Advisor/Senior Advisor

Health Promotion Agency - Te Hiringa Hauora

  • Full Time Fixed Term
  • Wellington

Fixed term to June 2022

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Ko te kaupapa | About the role

We are looking for an energetic, passionate person to contribute to our work in developing and delivering health promotion programmes at Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency. This role has a focus on tobacco control and sits within this team, but has the opportunity to work on other programmes we are involved with. We will consider both Advisor and Senior Advisor applicants.

The role requires someone who is adaptable and thrives in a complex and sometimes ambiguous environment. Our ideal candidate is a team player who is strong on stakeholder engagement, project management, and delivering results. You will be able to think creatively, work under pressure, and prioritise your work. You will bring an understanding, or desire to understand Tikanga Māori to ensure that we are able to engage respectfully with our audiences. This is an exciting opportunity for a resourceful, enterprising person to manage the development of a range of exciting projects and make a difference to the wellbeing of New Zealanders, with a focus on Māori and Pasifika.

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, public service entities, 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.

Te Hiringa Hauora prides ourselves 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.

Me pēhea te tono | How to apply

To apply, or to obtain a full job description and application form, please visit our website A completed Te Hiringa Hauora application form, CV and covering letter should be sent to

Applications close 9am Monday 30 November 2020. For further information, phone Linzie Sutton on (04) 901 0954. Please note, Te Hiringa Hauora is a smokefree organisation. All applicants should be currently eligible to work in New Zealand.


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