Manager – Person/Whanau-Centred Care

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 week ago
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    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Clinical
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 06-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: MOH/1455288
  • Job Title: Manager – Person/Whanau-Centred Care
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The Cancer Control Agency was established on 1 December 2019 to provide national leadership of, and oversight for, cancer control. The Agency has a key role in driving the system change needed to achieve the ambitious goals set out in the New Zealand Cancer Action Plan 2019-2029. 


We are currently recruiting for a key leadership role within the Agency, to join us in the role of Manager – Person/Whānau-Centred Care. In this role, you will provide strategic leadership and guidance to the Agency and broader cancer sector in the design of person and whānau-centred cancer prevention, care and support services, both in primary/community and secondary/tertiary settings.


This role requires a strong communicator, preferably with knowledge of existing cancer health status of communities and whānau, who will drive reduction of inequalities through the implementation of effective models of care across the cancer care continuum, in consultation with a diverse range of stakeholders across the health sector.


You will be energetic, resilient and a creative thinker who is not afraid of change or ambiguity. In addition, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Strong experience working across an organisation and/or in communities using a relationship approach that results in the effective improvement of provision of services
  • Exceptional relationship management, stakeholder engagement and influencing skills
  • Proven ability to use a range of engagement frameworks and tools to develop, maintain and strengthen strategic partnerships with diverse stakeholders, including national professional networks, communities, iwi, Chief Advisors and Clinical Leaders.


The Ministry of Health is the kaitiaki of the health and disability system in New Zealand.  We are responsible for providing active stewardship and leadership across the nations health and disability system. We ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live. 


You will find a copy of the Position Description attached or online at further information, contact If you think you have the experience we need we would welcome your application.

Please submit your application online by clicking “Apply for this Job” and upload your CV and cover letter.

Advertising for this role closes midday on Friday, 20 March 2020.


We encourage diversity and inclusion at the Ministry of Health and are committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. In particular, we want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, so the recruitment process is fair and equitable for all.  Therefore, please let us know if there is any support we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you.  You can contact us at if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.