatu Ora [Health NZ],

The Future of the Health Industry

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19.  It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable.  Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.  The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.

Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!


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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: PC2176507

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Wednesday 5th October