Programme Manager - Whānau Centred Immunisation at Te Whatu Ora, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Lead a Whānau Centred programme of work to lift childhood immunisations rates, with a strong focus on lifting immunisation rates for tamariki and whānau Māori
- A National, operationally focussed role that contributes to delivering equitable health access, experience, and outcomes in immunisation
- Work across the National Immunisation Programme; and with Te Whatu Ora and Te Aka Whai Ora teams
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 Aotearoa for generations to come and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our whānau .
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Programme Manager is responsible for leading a collaborative approach to operationalising whānau centred immunisation programmes; with a strong focus on addressing the equity gap for Māori and Pacific communities. The role will support the implementation of Te Tiriti o Waitangi within the governance and operations of the National Immunisation Programme with a particular focus on the achievement of equity.
The role will work across the National Immunisation Programme; and with Te Whatu Ora and Te Aka Whai Ora teams as a key internal contact. Externally, the Programme Manager will support the Programme to engage meaningfully with iwi, local providers and diverse communities- bringing strong networking and relationship skills to the table at all times.
The day-to-day work will see this role providing effective and efficient management, operational guidance, and leadership to progress innovative solutions to improve vaccination rates. An approach that enables collaboration and bringing people together around common goals for programme planning will be key. Operational guidance the Programme Manager will give will includes budget management, project planning, effective performance monitoring, evaluation and reporting and risk identification.
This role will utilise research, reports, and relationships to develop an evidence and experience based workplan to improve childhood vaccination rates in Aotearoa, innovating to deliverequitable access, experience, and outcomes.
Mōu | About you
The idea of working towards achieving equity in health and wellbeing in Aotearoa is something that motivates you, and you can see your skills contributing strongly to this kaupapa. You're known for your ability to build and nurture strong relationships and networks, including with iwi and community groups.
Your career has seen you successfully deliver complex projects or programmes of work in a range of contexts, so you're well versed in juggling a range of urgent, short term, and long-term work priorities. When working on a programme or project you develop pragmatic operational advice and solutions for your team and stakeholders.
This role has a strong focus on working with whānau and tamariki Māori. Knowledge, confidence and passion for te ao Māori, tikanga, and te reo Māori is needed.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
This role requires and/or would benefit from the following:
- An understanding of the significance of and obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, including how to apply Te Tiriti principles in a meaningful way in your role
- Tertiary qualification or career experience in the areas outlined above
- Competency with te ao Māori, tikanga, and te reo Māori or a willingness to learn
- Competency with Equity, Diversity and Inclusion best practice and policy
- A calm head and familiarity with working in an ambiguous environment where processes are in flux
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 Thursday, 6 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:||PD - Programme Manager Immunisation .pdf (PDF, 217KB)
Note: You may be redirected to the employer's careers website.