Kaiwhakahaere Whakarata M&#257ori

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
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    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 25-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/7342
  • Job Title: Kaiwhakahaere Whakarata M&#257ori
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Kua tawhiti kē to haerenga mai, kia kore e haere tonu. He nui rawa o mahi, kia kore e mahi tonu.

You have come too far not to go further, you have done too much not to do more. Sir James Hēnare


The Role

At PHARMAC, Te Pātaka Whaioranga, we are currently renewing our strategic direction to reflect our wider responsibilities, including a focus on equity of access to medicines. We are also updating Te Whaioranga – our strategy for Māori, to ensure it continues to drive better health outcomes for Māori across all of our work. In this senior role you’ll help lead and implement Te Whaioranga and join us in making a real difference to the health of Māori.

You will engage and partner with Māori communities and organisations to give effect to our strategy and build mutual understanding. You will help support our senior leadership team, including the Chief Executive, so that together the wider organisation can forge enduring and meaningful relationships with Māori.


About You

As a member of the directorate and wider PHARMAC management teams, you will be positive and results oriented.  You’ll be self-aware and an outstanding communicator.  

You will be comfortable in te ao Māori and will use te reo Māori and tikanga to help bring it to life within PHARMAC.  Experience supporting social marketing campaigns and working with iwi, government or community organisations will also be helpful.

We are seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced people who:

  • engage effectively with Māori communities
  • have demonstrated leadership ability and people management skills
  • are politically aware and comfortable working within the political context, and
  • have strong written communication abilities and can plan, organise and monitor at a strategic level.

About Us

PHARMAC, Te Pātaka Whaioranga, is the Crown entity that ensures New Zealanders have the medicines and vaccines they need to help them get well and stay well.  Every year PHARMAC makes more medicines available for more New Zealanders.

We are committed to championing workplace inclusion, acknowledging that to do their best work, people must be able to bring their whole selves to work and work in a way that suits their individual needs.  We support accessibility and are willing to facilitate the inclusion in the workplace of people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. We are also open to exploring flexible work arrangements and may contribute to relocation costs for someone who needs to move to Wellington to take up this role.

PHARMAC is a pro-equity organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples’ health gain.  We are a learning organisation that supports its people to develop, and you will have a thirst to learn and use new skills to support our work.  We are

The PHARMAC model is unique.  We are a small organisation (around 130 staff make up the PHARMAC whānau), where your expertise is respected and you can really make a difference for people. We take pride in what we do, work hard and have fun.

We will be considering applications as they are received, so apply today https://careers.pharmac.govt.nz/jobdetails/ajid/RcEg7/Kaiwhakahaere-Whakarata-Māori,7342.html


Please note applications must come through PHARMACs careers site, applications via Govt Jobs will not be accepted.