Project Manager Māori Health Equity
Northern Regional Alliance
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1d ago
source : Auckland Health Jobs

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Project Manager Māori Health Equity Whakatauki

Nāu te rourou, nāku te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi

With your food basket and my food basket the people will thrive

He Hononga o te Raki Northern Regional Alliance

Auckland, New Zealand

Te Tākinatanga : Our Story

The Northern Region (comprising Tāmaki Makaurau and Tai Tokerau) is home to almost four in 10 New Zealanders and healthcare leaders are committed to collaboration and delivering innovative change via He Hononga o te Raki, the Northern Regional Alliance.

  • We have government agreement to our vision for healthcare transformation for the next 20 years. We are now moving into the next phase;
  • scaling up our collaboration to further improve health services for patients and whānau with a particular focus on health equity.

    You can read the Northern Region Long Term Health Plan

    As part of this transformation, we want to extend our focus on Māori health equity and that’s where this exciting role comes in.

    This is your opportunity to truly make a difference by leading and supporting this regional mahi.

    We are seeking an early to mid-career professional with experience influencing and designing better, more equitable outcomes for Māori.

    Healthcare experience is desirable but not essential as you will work closely with health leaders who can provide mentorship and guidance.

    Our ideal person will be confident taking both a lead and support role in change processes and will have deep understanding of the issues and solutions in relation to Māori health equity, along with strong project management skills.

    We’re looking for someone remarkable. If you think this could be you, apply now. When we find the right person we will close this vacancy.

    Ko tā mātou mahi : Our role

    You will deliver several key Māori health equity projects detailed in our Regional Service Plan. These include :

  • Supporting a regional Māori health leadership rōpū
  • Developing a Māori health equity plan for the Region
  • Developing a regional Māori health equity dashboard
  • Completing a rapid collation of equity learnings from COVID-19
  • You will also champion Māori health equity while working alongside regional networks and projects for; cancer care, cardiac care, mental health and workforce development.

    Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu : What you will bring

    You will be comfortable and confident working across diverse environments and teams and your values will align with the health sector.

    You will have good interpersonal and communication skills, including oral and written communication and particularly the ability to present ideas, information and advice in a way that is understandable by a range of audiences.

    This role will impact clinical service delivery and bring about changes for the Northern Region so it requires someone to influence and facilitate change.

    It is essential that you are customer and community focused. You will also bring :

  • Commitment and understanding of tikanga Māori cultural values, processes and principles
  • Te Reo basic proficiency and a willingness to build on this
  • Experience within a project and programme environment, delivering projects for a NZ public sector organisation
  • Demonstrable experience in engaging networks and growing collaborative support
  • Proven interpersonal skills in developing constructive stakeholder and key partner relationships
  • This work spans the wider health sector so experience working with the Māori NGO sector would also be useful.
  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What's in it for you?

    Join us to work with a collaborative and high performing team that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for Tāmaki Makaurau and Tai Tokerau.

    You will benefit from a competitive remuneration package, including five weeks of annual leave and the flexibility to co-locate part time with DHB Māori health teams.

    This is a chance for you to make a significant lasting impact on health equity in the Northern Region.

    He Hononga o te Raki is committed to developing a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.

    Full time, permanent role.

    Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory.

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