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Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator

Manaia Health, Whangarei

Closing Date : 31 Jan 2019

1.0FTE (40 HRS/WEEK)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Project Coordinator to support the establishment and coordination of the “What Matters to Whānau” Project.  “What Matters to Whānau” is an engagement model for Māori health improvement in primary health care and involves responding to inequities of access, resourcing, opportunities and health outcomes experienced by Māori whānau in our Northland region.

As the Project Coordinator you will be required to develop a Phase 2 implementation plan, coordinate the design and development of best practice guidelines, toolkits and training modules, and to coordinate the What matters to Whānau project to ensure identified project outcomes are achieved.

This role requires:

  • A minimum Bachelor-level degree (or equivalent) in health, social sciences, law, Māori or community development and/or social innovation
  • A Project Coordination qualification (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 3-5 years project implementation experience in health, social services, Māori or community development
  • A demonstrable understanding of Māori whānau and communities, and work experience in facilitating equitable outcomes in health and social services
  • A high level of IT competency including MS suite.
  • Must excel in verbal and written communications and relationship management
  • A current full drivers licence

 You must be a NZ Citizen or have a current NZ work visa.

If you have the above skills and are committed to improving the access, resources and outcomes of whānau, families and communities in Te Tai Tokerau then please apply.

For a more detailed description of requirements of this position, please download a position description and application form from:

To apply for this position: Please forward your covering letter, CV and completed application form to Juliet Espiner, HR Coordinator,, or post to P O Box 1878,

Applications close:
5pm 31ST December 2018
Shortlisting will commence in early January.


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