Project Manager

Health Promotion Agency - Te Hiringa Hauora

  • Fixed Term
  • Wellington

Project Manager
Fixed term to 1 July 2022

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā
Nau mai, haere mai, whakapiri mai!
Kia koutou ngā rangatira mā
Kia kaha, kia māia ki te tono mō ēnei nohonga ki ā Te Hiringa Hauora

We welcome you, come closer.
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 role is to project manage Nōku te Ao Like Minds – a programme to uphold the mana and human rights of people with lived experience mental distress.

The role involves working closely with the Programme Lead to project manage an integrated multi-layered programme that includes programme governance, national communications and campaigns, capacity building and structural discrimination work delivered by Te Hiringa Hauora as well as education, a social movement, social action grants, media monitoring, research and evaluation delivered by funded partners. The role must incorporate kaupapa Māori principles and lived experience leadership into the work.

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

  • Relevant tertiary degree and/or a minimum of five years’ experience in agile or traditional project management.
  • Extensive experience in delivering multiple projects simultaneously, with a track record of keeping staff, partners and stakeholders informed, budget requirements met and delivery on time.
  • Proven relationship management, influencing, and negotiation skills.
  • A high level of skill in writing for various audiences, e.g. leadership, stakeholders.
  • Previous work with Māori organisations and audiences, and competence in tikanga Māori is highly desirable.
  • Previous work in mental wellbeing and knowledge of the perspectives of people with lived experience of mental distress an advantage.
  • Previous involvement in social movements an advantage.

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 Māori, 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 9am on 28 September 2021.

For further information, phone Paula Kimble, Manager Mental Wellbeing on 021 369 078.

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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