How to apply

Selection criteria

The following criteria will guide selection. Participants should meet many of the selection criteria.

  • Currently in a leadership role
  • At least three years’ experience in public health in New Zealand
  • Demonstrate commitment to core values of public health and to advancing equity in health outcomes
  • Demonstrate commitment to remain in public health
  • Regarded by others as a leader, eg, asked to mentor others, history of being asked to take responsibility by community for central activities, takes the lead on a particular issue
  • Evidence of self-motivation with the passion and ability to make a significant difference in public health

The following additional criteria will also guide the selection decisions:

  • Māori
  • Pacific or Asian
  • currently employed in public health role
  • seniority and strategic influence
  • in management/team leader roles
  • hold public health qualifications.

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Applications for 2022 closed on 4 March 2022.

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