Team Leader, National Investigation and Tracing Centre (Triage)
Ministry Of Health
Wellington, New Zealand
5d ago

Job Description

  • Fixed Term Contract or Secondment until December 2022
  • Wellington-based
  • Leadership and operations experience preferred
  • Mō tō mātou rōpū About our team :

    The Ministry of Health is the lead Public Health agency on the national COVID-19 response and has established the COVID-19 Health System Response Directorate to provide oversight of all activities contributing to the Ministry's COVID-19 response.

    The National Investigation and Tracing Centre team forms a critical function within the COVID-19 Health System Response Directorate.

    The team is responsible for managing the integrity of the data and flow of information in the National Contact Tracing Solution and operationalising changing policies.

    The team is now working tactically to utilise tools built in the COVID-19 response for managing other infectious diseases and this role will be a key player in this.

    The team operates seven days a week and some weekend work may be required.

    Te whainga poto o tēnei tūranga What is the purpose of this position?

    The Team Leader Triage manages a team of Lead Analysts, Senior Analysts and Analysts who provide operational support and process development for National Contact Tracing Solution data as well as supporting the implementation of change across the Service.

    This team has a strong focus on working to the team's strengths and maintaining a vibrant and inclusive culture.

    You will enjoy working flexibly with a range of stakeholders, internally and externally. You will be accountable for the planning, coordinating, development and implementation of operational and clinical policies and processes that support the delivery of case investigation and contact tracing services.

    In addition, you will support the ongoing engagement with PHUs and other organisations to enable case investigation and contact tracing services.

    Ngā Pūkenga me ngā Wheako Skills & Experience :

    You will thrive performing in an fast paced, agile environment and enjoy working in a collaborative manner to deliver outcomes within tight timeframes.

    In addition you will bring experience in :

  • Managing a team's capability and capacity to deliver on current and future work priorities, including through times of change and uncertainty
  • Leading and supporting the pastoral and development needs of a team to enable an inclusive, diverse and safe workplace where people thrive
  • Leading complex problem solving and planning
  • Ability to prioritise, lead, manage and deliver programmes from planning to completion
  • Supporting contract negotiation, implementation, governance and performance management, ideally with health or other social service providers
  • Relationship management skills with ability to foster good stakeholder relationships through consultation and partnership
  • Public health or other social service provider organisation
  • All Ministry workers on our sites or Ministry workers who conduct in-person business need to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

    Confirmation of your vaccination status is a requirement.

    This position has a salary range of $117,363 - $140,000 The offered salary will be based on skills and experience.

    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 recruitment or on +64 4 466 5318if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.

    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.

    Ngā uaratanga - Our Ministry values

    https : / / / about-ministry / careers / our-ministry-values-nga-uaratanga

    You will find a copy of the Position Description attached or online at

    Me pēhea te tuku tono How to apply :

    Please click Apply for this Job ' to upload your CV and cover letter.

    For further information regarding the role, please contact recruitment, quoting reference number MOH / 1627652

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