Principal Advisor, Office of the Deputy Director-General Māori Health at Ministry of Health, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Provide expert procurement and organisational support
- Support the Ministry's commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi
- Salary midpoint of $132,833, actual salary dependent on your experience
Ko wai mātou - About Us
At Manatū Hauora we are the kaitiaki of the health system, providing leadership and driving strategy and performance. We regulate the health sector and are the primary source of advice on health matters. As we move away from the response to the Covid pandemic now is the time to look to the future, to ensure New Zealanders are cared for by a health system that is innovative, future focussed and world leading.
The Office of the Deputy Director-General Māori Health supports Te Pau Hauora Māori / Māori Health Directorate to be the principal policy advisor to government for Māori health matters. Te Pou Hauora Māori leads the Ministry's kaitiaki/stewardship role to ensure the Ministry is meeting its obligations to Māori under Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
In this role you will contribute to the planning and implementation of the Directorate's work programme. Particularly helping the Directorate to plan and commission work from external suppliers and manage its transparency responsibilities to government and the community.
- Proven strategic leadership skills that support project design, development, and implementation
- Previous experience working in central government and a thorough understanding of the machinery of Government
- A deep understanding and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations
- Ability to work in complex environments and with a wide range of diverse stakeholders that are internal and external to the Ministry
- Political savviness and risk management, knowing what is important to key stakeholders.
He aha ta tatou kawe mai - What We Bring
Flexibility – We understand everyone is different and treat most roles as flexible
Inclusivity – Our Values help us to provide a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace
Wellbeing – Our people can be themselves, are supported and able to perform well in their roles
Purpose – Our mahi is nationally significant and is improving the lives of New Zealanders
Ngā Uaratanga – Our Values
Manaakitanga – We show care, inclusion, respect, support, trust, and kindness to each other
Kaitiakitanga – We preserve and maintain an environment that enables our people to thrive
Whakapono – We have trust and faith in each other to do the right thing
Kōkiri ngātahi – We commit and work together collectively towards a common purpose
Me pēhea te tono - How to Apply
To view the position description and apply, please follow the online process at our Careers Website. If you have any questions, email our Recruitment Team. Applications close on Tuesday, 7 February 2023.
We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to working in an inclusive and respectful way. We welcome applicants from all walks of life and appreciate the richness of experience that your point of difference could bring to us. Please let us know if there is any support we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Health|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
|Attachment:||PD - Principal Advisor - Office of the DDG Maori Health.pdf (PDF, 145KB)
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