The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) is looking for a motivated and dedicated individual to join our team! The Deputy Director for the Division of Planning and Operations (DPO) reports directly to the Director of ADHS and is responsible for overseeing the following Department areas: information technology, business and financial services, procurement, budgeting, audit and investigations, facilities management, human resources, and workforce development. This Division serves the entire agency with essential business functions to promote Health and Wellness for all Arizonans. The guiding philosophy for the Division is to provide these services as effectively and efficiently as possible, and to do so in a manner that engages our internal and external colleagues while providing excellent customer service.
All Arizona State employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
Ensuring effective and efficient administration of the operations of the Department and providing direction and oversight for Assistant Directors and Administrators within DPO
Planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and staffing the information technology, business and fiscal operations, and human resources areas of the Department
Evaluating business processes and progress measurement and developing and implementing programs to improve the way business is conducted
Ensuring continuity of operations
Establishing and implementing Division specific, actionable and quantitative strategic plans that align with agency priorities and monitoring to ensure the execution of those plans
Planning and implementing programs to ensure appropriate evaluation, development and mentoring of Department staff; ensuring staff are qualified and trained to do their jobs
Encouraging a culture that promotes professionalism, excellence, collaboration, empowerment and accountability, initiative and risk- taking, results orientation and a customer service focus
Developing, independently and in coordination with the Director and other senior managers, policy direction for the operation of the Department
Representing the Director and/or Department at a variety of meetings, including those with the executive branch, legislative branch, other state agencies, and stakeholder/community partners
Establishing personal and professional credibility, gaining respect and building trust with the Director, senior management team, employees and stakeholders
Collaborating with other agencies and community partners