Job Vacancies

The DAA Group is a Ministry of Health and independently designated certification and accreditation company that provides assessments in the health sector against a range of standards, including audits against the Health and Disability Services Standards for Ministry of Health certification, EQuIP Accreditation and ISO Quality Management.   We undertake audits across New Zealand.

We are periodically seeking to engage:

  1. Contract auditors to undertake the audits in a variety of health care sectors
  2. Staff positions in our Wellington and Christchurch offices  

Below is a list of our current job vacancies:


Contract Auditors

The contract auditor role provides an opportunity to work with the sector to maintain and assist in the development of practices to meet and exceed standards.  It is an opportunity to work across the sector and encourage safety and quality improvement.  Because it is a contract position, number of days of work will be flexible.  There will be travel involved.

Applicants are required to be experienced (more than two years’ experience at a senior level in the sector) and it is desirable to have achieved Unit Standard 8086 (Demonstrate Knowledge Required for Quality Auditing) qualification, knowledge of the auditing and accreditation sector in New Zealand (although training can be provided) and be goal focused.


Area of Expertise

Clinical Qualification

Desired location


Midwife with current APC

New Zealand but must be able to travel

Consumer of services

Physical disability

New Zealand but must be able to travel

Maori Services - Mental Health

Registered Nurse with mental health expertise and current APC

New Zealand but must be able to travel

If you are interested in any of these positions, please send your curriculum vitae and a letter outlining the expertise and attributes you bring to this role to Cathy Cummings, Managing Director - Operations by email at or phone 04 499 0367 for further information. 


Staff Positions

General Manager - Wellington or Christchurch

We are seeking to employ a General Manager based in our Wellington or Christchurch office. As General Manager you will possess strong leadership skills, strategic and operational management ability, interpersonal communication and demonstrate credibility and integrity at all times.

We are a small, passionate team that strives for integrity, professionalism and partnership in everything we do.  We play fair and value the strength of the team.  We need someone who will continue to live these values with us.

We envisage the role to be four days a week (0.8 FTE).

Key responsibilities:

·        Leadership

·        Strategic management and business development

·        Business systems and continuous quality improvement

·        Developing people and culture

·        Financial, ICT and resource management

·        Health and safety

·        Risk management

·        Tikanga Maori

·        Marketing and Public Relations


Key personal attributes:

·        Demonstrated successes in previous leadership roles

·        A proven commitment to values based leadership

·        Strong commercial acumen with a strategic focus

·        Excellent relationship management and interpersonal skills

·        An ability to think laterally and bring a fresh approach to issues and develop practical solutions

·        A willingness to be hands-on and solutions-focused

If this sounds like you (and you are legally allowed to work in New Zealand), please send your CV and a covering letter to Margot Broadhead (Executive Assistant) For a copy of the Position Description, or if you have any queries, please either email Margot or call her on 04 499 0367.

Applications close on Monday, 4th March 2019.  Interviews for this role are likely to be held the following week.


Marketing Coordinator - part time, contract

We are seeking to engage a Marketing Coordinator in a part time, contract position.  The position can be based in either Wellington or Christchurch.

The Marketing Coordinator will work closely with our Managing Director - Business Development assisting them with promoting the DAA Group services and brand and expanding the business. Applicants are required to have at least two years marketing experience and be competent in different aspects including social media, campaign management, delivery, advertising, analysing data, website co-ordination, design and market research.

To be successful in this role you will need:

If you are interested in this position, please send your curriculum vitae and a letter outlining the expertise and attributes you bring to this role to Janice McEwan, Managing Director – Business Development by email at or phone 04 499 0367 for further information.