Relationship Manager Māori Health Services


  • Permanent
  • Multiple Location Options
  • Support the delivery of ACC's Maori Health Strategy
  • Join an organisation that will grow and support your career
  • Competitive salary with a generous 9% superannuation contribution
  • Permanent opportunities available
  • Locations Waikato, Hamilton, Auckland, Northland and Bay of Plenty

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as our Relationship Manager Maori Health. This is a newly created relationship role to support collaboration between key agencies and ACC, building and managing strong relationships to support the delivery of ACC and other agency services. You will be the conduit with ACC and the Kaupapa Māori Panel, iwi, whānau, and our client contributors.

Our team is focused on changing the way we respond to the needs of whānau and creating a more equitable ACC for Māori, we will be working closely with Māori organisations and communities to explore what good services and outcomes look like now and in the future.

Some of the important Mahi you will be involved in the following:

  • Work in partnership with the Māori Health Services team to support and implement our Māori health service management model
  • Work in partnership with local iwi to promote Kaupapa Māori providers
  • Lead the coordination and facilitation of ACC's contribution to the Kaupapa Maori panels to assess and evaluate potential Kaupapa Māori providers being established in the regions
  • Collaborate with other key agencies to support in the establishment and ongoing service delivery of new Kaupapa Māori providers
  • Build strong internal relationships and share information with other key business units across ACC

What we are looking for from you to be successful in this role:

  • Demonstrated relevant experience in Māori health and service design
  • Senior level experience with leading and implementing Māori and cultural development frameworks within a complex organisation
  • Good knowledge of Te Reo and Tikanga with a deep understanding of Maori culture, values alongside strong Iwi networks
  • Knowledge of matauranga and ability to provide mātauranga Māori guidance
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills.
  • You are a team player, particularly in the context of a multi-disciplinary, cross-sector partnership environment
  • Highly organised and able to manage and prioritise work, including managing stakeholder expectations

To tell you a little more about us, we are led by dynamic, passionate Māori leaders, who are very committed in improving outcomes for Māori, by improving their experience of ACC and changing it into a positive one. The team are a bunch of go getters we are friendly and supportive and have a great sense of humour. We are very proud of the Mahi we have achieved to date and have a bit of a journey to travel to get us to where we want to be so if this is a role that sounds like a great fit for you then apply today.

Working at ACC

We know that a diverse and inclusive team helps us meet the needs of our customers, and we welcome candidates from every ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, age, and those with a disability or who have additional mental health needs. It is important to us that people are free to be themselves at work.

Here are some ways we encourage that:

  • Employee networks to support our colleagues from diverse backgrounds
  • The option to explore flexible working that suits your needs and ours
  • Development opportunities in te reo Māori me ngā tikanga

Applications close on Monday, 20 September 2021.

Please attach your cover letter telling us a bit about yourself and why you will be a great fit for the role. Applications can only be accepted when submitted through our ACC career website. If you encounter accessibility issues when submitting your application, or if you have any questions about the role please email nadine.o'

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