Senior Advisor Māori., Auckland

Last update 2024-04-22
Expires 2024-05-22
ID #2051459519
Senior Advisor Māori., Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified March 1, 2024


Provide dedicated cultural safety support to our Prevention and Partnerships teams

Permanent opportunity, flexible location options

Great benefits including 9% superannuation & WFH options

Tā mātou nei whakakitenga, he waihanga i ngā honongo ahurei me ngā tāngata katoa o Aotearoa, kia ngāwari ake ngā wā e whara ai te tangata, hei whakapiki i tā rātou nei oranga.

Our vision is to create a unique partnership with every New Zealander, improving their quality of life by minimising the incidence and impact of injury.

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

Huakina Te Rā, ACC’s new enterprise strategy, sets a clear vision for Tōnui Ake Nei, a Thriving Aotearoa. ACC will achieve this by focusing on improving equity for our customers, ensuring the scheme is here for future generations, and working with communities to improve safety and resilience to injury.

We have an exciting opportunity to join ACC’s Māori Health Partnerships team as a Senior Advisor Māori. Your expertise will strengthen Māori health equity decision-making and enhance outcomes for Māori under Huakina Te Rā. You will focus on providing support to our wider ACC teams to respectfully braid Te Ao Māori and western medical approaches to health equity, enabling cultural safety and supporting ACC to build strong relationships with Māori.

Working collaboratively with other roles that champion Māori cultural guidance across ACC, you will help build knowledge and understanding to enable delivery of our organisational commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Mōu ake | About you

We are looking for someone with a personal commitment to improving outcomes for Māori and a passion for growing cultural capability in others. You will be a strong communicator who naturally builds meaningful relationships and can engage effectively with stakeholders at all levels.

To be successful you will have:

A high level of competency in te reo me ōna tikanga Māori with a deep understanding of Māori culture, values, political and social systems.

Demonstrated mātauranga Māori including a sound understanding of Kaupapa Māori approaches to health outcomes.

Proven ability to advise on the application of te Tiriti o Waitangi and Crown obligations to Māori development and wellbeing.

Demonstrated ability to develop and implement sound responses, that balance the interests of customers and stakeholders.

Significant experience in partnering and maintaining influential relationships with business leaders and working collaboratively at a senior level.

The experience to work collaboratively and effectively manage internal stakeholders through trust, advocacy, and mana enhancing ways.

If you can tick off a few of the list above, we’d love to hear from you. For us, it’s about how you go about your mahi – the relationships you build along the way and how you work with others for success.

He aha taku e tunanako ai | What can you expect

We know that a diverse and inclusive team helps us meet the needs of our customers, and we welcome candidates from every ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, age, and those with a disability or who have additional mental health needs. It is important to us that people are free to be themselves at work. Here are some ways we encourage that:

Employee networks to support our colleagues from diverse backgrounds.

The option to explore flexible working that suits your needs and ours

Development opportunities in te reo Māori me ngā tikanga

The appointing salary range for this role is between 120k – 145k and appointment within this range will be dependent on skills, experience, and internal relativities. We also offer a 9% superannuation contribution on top of the base salary. To view the position description, please click


When submitting your application, please include your CV and a cover letter telling us why you think you would be a great fit for the role.

Applications will close at midnight, Sunday 11 th

February 2024

and can only be accepted when submitted through our ACC Career Website. If you encounter accessibility issues when submitting your application, or if you have any questions about the role, please email Nadine. O’


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior advisor māori.

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