Head of Injury Prevention

  • Anonymous Company
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Jun 24, 2024
Full-Time Management

Job Description

Mō mātou | About us

Tōnui Ake Nei | Thriving Aotearoa is our vision for a future where we work together so that all people and their communities can live the lives they value.

At ACC all our leaders are focused on bringing our vision to life. Huakina Te Rā is our 10-year strategy that incorporates our vision.

Mō tenei tūrana mahi | About this role

This is an exciting opportunity to create intergenerational impact in areas that cause unnecessary and significant harm to New Zealand. Reducing the incidence and severity of injuries is one of ACC's strategic priorities. Successful injury prevention initiatives keep people and communities in New Zealand safe, and the scheme sustainable.

As our Head of Injury Prevention, you'll lead a high performing team, as well as work with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. Charged with implementing our new strategic plan, you will have a focus on key areas such as road safety, high risk workplaces and family/sexual violence.

You'll have a keen eye for opportunities that will have the largest impact in our priority areas, and be able to lead challenging conversations about where we invest our injury prevention resources. A key part of the role is to collaborate across ACC as well as with other agencies, partners, providers, and communities to develop a sustainable injury prevention culture across New Zealand.

The Head of Injury Prevention reports to our Deputy Chief Executive, Strategy, Engagement and Planning. This role is based in Wellington.

Ko wai koe | About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A track record as a visionary and inspiring leader, creating high performing, engaged teams.
  • Strategic insight, including the ability to execute and prioritise against a strategic plan.
  • Significant experience developing and implementing initiatives that lead to social and/or behavioural change, including measuring impact over time.
  • Ability to build and lead partnerships at a national and community level.
  • Sound understanding and demonstrated leadership of the application of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

You'll thrive on the opportunity to lead through change and will bring strong systems thinking and an innovative approach. You'll have excellent interpersonal, communication, and strategic influencing skills, and a natural curiosity for identifying better ways of working.

Mō ACC | Working at ACC

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 ōna tikanga.


ACC New Zealand

Job Summary

This is an exciting opportunity to create intergenerational impact in areas that cause unnecessary and significant harm to New Zealand. R


9% superannuation

How to apply

Rā Whakakapi | Applications close

For a copy of the information pack including the position description, and to arrange an initial conversation please email Jo Bell at info@amytea.co.nz

To apply, please email your cover letter and CV to apply@amytea.co.nz

Applications close on Sunday 14th July 2024.

You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job.


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