Senior Advisor, OIA Servicesat Ministry of Health
Ministry of Health
Wellington, NZ
3d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

  • Wellington based
  • Fixed term until June 2022
  • Be part of the Ministry leading the fight against COVID-19
  • We welcome applicants for a Senior Advisor role in the OIA Services team.

    This is a fast paced role with responsibility for ensuring the Ministry meets all requirements under the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA).

    It affords you the opportunity to deliver responses to requests made under the OIA, and to contribute to the Ministry's Proactive Release programme.

    Seniors Advisors are responsible for :

  • Delivering key pieces of work in a collaborate way across the team, Directorate and Ministry
  • Produce high quality work utilizing significant technical OIA skills gained through your experience of working in the field of official information
  • Handling a caseload of requests for official information made under the OIA
  • Manageing each response from start to finish, drafting responses on behalf of the Ministry, and on behalf of all Ministerial offices.
  • You will have excellent organisational skills, as well as strong written and oral communication skills. You will bring a can-do attitude, an attention to detail, and a proven ability to work to deadlines.

    Previous experience in processing and responding to OIA requests is essential.

    As kaitiaki of our health and disability system, the Ministry of Health is here to ensure all New Zealanders are being well served and that work is incredibly rewarding.

    To ensure we can deliver on the Government's priorities and wellbeing goals and make Aotearoa New Zealand's health system more equitable, we've made some organisational changes to ensure we have the right structures, capability and culture.

    If you're keen to put your skills to use for the wellbeing of all New Zealanders, this role is a part of a number of exciting new positions becoming available.

    Please note we will be conducting interviews for shortlisted candidates while the advert is still open, so don't delay in submitting your application.

    The Ministry of Health is the kaitiaki of the health and disability system in New Zealand. We are responsible for providing active stewardship and leadership across the nations health and disability system.

    We ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live.

    You will find a copy of the Position Description attached or online at . Please click Apply for this Job ' to upload your CV and cover letter.

    For further information regarding the role, please contact recruitment at recruitment health.govt.nz, quoting reference number MOH / 1516409.

    Advertising for this role closes at midnight on 14 June, 2021.

    We encourage diversity and inclusion at the Ministry of Health and are committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures.

    In particular, we want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, so the recruitment process is fair and equitable for all.

    Therefore, please let us know if there is any support, we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you.

    You can contact us at or on +64 4 816 2478 if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.

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