Manager Alcohol Policy and Adviceat Health Promotion Agency
Health Promotion Agency
Wellington, NZ
2d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the role

This is a dynamic, challenging and rewarding managerial position. You will lead, support and manage a team that will be responsible for successfully advocating and influencing policy change to control supply, reduce demand and minimise the impact of alcohol related harm in Aotearoa.

This is an exciting time to join Te Hiringa Hauora and play your part in delivering on our mission - Te Hiringa Hauora : The unrelenting pursuit of wellbeing.

Te Hiringa Hauora prides itself on providing flexible working options to our staff where possible. If the location, hours, or other conditions of this advert don't suit your requirements, please ensure you apply and talk to us about what can work for you.

We do our best to work with staff to offer opportunities to make things work for them, and for us.

Nga taonga kei roto I tou kete matauranga What you bring

This role requires someone with strong public policy design, process and implementation capabilities.

You will be an experienced people leader with proven capabilities in guiding and supporting others to deliver programmes of work in a timely and effective way.

To be successful in this role you will :

  • need the ability to give tangible effect to the articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • be familiar with Te Ao Māori
  • be knowledgeable in issues relating to public policy / health policy and have a working understanding of the machinery of government.
  • Importantly, your ability to identify trends, realise opportunities and manage risks will set you aside from your peers.

    Your credibility, relationship management and influencing skills will demonstrate that you are capable in :

  • working collaboratively across government agencies, cross sector and inter-agency groups
  • delivering sound public policy, using strong process and implementation methods
  • engaging and building respectful, long-term relationships with Māori, Pasifika, youth and communities to achieve meaningful success and influence change
  • providing quality advice, underpinned by excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • You will thrive in working across complex environments and the challenge of applying strategic foresight to deliver programmes of work concurrently.

    Ko wai mātou Who we are

    Te Hiringa Hauora leads and delivers innovative and high quality national health promotion initiatives. Te Hiringa Hauora is a Crown entity that works with partners including iwi, researchers and academics, community groups, public health advocates, and others who are aligned to our goals.

    Te Hiringa Hauora acknowledges the special relationship between Māori and the Crown under Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to recognise and respect the articles of Te Tiriti.

    Te Hiringa Hauora encourages and supports staff to learn and enjoy te Reo Māori, waiata, and increase knowledge of Te Ao Māori.

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