Programmes Coordinator

Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand

  • Full Time Fixed Term
  • Auckland
  • Fixed-Term, Full-time Contract = 12 months
  • Primary location: Greenlane Clinical Centre
  • Administrative and coordinator extraordinaire
  • Supporting whānau to create safer homes for tamariki and pēpi to grow and thrive in.
  • Whānau-oriented and diverse kaupapa
  • $60,053 - $70,650 per annum (commensurate with skills and experience)

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

At Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand we are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.

Starship Digital and Community Engagement is a service of Starship Child Health, the leading paediatric healthcare provider in Aotearoa and the South Pacific. Our rōpū supports community and digital engagement across the breadth of Starship’s services with a focus on the safety and wellbeing of mokopuna and whānau. We host and deliver Safekids Aotearoa, the national child unintentional injury prevention service. We embody ‘by whānau, for whānau, with whānau’, reflecting our commitment to whakamana te Tiriti o Waitangi and the communities we serve. It’s a place for creative minds to come together to support the health and wellbeing of mokopuna and whānau through a collaborative community and multi-channel digital campaigns. The service fosters a values-based culture of collaboration, and a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Pacific peoples’ and supports kaimahi to grow diverse skills through exposure to varied areas of work.

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

The Programme Coordinator role is a varied and exciting role to grow and develop in an environment driven by passion, commitment and whānau. The coordinator role is dependent on a dynamic organiser, quick thinker, solutions focused individual with a heart for the community of professional that serve whānau and some of the most underserved whānau of Aotearoa.

In this role, it will rely on a blend of proficiency for organised systems and processes and community engagement and partnership with an aptitude to grow and maintain networks across the Māori and Pacific communities, health providers and early childhood educator.

The prerequisites of the role involve a varied level of skill from facilitating to event hui planning and coordination, securing subject matter experts and academics as key note speakers to liasing with suppliers and stakeholders for regarding contracts and improving systems, logistics, and procurement to monitoring and reporting on the deliverables for the programme.

For all aspects of this role and experience/knowledge required please see the position description here.

For more information about this role please contact the Hiring Manager, Mareta Hunt on 021 208 2606 or via

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

The ideal candidate for this role is:

  • Is an outcomes driven collaborator and team player
  • Able to develop, maintain and monitor auditable and trackable systems
  • An excellent writer and communication skills that is detail oriented
  • Talented with diverse stakeholder engagement
  • Resilient under time pressures with a drive to achieve deliverables
  • Solutions-focussed individual with a can-do approach

He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here

We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand.

Candidates will be motivated by four key areas: mokopuna, whānau, community and kaupapa. The cultural, whānau and community values inherent within the Starship Digital and Community Engagement rōpū attracts candidates that align with this work.

For more information on what we offer, click here.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.

To view details about our recruitment process, click here.

If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Belinda Peddie - Recruitment Consultant at and quote ADHB15001 to discuss how we can best support your application.

If we receive a high number of applications for this position, we may have to close our advertising early. We recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.


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