Pouārahi, Partnership and Cultural Manager

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: Permanent

Pouārahi, Partnership and Cultural Manager-2400959


 

•    Contribute to the aspirations of Māori and pathways to Mana Motuhake.
•    Be part of the pathway forward – infectious diseases research platform.
•    Strengthen our research capability across Aotearoa.

The University of Otago has partnered with the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR) to co-Host and implement the national Infectious Disease Research Platform, named Te Niwha.

Kia niwha te ngākau ki te whakauu ki ngā mahi atawhai i te iwi
Be resolute and stout of heart in the looking after the people
 – Kiingi Taawhiao

Ko wai mātou/About Us

Te Niwha are searching for a strong relationship leader who can support our vision and mission by:
•    Giving effect to partnership through nurtured relationships with Māori that respond to their needs and aspirations as Treaty partners.
•    Giving effect to whakawhanaungatanga with Pacific peoples.
•    Bring into focus the development of knowledge sharing networks that ensures the exchange of mātauranga (knowledge) is aligned to the outcomes of the platform, is grounded in a Te Tiriti o Waitangi principled approach, and endures through implementation and thereafter.

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi/About the Role

The Pouārahi will lead with the support of the Directorate internal cultural confidence within Te Ao Māori, Tangata Pasifika and priority populations. 

The Pouārahi will co-lead Partnership Engagement alongside the Research Engagement Manager, facilitate the collaboration of our national pūkenga rangahau (research experts) and, over the life course of Te Niwha, support research development and outcomes across government agencies with iwi Māori and tangata Pasifika.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako/Skills and Experience

•    A demonstratable understanding of Te Ao Māori and tikanga as it relates to heath research and practice.
•    Solid understanding and comprehension of Te Reo Māori.
•    Literacy in te Tiriti o Waitangi, Māori health advancement guidelines and Vision Mātauranga policy.
•    Existing stakeholder networks and track record of developing new stakeholder relationships in sectors of relevance to the platform.
•    Proven relationship building and management skills with proficiency in cultural protocols.
•    Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
•    Existing networks with Pacific Peoples organisations and communities
•    5+ years’ experience in the New Zealand research, science & technology and/or health and/or community sectors.

There is extensive amount of travel required for this position.

KA KATIA NGĀ TONO/ APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Sunday, 16 June 2024

TONOA MAI, TIROHIA RANEI NGĀ KORERO WHAKAMARAMA MŌ TE TŪRANGA NEI / APPLY OR VIEW THE POSITION DESCRIPTION: JacksonStone & Partners: Pouaarahi, Partnerships and Cultural Manager

TOHUTORO/REFERENCE: BH-10969

POSITION DETAILS:  Job Description

ME HE PĀTAI ANŌ/ FURTHER ENQUIRIES: Rachelle Russell 04 550 8041 #LI-DNI



Primary Location
 NZL-SI-Dunedin
Employment Status
 Fixed Term 
Salary Level and Range Please see information above
Organisation
 Research Divisional Office
Job Function
 Administrative and Operations Management


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