Governance Advisor at Te Whatu Ora, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Support the Board and senior leaders as they transform the future of health.
- Be the face of the Governance team
- Contribute to Governance excellence at Te Whatu Ora by implementing strong processes
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
It's not very often something happens that's big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That's what we're talking about here. The provision of health services in Aotearoa, and how it's 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 Aotearoafor generations to come and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our whanau.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Join the Office of the Chief Executive as a Governance Advisor and support the Board and senior leaders as they transform the future of health. A large part of this role will involve reporting to the Board Secretary to drive and implement leading practices to support excellent Governance at Te Whatu Ora. The Governance Advisor will drive these processes and ensure they are understood across the organisation and , and ensure that the impacts of Governance decisions are understood by the Executive Leadership Team and the wider organisation.
The Governance Advisor will help guide the evolution of the Board governance processes and systems and build strong relationships with Board Members and Senior leaders, to become a trusted pair of hands. The day-to-day of this role will include preparing agendas and board meeting packs, supporting the induction of new Board members, sharing correspondence with key stakeholders and scheduling meetings. The work the Governance Advisor handles will the interesting and varied, and there is plenty of scope to make positive change.
This role is based in Auckland, you will need to be in the office at times for some of the in-person aspects of this role, such as attending meetings. There will be some flexibility to work from home and remotely.
Mōu | About you
You are an experienced admin and coordination professional who is confident working with senior leaders and Boards. You are able to handle sensitive information and always remain professional. You are a details person who can work at pace and produce accurate and high-quality work.
Your career has seen you work in fast paced and complex environments and dealing with ambiguity and processes in flux is not new to you. As someone who loves implementing new process and making things run more smoothly, the idea of creating new practices is appealing. You have experience with technical writing, such as creating reports and drafting memos. Ideally, you have experience with public sector processes and ways of working.
This role requires and/or would benefit from the following:
- Experience in implementing Te Tiriti o Waitangi in action, including how to apply Te Tiriti principles in a meaningful way in your role
- Competency with te ao Māori, tikanga, and te reo Māori or a willingness to learn
- A high level of organisation, administration, and coordination skills
- Ability to work with detail and produce error free work when working at pace
- A graduate and post-graduate qualification, or equivalent career experience
Te painga o te mahi tahi me matou | Benefits
Te Whatu Ora is committed to being a good employer and honouring our equal employment opportunity obligations. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we're working to improve care for, including those which have been historically underserved by the health system. We particularly welcome applications from Māori, Pacific people, disabled people, and the LGBTQI+ communities. We endeavour to provide flexible employee practices and conditions to support a healthy work-life balance, including part-time and flexible working arrangements.
This is a truly rewarding role where you will come to work each day making a difference and gain the following:
- Gain perspectives at a national level as part of the NZ healthcare system
- Be at the forefront of innovation
- Lead change and create capabilities across the service
- Make a difference within the health sector through a varied and dynamic role
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current Curriculum Vitae), please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal.
The applications closing date is midnight Tuesday, 4 October 2022. If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact email@example.com
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||Governance Advisor PD Final Sept 2022.pdf (PDF, 222KB)
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