Principal Researcher Alcohol

Health Promotion Agency - Te Hiringa Hauora

  • Permanent
  • Multiple Location Options

Open on where based 

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Come closer to hear the words of encouragement and urge you all to apply for the positions on offer at Te Hiringa Hauora.

Ko te kaupapa | About the role

The purpose of the Principal Researcher Alcohol role is to provide high quality research expertise to inform progress against the National Alcohol Harm Reduction Framework. The role is also responsible for a programme of research to support the development of policy, practice, and promotional work relating to the Alcohol strategy and delivery of its work programme.

Reporting to our General Manager Insights and Evaluation, this key thought leadership role demonstrates agility, along with strategic and future focused thinking.

Te Hiringa Hauora prides itself 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.

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

You will be experienced Principal Researcher, or an aspiring Senior Researcher looking to extend your career, with a relevant post-graduate qualification. We would encourage applicants to apply who have a background in alcohol or public health research, preferably with a good understanding of Te Ao Māori and/or Te Ao Pasifika.

Our mahi is varied and carried out with passion for the health and wellbeing of ngā tangata o Aotearoa. We are looking for someone who shares this unrelenting pursuit of wellbeing and has the skills, experience and motivation to lead our Insights team.

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.

Me pēhea te tono | How to apply

To apply and for a full job description, please go to the careers page on our website Search Jobs - Te Hiringa Hauora

Applications close at midday on Tuesday 27 April 2021. For further information, phone David Dundon-Smith, General Manager Insights and Evaluation on 021 878 403. 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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