Senior Advisor (Alcohol Harm Prevention)

Health Promotion Agency - Te Hiringa Hauora

  • Fixed Term
  • Wellington

Fixed term to April 2022 

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Ko te kaupapa | About the role

The Senior Advisor Alcohol Harm Prevention is responsible for delivering a range of projects that will reduce alcohol harm, with a primary focus on working alongside Māori communities.

Reporting to the Manager Alcohol Culture Change, the role contributes to our wider alcohol harm reduction strategy by leading a key stream of the programme focused on changing our collective relationship with alcohol. 

Recognising that behaviour change happens within supportive environments, this mahi aims to unify and connect research, health and social sector key messages, and marketing opportunities to drive and support ongoing community reflection about alcohol use and misuse.  

Nga taonga kei roto I tou kete matauranga | What you bring

You will have well-developed cultural competence, particularly with te ao Māori.

You will be an experienced project and workflow manager, able to build and navigate relationships to get things done. You will be organised, a self-starter and an expert at delivery.

You will understand the importance and complexities of relationships with communities, and how this work enables community empowerment.  

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, waiata and increase knowledge of Te Ao Māori.

Te Hiringa Hauora prides itself on providing flexible working options to our staff where possible. If the 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

For a full job description and to apply, please click on the Apply button.

Applications close Tuesday 9 March 2021. For further information, phone Linzie Sutton, People Culture and Capability Advisor on (04) 9010954. Please note, Te Hiringa Hauora is a smoke free organisation. All applicants should be currently eligible to work in New Zealand.

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