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Baby Friendly Advisor, Baby Friendly Aotearoa NZ

We require a person with a deep understanding of Baby Friendly, excellent communication and organisational skills to join our team.

The New Zealand Breastfeeding Alliance (NZBA) is a collaborative of 30 plus breastfeeding member organisations established in 1998 to promote breastfeeding in New Zealand. It is a non-profit organisation that also administers the Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) in New Zealand. Baby Friendly is an international WHO/UNICEF programme mandated by the Ministry of Health.

We require a person with a deep understanding of Baby Friendly, excellent communication and organisational skills to join our team.

The role will include coordination of the BFHI in maternity services (BFHI).

The successful applicant requires:

  • A health professional background with experience in infant and young child health; experience as a lactation consultant would be an advantage
  • Familiarity in health service delivery in NZ
  • Takes leadership in ensuring that an equity focus  is paramount

The position is 0.5 FTE and based in Christchurch.  This is a national position and the role requires some travel in NZ.

Job Description

Please submit a current Curriculum Vitae and covering letter with three recent work referees via post or email to jane@nzba.co.nz

Applications close on Friday 5 June 2020.