Kaiwhakahaere Kaupapa (Portfolio Manager) - Māori Health

  • Permanent full-time position
  • Bring your commitment to Māori  health and Vulnerable Populations with in NMH
  • Great team making a real difference 

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position) 

Nelson Marlborough Health’s (NMH’s) GM Māori Health and Vulnerable Populations is building a centre of excellence in Māori  Health and Vulnerable Populations in the Top of the South Island and has accelerated the appointment of several positions to enable this vision to become a working reality. 

We are seeking applications for the exciting role of Portfolio Manager within our Te Waka Hauora -Māori Health and Vulnerable Populations team. You will work out of Pae Ora, our Nelson based offices, but will have a district-wide focus across the Nelson Marlborough region, requiring travel.

The role will be diverse in nature and will require project management of a range of programmes of action that seek to improve Māori  Maternal/Child Health in the areas of: Safe Sleep, Smoke Free, Immunisation, Healthy Homes, Oral Health, Hauora Direct Warrant of Fitness and much, much more. So experience in this type of work is essential. 

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will have an understanding of tikanga Māori, a health background and experience in and running or facilitating community projects. It would also be an asset if you had an established understanding of, and network within, our local Māori or vulnerable population communities. 

Your ability to work as a member of a close-knit team will be essential as Te Waka Hauora, NMH’s Māori Health and Vulnerable Populations team, views teamwork as central to success. 

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork. 

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)


Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position) 

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 546 1274.

For role specific information please contact Ditre Tamatea, GM Māori Health and Vulnerable Populations via Ditre.Tamatea@nmdhb.govt.nz

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.



Applications close: Thursday 20th May (extended)

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.  

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: N21-150

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Thursday, 20 May 2021