Kia hiwa rā!

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu offers an opportunity to be part of a whānau-centred, evolving and dynamic work environment with a unique and vibrant culture.

A new exciting leadership opportunity has been developed to focus on our growing need and aspirations in the ever evolving field of Oraka.

The primary focus for this role is the development and implementation of a Hauora strategy. As a proven influencer and Oraka Champion you will deliver Hauora initiatives in collaboration with Papatipu Rūnanga and key stakeholders to advocate, gain engagement and support wellness for Ngāi Tahu whānui. Taking a staged approach the first priority for this role is the development and implementation of the Hauora strategic response and development of hauora initiatives.

Alongside the development of the Hauora Strategy this leadership position will be responsible for identifying the resourcing needs required to carry out the implementation.

Key attributes sought include:

Recent leadership experience delivering Hauora initiatives in Māori communities.

Leadership role within the Education sector.

Demonstrated ability to influence and communicate across a range of stakeholders.

Ability to think strategically, balance competing priorities and deliver within tight timescales.

Personal resilience and courageous leadership traits.

An ability to drive continuous improvement.

Proven collaboration skills and experience.

A strong affinity with Ngāi Tahu values and aspirations.

Experience in developing and maintaining constructive relationships with stakeholders, in particular Papatipu Rūnanga will be critical to the success of the role.

To be successful in this role you will be passionate about supporting and enabling the interests and aspirations of Ngāi Tahu whānui.

An inclusive and inspiring leader, your style will foster a supportive and safe environment for staff to further develop their cultural competencies. You will have a demonstrated personal commitment to values-based leadership in your everyday practice.

“Mō tātou, ā, mō kā uri ā muri ake nei’ (for us and our children after us)”

For confidential enquiries, please contact Sara Smith, Advisor- People and Performance on 03 974 0029.

To apply, please click on this link and apply online. Applications close Sunday, 12 th March 2017.

Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!