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  • 18 Oct 2018 1:24 PM | Anonymous

    The Public Health Association of New Zealand (Inc.) is a voluntary membership society for all those who see themselves as part of the public health workforce and are concerned about health equity.

    Our vision is for a healthy and equitable New Zealand; Hauora mo te katoa o Aotearoa.  

    The PHANZ Council is currently seeking expressions of interest for the role of Chief Executive.  The incoming CE will lead their team in building on PHA’s existing strengths and reputation, and drive delivery on its key strategic priorities. As a membership association, the CE will be instrumental in ensuring all PHA activities are in line with the collective ambitions of its membership and our values.

    • Tika: Integrity Honesty, Transparency

    • Tino rangatiratanga: Respect for the rights of all people

    • Manaakitanga: kindness, inclusiveness, empowerment

    • Kotahitanga: collective action and solidarity for the common good

    • Tautoko: decisions based on the best available evidence

    The successful applicant will have a relevant tertiary qualification, preferably in public health and/or management; a proven track record and have the following skills and experience:

        1. Strategic thinking and planning

        2. Leadership in a complex environment

        3. Management of a not for profit organisation

        4. Understanding of public health theory, competencies and practice

        5. Working across government and non-government sectors

        6. Commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi

        7. Knowledge of equal employment opportunity principles and practice

        8. Communication – interpersonal as well as in a wide range of media

        9. Motivates and inspires others towards a shared vision

        10. Political Savvy

    For those seeking a fresh challenge and the opportunity to contribute directly to the development of health equity nationally, this role represents a compelling career step.


    To apply or to request further information email your cover letter and CV to ruby@lead.org.nz   Applications close on 6 November 2018.


    Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.To receive a position description, or to request additional information please email ruby@lead.org.nz


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