Principal Advisor, Maori Crown Engagement at Ministry of Health, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- A challenging and fast paced environment with opportunities to make a real difference for the future of Māori health and equity
- Join a supportive, fun and collaborative team where our culture is steeped in passion and laughter
- We offer flexible working conditions based in Wellington
- 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 Māori Crown Relations group and the Māori Crown Engagement team support Te Pou Hauora Māori | The 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 and Māori health equity in the context of the health system's performance for Māori.
Ko tōu ake mahi |What You'll Do
We are currently recruiting for a Principal Advisor Māori Crown Engagement within our Te Pou Hauora Māori | The Māori Health Directorate.
In this role, you will play a key role providing high quality advice and input to advance the suite of work programmes in the Māori Crown Engagement Team and the Māori Health Directorate including supporting the key Ministerial and governance relationships in Māori health. A strong focus of this role is on engaging with hapū, iwi and hāpori Māori, particularly in relation to treaty settlements and relationship agreements.
Ko ngā pukenga ōu | What You'll Bring
- Knowledge and significant experience in Māori Crown engagement, Treaty settlement relationships, Treaty partnerships or in a relevant field
- Understanding of Māori relationship dynamics and experience building and maintaining highly effective relationships with whānau, hapu, iwi and Māori communities and entities, within the Ministry's Te Tiriti framework for the health and disability system
- Ability to operate in te ao Māori contexts, including understanding of tikanga, kawa and te reo Māori
- Proven thought leadership and senior policy development expertise
- Previous experience working in central government and a thorough understanding of the machinery of Government
- Significant experience in providing advice to Ministers and driving work programmes to ensure delivery meets quality expectations
- Relevant tertiary qualifications and working knowledge of the health and social sectors.
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
Our Values underpin how we work together and with the health and disability sector, public service colleagues and communities to achieve pae ora – healthy futures for all New Zealanders.
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 Wednesday 22 March 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 Maori Crown Engagement Team Mar 2023.pdf (PDF, 129KB)
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