Senior Advisor, COVID-19 Advisory & Planningat Ministry of Health
Ministry of Health
Wellington, NZ
4d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

  • Play a key role in supporting Aotearoa's response to COVID-19 by working for a world-leading public sector organisation
  • Contribute to wider change in our health system
  • Collaborate to engage our community in broader, strategic thinking
  • Wellington-based fixed term contract or secondment until June 2022
  • Mō tō mātou rōpū About our team :

    We are a group of high-performing, energetic and driven individuals, who are collectively striving to improve our practice in responding to the challenges of COVID-19.

    In addition we are turning our attention to how we can best carry this legacy forward as we look to reshape the our national health system.

    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 purpose of the Planning and Advisory group is to shape and drive the delivery of the COVID-19 Strategy for the directorate and the Ministry.

    Working across the Directorate, the Planning and Advisory group will support the implementation of the COVID-19 Strategy, by acting as a think tank for problem solving challenging and complex issues.

    The group will provide strategic advice to the Deputy Chief Executive and the Ministry's Executive Leadership Team.

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

    The Senior Advisor will use their analytical and insights skills to contribute to the development and delivery of quality advice to improve key aspects of health outcomes for the COVID-19 Directorate.

    You will lead select project and programme development tasks as requested by the Group Manager Planning and Advisory.

    Ngā Pūkenga me ngā Wheako Skills & Experience :

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant field and / or equivalent experience
  • Sound analytical and advisory skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to make connections between various aspects of a piece of work and wider implications for stakeholders and decision makers
  • Experience in influencing people and supporting successful delivery of work programmes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to foster good stakeholder relationships and relate to a wide range of people
  • The ability to communicate clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings, documentation and styles
  • The ability to achieve results in a fast-paced environment, often operating with high levels of ambiguity
  • Knowledge of the machinery of Government would be an advantage
  • A commitment to ensuring your work reflects our responsibilities to the priority of equity and meeting Treaty of Waitangi obligations
  • Ngā uaratanga - Our Ministry values

    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 , quoting reference number MOH / 1542331.

    Advertising for this role closes at midnight on Wednesday 28 July 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 recruitment health.govt.nz or on +64 4 816 2478 if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.

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