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Partnered Delivery Manager - Cultural Capability

Accident Compensation Corporation
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Reducing the incidence and severity of injuries is a strategic priority for ACC and one of the many ways we help to improve lives every day. ACC is increasing its investment in injury prevention and implementing an ambitious Injury Prevention Strategy.

Creating Treaty-based change

ACC's Māori Strategy Whāia Te Tika provides the foundation for delivering better outcomes for New Zealanders in a kaupapa Māori, culturally appropriate and responsive way for current and future Māori and diverse employees. ACC holds itself to a philosophy of Tika enabling us to create an environment of involvement, respect and connection with the communities where we work - benefitting individual employees and all our clients across New Zealand. At ACC, we recognise that diversity, inclusion and accessibility is important to our business.

To help ACC make this happen, The Partnered Delivery Manager Cultural Capability is responsible for providing a specific Injury Prevention voice to Whāia Te Tika (WTT). A key focus will be leading a kaupapa Māori approach to implement Whāia Te Tika (WTT) at ACC, via Injury Prevention initiatives.

As the Partnered Delivery Manager - Cultural Capability, you will actively lead and inspire the design of Injury Prevention initiatives for Māori for ACC in partnership with Māori communities.

ACC is a complex and diverse organisation, so you'll need to show initiative, drive to learn and work in a dynamic team.

As the successful Partnered Delivery Manager, Cultural Capability, you will be:

  • confident in te reo Māori me ona tikanga
  • proven experience in designing and developing kaupapa Māori approaches for injury prevention (particularly in the area of family and sexual violence, and child wellbeing)
  • able to work collaboratively and manage work across the Cultural Capability and Injury Prevention areas to ensure a cohesive approach to initiatives
  • experienced building and managing a team
  • be happy to be Wellington based.

What we are looking for from you to be successful in this role:

  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and influencing skills - you will have existing relationships across the Iwi, Government, NGO, Public / Crown sectors
  • Significant experience in engaging Maori communities, and in co-designing/developing kaupapa Maori approaches
  • Excellent conceptual thinking and ability to take a long-term strategic view, while maintaining a focus on delivery
  • Politically savvy and a willingness to understand the machinery of government and ACC's legislative landscape
  • Energy, enthusiasm and motivation

The ideal candidate will have experience working both within the iwi / community / Maori organisational space and in a Government environment and will understand the opportunities and challenges this holds in designing responses that are effective for Māori.

This is a unique opportunity where you will work for an organisation where your contribution is appreciated and recognised. We value staff through on-going development and support. This is a great opportunity to be involved in meaningful work which has a direct impact on the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders.

Applications will run through to Monday, 28 October 2019 and will only be accepted when formally submitted through our ACC Career Website.

The salary for this role is between $130k - $184k plus 9% superannuation contribution.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Amanda in our Talent team at

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