HPA's work includes leading and delivering innovative, high quality and cost effective national health promotion initiatives. HPA is a crown entity that work with partners including medical professionals, researchers and academics, community groups, public health advocates, industry groups and others who are aligned to its goals.

Senior Advisor Business Planning and Communications

12 months fixed-term


Are you an experienced senior advisor who is keen to use your business planning development and delivery skills? Can you link the strategic framework to a planning process that demonstrates by the action in the business plan that our programmes make a difference for New Zealanders?


We are looking for someone like you who can apply strategic planning in a matrix organisation and identify and report on the performance of multiple projects. Your facilitation and relationship skills will be a key strength when working with our internal stakeholders and partners including Māori and Pacific advisors, who are crucial to our work.


If this sounds like you, and you would like to be part of a multi-disciplinary internal communications team that supports a range of initiatives that encourage New Zealanders to live healthier lives, apply now.


Please email the completed HPA application form (below), CV and covering letter to or post to Vacancies, Health Promotion Agency, PO Box 2142, Wellington.


Applications close 9am on Monday 1 October. For further information, phone Linzie Sutton, HR Assistant, on (04) 901 0954. Please note, applicants are required to be a non-smoker and be eligible to work in New Zealand.


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