20 Jan 2021

Full-Time Tūmuaki – General Manager

Mana Recruitment Ltd – Posted by Mana RecruitmentParaparaumu, Wellington, New Zealand

Hora Te Pai

Job Description

Do you have an in-depth understanding and practical experience in Māori health service management? Utilise your leadership and people management skills within this unique and innovative Health service.

  • Provide diligent leadership and direction to staff.
  • Steer the course of an innovative, community-based organisation.
  • Incorporate and embed Kaupapa Māori frameworks.

Hora Te Pai Health Services was established 30 years ago by Te Ātiawa ki Whakarongai and is based on the sunny Kāpiti Coast, north of Wellington.  Established with the intent of supporting the wellbeing of Māori health in the local community – it’s a small practice with huge aroha.  Providing comprehensive, high quality health care, wellbeing and social services, the organisation’s focus is to promote personal growth and self-determination for their clients and community.

A unique and exciting opportunity has opened up for a Tūmuaki /General Manager;

  • To drive the business forward, sustainably into the future.
  • Provide sound leadership and direction to staff.
  • Support the Board to develop strategy that is consistent with the Service’s vision.
  • Incorporate and embed Kaupapa Māori frameworks cross organisationally.

The Tūmuaki – General Manager will have the confidence to correctly apply tikanga to work practices and stakeholder relationships, will have a high level of investment in the local community and for the satisfaction of their clients.  Community and local iwi engagement is critical so your ability to draw on your well established iwi, hapū and marae connections is vital to your success in this role.

Highly values driven and courageous in all that you do, you will be able to role-model effective and bold leadership that is both innovative and visionary. Your well-honed communication and relationship building skills will see you working collaboratively to develop and maintain effective relationships with a diverse range of key stakeholder groups and you will bring parties together to connect build and unify others toward shared vision and goals.

We call on applicants with appropriate experience, knowledge, and skills including:

  • In-depth understanding and practical experience in Māori health service management.
  • Knowledge of current research and best practice in New Zealand and internationally in regard to indigenous and Māori
  • An appreciation and affinity with tikanga Māori and an understanding of Te Reo Māori.
  • Experience in facilitating meetings and providing leadership in the health and disability sector.
  • Demonstrated experience as a GM, operations manager, or senior people leader.
  • A good understanding of commercial law and legislation as it relates to a SME.
  • Experience in business management, planning and financial control supported by well-rounded financial acumen and risk/compliance skills.
  • Skilled in operationalising concepts and strategies and be able to work with complexity comfortably.
  • A history of building a high performing organisational culture, bringing people together and building a unity of purpose.
  • Skilled in the implementation and delivery of Boards of trustees’ decisions and policies.
  • A record of people management, and skills in the end to end attraction, hiring, supervision and performance assessment – attracting and retaining the right people to deliver the right services.
  • Experience in supporting and working with the governance Board and various Crown agencies.
  • A personal drive and motivation coupled with a lack of ego.
  • Be intellectually sharp, capable, and agile.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications, which may be offset by considerable and comparable experience.

This is a significant opportunity for an individual to take a career step forward, and to harvest real results at a community level.  Remuneration and benefits are at a level to attract those with an experienced skill set and strong cultural competency.

To apply, or to enquire further in confidence call or email please contact Heather Walker for a confidential conversation now on (09) 632 1108 or email your up-dated CV and covering letter through to heather@manarecruitment.co.nz.

Applications close: Monday the 25th of January 2021 at 5.00pm.

How to Apply

To apply, or to enquire further in confidence call or email please contact Heather Walker for a confidential conversation now on (09) 632 1108 or email your up-dated CV and covering letter through to heather@manarecruitment.co.nz. Applications close: Monday the 25th of January 2021 at 5.00pm.

Job Categories: General Manager, Healthcare / Medical, and Leadership/Management. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 100,000 and above. Job expires in 4 days.

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