Manager, Global Health
New Zealand Government Jobs
Wellington, New Zealand
12d ago

Job Description

Do you enjoy complexity? Are you highly motivated with excellent interpersonal skills? Have you got a broad understanding of New Zealand's role in the international environment and in international health issues?

If yes, then this is a great opportunity to take another step in your career.

We're looking for a Manager for our Global Health team! The Manager, Global Health is the pivot point for the Ministry's international engagement and is responsible for overall management of the Ministry's interface with international organisations.

Global Health is a busy and varied portfolio that works with colleagues across the Ministry, other Government agencies, the wider health system and beyond.

The Manager, Global Health is responsible for :

managing the Ministry's interface with international agencies such as the World Health Organization, OECD and APEC

providing strategic analysis and advice on international health matters

co-ordinating Ministry and cross-government input or involvement in international health matters, including briefing and logistical support for New Zealand participation in international health meetings, and

contributing to broader Protection, Regulation and Assurance objectives and wider Ministry objectives as required.

To be successful in this role you will need to maintain and build excellent relationships with a range of internal stakeholders including Ministers' offices, senior Ministry staff, and colleagues across the entire organisation.

You will also need to maintain excellent relationships with external agencies including government ministries and international organisations.

You will need to be able to demonstrate expert interpersonal and communication skills, strategic agility, advanced risk management skills, political savviness, diplomacy and strong influencing skills.

The ability to provide sound and clear policy advice is essential, as is experience in health policy and / or the health sector.

You must also be able to work independently whilst recognising the importance of reflecting a whole-of-Ministry' view.

For further information on this position please contact Jane Dancer, Manager, Office of the Director, Protection, Regulation and Assurance on jane dancer

To apply for this position provide your current Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter outlining your background and your interest in the role.

All applications must be made online via the Ministry of Health Careers Site.

The Ministry of Health is committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. All staff - regardless of gender, race, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious or ethical beliefs, political opinion or union affiliation -

have access to equal employment opportunities. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workforce and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements.

Applictions close Sunday 22 July 2018

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