Pacific Principal Analyst Team Lead - Pacific Public Health - NPHS at Te Whatu Ora, All Locations
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Join Te Whatu Ora at a key time of change where you will meaningfully contribute to our kaupapa of creating a more equitable, accessible, cohesive and people-centred health system. This is mahi that will improve the health and well-being of everyone in Aotearoa, and we've got an opportunity for you to be part of it.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Pacific Public Health directorate is a new function in the National Public Health Service designed to support and enable the wider National Public Health Service and Te Whatu Ora to succeed and empower Pacific Communities.
Principal Advisors are a senior advisory role within Te Whatu Ora, with strong subject matter expertise, writing and relationship skills capable of leading a portfolio of work. The primary purpose of this role is to:
- Lead the focus on Pacific within the Intelligence Directorate and deliver on the Pacific Public Health work programme.
- Support a strong partnership between the Pacific Public Health and Intelligence Directorates for the benefit of Pacific staff in the Intelligence Directorate.
- Take the lead on the development and application of Pacific principles and Pacific specific approaches and methodologies, as a leader in Pacific Health Directorate supporting the Intelligence Directorate and the wider organisation to achieve Pae Ora.
- Provide guidance to the Director of Intelligence, senior leadership team, and members of the Intelligence Directorate in the development and delivery of data, insights, and health intelligence products for and with Pacific communities, Pacific progivers and NGOs.
This is a full time permanent role reporting into the National Office.
Mōu | About you
You will provide Pacific Public Health leadership to the Intelligence Directorate that builds knowledge and awareness in Pacific communities to realise their well-being aspirations.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
- A relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. public health, epidemiology, informatics, or Pacific health, or equivalent experience
- Needs to draw on extensive specialised work experience typically supported with professional qualifications (10 - 15 years)
- Experience in applying critical thinking and using sound judgement to develop options and provide advice, particularly in leading complex or contentious policy work.
- Leadership experience, including designing and managing a portfolio of work, and resources.
- A preference for experience in working across multi-disciplinary teams.
Ka kawea e koe | You will bring:
- A commitment to being a good Te Tiriti partner in all your actions. This includes an understanding of the significance of and obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and the ability to apply Te Tiriti principles in a meaningful way in this role
- Competency with Pacific cultural protocols, and one or more Pacific languages or a commitment to starting your journey and taking ownership of your learning and growth
Ko te mahi e tika ana mō te ao hurihuri nei |Work that suits today's ever -changing world
Te Whatu Ora supports flexible and hybrid working for our kaimahi. In roles that don't require an in-person element, we encourage you to ‘work from where you are.' We want our national teams to be made up of diverse people from across the motu, just like our health system.
Nau mai, uru mai | Come and join us
When you join us, you become part of transforming the health system. This is a once in a life-time change,that will touch the lives of everyone in Aotearoa, and future generations.
Our name, Te Whatu Ora, means ‘the weaving of wellness'. Whatu is the combining together of people, resources, organisations, thoughts and actions for the betterment and wellbeing of all. Whatu is also a direct reference to the pupil of the eye, and the vision required of the new entity and system.
We are working towards a system that better meets the complex demands of a growing population, addresses the persistent inequalities experienced by Māori and ensures greater access, experience and outcomes for those traditionally not well served by the system – Māori, Pacific and Disabled People.
Tō mātou whakahaere ki te tika, te rerekētanga, me te whai wāhi mai | Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion
We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of our life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whānau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter.
We particularly welcome applications from our diverse Māori, Pacific, disabled, and rainbow communities.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | 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. If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact Elismha Lubbe via firstname.lastname@example.org
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||Position Profile - Pacific Public Health Principal Analyst Team Lead - NPHS.pdf (PDF, 257KB)
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