This is an opportunity to join the team at Hāpai Te Hauora, the largest Māori public health organisation in Aotearoa as a Māori Researcher within our Research and Evaluation Team. You will be joining a team committed to supporting whānau, hapū and iwi to determine and achieve wellbeing. 

Purpose of the Position

This role will be leading out two major research projects on behalf of Hāpai Te Hauora, as well as to assist in the co-ordination and delivery of Māori Health Research activities and projects using evidence based approaches that strengthen whanau ora, community action and seek to increase wellness for whanau, hapu and iwi. 

In addition it is intended that you will contribute to appropriate service delivery as a part of Hāpai Te Hauora Tapui Ltd to reduce Māori health inequalities and disparities and improve the overall health status of te iwi Māori. 

This role will require expertise in Kaupapa Māori Research, strong Te Reo me ona Tikanga and it is preferred if you have skills in Quantitative Research, Epidemiology, Data Analysis, Genomics, Data Science, Clinical Research.

Hāpai Te Hauora Tapui Ltd has a tripartite ownership model comprising shareholders Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua, TeWhānau o Waipereira Trust and Raukura Hauora o Tainui. Established 31 December 1995 as a policy initiative of the Northern Regional Health Authority, Hāpai has a mandate from its shareholders to plan, deliver, evaluate and coordinate services within the area of Māori health. 

Through Hāpai’s ownership structure, we cover a large geographical area including the Ngati Whātua and Tainui iwi boundaries and a diverse population comprising of urban and rural Māori communities. Based on the successful delivery of key national contracts, in recent years Hāpai has developed a track record delivering for whānau across Aotearoa and is now the biggest Māori public health organisation delivering services nation-wide.

Hāpai Te Hauora has its head office based in Auckland however this role can be delivered nationwide.

Please provide a CV and Cover Letter, using the email subject "Application for Māori Researcher" to hauora@hapai.co.nz