Programme Director, Mental Wellbeing Governance & Collaboration | Wellington
|Category:||Policy and Advisory|
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachments:|| PD Programme Director Mental Wellbeing Governance Collaboration (March 2023).pdf (PDF, 174KB)
|Application Close Date:||03-Apr-2023|
- Wellington based full time role within the Mental Health & Addiction Group
- Supportive, enthusiastic, and passionate team working collaboratively to make a positive difference
- Salary midpoint of $171,627, actual salary dependent on experience
Ko wai mātou - About Us
At Manatū Hauora – Ministry of Health we are the kaitiaki of the health system, providing leadership and driving strategy and performance. We regulate the health sector and are the primary source of advice on health matters. Our mahi ensures New Zealanders are cared for by a health system that is innovative, future focussed and world leading.
Ko tōu ake mahi - What You'll Do
We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to work collaboratively across government and society to transform New Zealand's approach to mental wellbeing through Kia Manawanui: Longterm pathway to mental wellbeing (Kia Manawanui) and related priority programmes. The Mental Health and Addiction Group at Manatū Hauora is leading the way with a great team of positive, energetic, and collegial individuals who work collaboratively with each other, and with stakeholders, to deliver on our mahi. We support each other and celebrate wins.
You will play a critical role in strengthening Manatū Hauora's leadership role for mental wellbeing across government. You will be responsible for leading our input into inter-agency governance arrangements, as well as driving inter-agency engagement to support delivery of the Government's mental wellbeing priorities. This includes engagement across health entities as well as with agencies across sectors, acknowledging that collective efforts are needed to implement Kia Manawanui and related priority programmes to realise opportunities and overcome barriers.
Ko ngā pukenga ōu - What You'll Bring
- Strategic lens with ability to also lead tactical pieces of work
- Broad knowledge and evidence of applying programme management principles
- Exemplary written and oral communication skills
- Working knowledge of government and the ability to identify opportunities for partnership
- Ability to build collaborative relationships at multiple levels across a range of stakeholders
He aha ta tatou kawe mai - What We Bring
Flexibility – We understand everyone is different and treat most roles as flexible
Inclusivity – Our Values help us to provide a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace
Wellbeing – Our people can be themselves, are supported and able to perform well in their roles
Purpose – Our mahi is nationally significant and is improving the lives of New Zealanders
Ngā Uaratanga – Our Values
Our Values underpin how we work together and with the health and disability sector, public service colleagues and communities.
Manaakitanga – We show care, inclusion, respect, support, trust, and kindness to each other
Kaitiakitanga – We preserve and maintain an environment that enables our people to thrive
Whakapono – We have trust and faith in each other to do the right thing
Kōkiri ngātahi – We commit and work together towards a common purpose
Me pēhea te tono - How to Apply
To view the position description and apply, please follow the online process at our Careers Website. Please ensure you upload a CV and covering letter with all applications. If you have any questions, email our Recruitment Team. Applications close on Monday 3 April 2023. To apply, you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – For information on work visa eligibility, check out the Immigration New Zealand website.
We value diversity and are committed to working in an inclusive and respectful way. We welcome applicants from all walks of life and appreciate the richness of experience that your point of difference could bring to us. Please contact us if there is any support we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is accessible to you.