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Associate Commissioner Investigations

  • An Executive Position
  • Lead and Manage the Investigations function
  • High Quality Focus
  • Auckland based role

The purpose of the Health and Disability Commissioner is to promote and protect health and disability services consumers' rights and to facilitate the fair and efficient resolution of complaints relating to infringement of those rights.

We are looking for a talented and dynamic leader to ensure the delivery of high quality, timely investigations that result in the fair and efficient resolution of complaints. Reporting to the Commissioner, you will be a member of the Executive Leadership Team.

You will need:

  • Extensive experience in and knowledge of investigations
  • Sound leadership and management skills with demonstrated success in motivating and managing a high performing team
  • Sound understanding of the New Zealand health and disability sector, consumer rights issues and the needs of health and disability consumers
  • Highly developed communication and relationship management skills
  • Highly developed analytical and writing skills
  • Experience in business planning, budget management and management reporting
  • An appropriate tertiary qualification
  • Demonstrated focus on quality and service improvement
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

All applicants must complete an HDC application form to be considered.
Please download the application form (Docx 88kb) and position description (pdf 102kb).

Applications for this role close Friday 8th September.

Please send your Confidential CV to: Paula Watts Managing Director, Niche Recruitment Limited, Level 14, 57 Fort Street, Auckland or email:; Ph: 09 3772248

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