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Manager, System Strategies

NZ WorkSafe
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Job Description

  • Use your exceptional thought leadership to make a difference
  • Lead system strategies team to influence better health and safety outcomes
  • Apply a health economics or policy lens


WorkSafe New Zealand, Mahi Haumaru Aotearoa, is the primary workplace health and safety regulator – our vision is that everyone who goes to work comes home healthy and safe.  Alongside other regulators we lead New Zealand to achieve healthy and safe workplaces through engagement, education and enforcement.

The Strategy and Performance Group connects the Government's overarching Health and Safety at Work Strategy to strategies for Harm Prevention and Work-Related Health, as well as to WorkSafe's business strategy and monitors performance of these strategies.  It also designs and commissions harm prevention intervention programmes and delivers these in partnership with other agencies and organisations.

We're looking for an experienced manager and conceptual thinker to lead our System Strategies team.  As someone committed to turning strategy into action, advising on the best investment choices, and energising a committed group of people, this will be a wonderful opportunity to demonstrate real-world success.  You'll be someone with a strong interest in making our workplaces healthy and safe, as well as enthusiastic about working with sector and social partners to achieve this.  You will have a proven track record in a leadership role and have demonstrated your ability to make connections and take a systems approach to issues.  You will be curious and creative with a good knowledge of the value of health economics and investment prioritisation processes.

Join us on our journey in improving New Zealand's workplace health and safety and preventing harm to all people in the workplace. 

To apply for this position, please click on the ‘Apply' button below. This will allow you to register your details, submit your application for this vacancy and view a full position description.

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Applications close on Monday 26 February 2018.

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