Job title: Principal Māori and Health Equity Advisor
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Health
Expertise: Māori
Salary type: Annual
Location: Wellington
Job published: 18-05-2022
Job ID: 40399

Job Description

Mō mātou – About Us

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) is the professional body and postgraduate educational institute for general practitioners (GPs) and rural hospital doctors.

Our key aim is to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequities for all people in Aotearoa. We do this by setting and maintaining education and quality standards, and supporting our members to provide competent, equitable care to their patients.

Our mahi is underpinned by kaitiakitanga, whanaungatanga, mana tangata and auaha.

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi – About the role

We are seeking a Principal Māori and Health Equity Advisor that will be joining a passionate rōpū that looks to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequalities across the motu. This is an exciting opportunity to help ensure equitable health outcomes for Māori.

You will be able to provide strategic equity focused advice across three work programmes. These are Te Ruataki (Statement of Strategic Intent), Te Rautaki Māori (Māori Strategic Leadership) and Te Whāriki Taurite (Equity Strategic Leadership, Advocacy and Equity). You will also have the ability to lead the ongoing development and implementation of Te Rautaki Māori.

Ko koe tēnei - About you

To be successful in this role you will bring:

  • An in depth understanding and a working knowledge of te Triti o Waitangi, ideally in the Health Sector  
  • Te reo Māori me ōna tikanga combined with the ability to operate in Te Ao Māori and Te Ao Pākehā environments
  • Experience in successfully implementing Māori focused strategies
  • Strong written and communication skills

Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply

For more information contact Cassie A’uvaa on 021 198 0253 or at

Applications close Friday 10th June 5pm.