Policy Professionals - COVID-19
NZ Ministry of Health
Wellington, WG, NZ
6d ago
  • Unique opportunity to be part of the health policy response to COVID-19
  • Range of roles from Principal Policy Analyst to Analyst
  • Permanent roles based in Wellington New Zealand is currently working its way through the global COVID-19 pandemic. The Government relies on timely, accurate and effective health advice to continue to keep our team of 5 million safe and well.
  • This is a unique opportunity for you to participate in a dynamic fast paced environment focussed on the continued navigation through this pandemic.

    We are looking for policy professionals at all levels, who want to be part of shaping the future of the strategy and policy advice we are providing for COVID-19.

    People who would suit this role will have a strong ethic of public service and will see this as an opportunity to make a difference.

    They will come with a range of policy skills, expertise and backgrounds. You will be great at :

  • breaking down (and solving) complex policy problems
  • building policy from the lived experience of our diverse communities
  • innovative thinking creating the how for our health and disability system to tackle critical challenges, whilst still ensuring equity and Te Tiriti considerations are at the forefront of our thinking.
  • To be successful you will have experience in applying analytical, empathetic and / or design thinking to challenging problems, and should be adaptive to a diverse and at times rapidly changing work programme.

    This team is where you will hone your ability to provide robust well considered advice, across a range of senior stakeholders and cross agencies.

    You will be a true collaborator building genuine relationships at all levels. For Senior and Principal roles, you will need to demonstrate a strong track record of delivering analytically robust and impactful work programmes, as well as freely sharing your knowledge mentoring others as well as being mentored.

    Knowledge of the health and disability sector is not essential. Your enthusiasm for providing great policy advice is! Ngā uaratanga - Our Ministry valueshttps : / / www.

    health.govt.nz / about-ministry / careers / our-ministry-values-nga-uaratangaThe 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 careers.health.govt.nz. Please click Apply for this Job' to upload your CV and cover letter.

    For further information regarding the role, please contact Deborah at deborah.brockie health.govt.nz, quoting reference number MOH / 1573357.

    Advertising for this role closes at midnight on Tuesday, 26 October 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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