Senior Advisor - Ministerial Services/OIA
NZ Ministry of Health
Wellington, WG, NZ
1d ago
  • Are you looking for a role within a supportive team and focused directorate?
  • Wellington based Flexible work location
  • Full time, Permanent Position We are looking for a Senior Advisor to join the Government Group, part of the Government Relations and Partnerships group within the new agency.
  • Ko wai mātou Who are we? Hauora Aotearoa Health New Zealand (HNZ) has been created to achieve a vision of Pae Ora, healthy futures for all New Zealanders.

    The new system will be established around the priority outcomes of partnership, equity, sustainability, person- and whānau-centred care, and excellence.

    The formation of HealthNZ is a bold and courageous step in the journey to transform the way that health services are delivered in Aotearoa.

    HealthNZ will manage the health system day to day and will plan and commission health services for the whole population with responsibility for improving service delivery and outcomes at all levels.

    Te whiwhinga mahi The Opportunity This is a unique and exciting time to join our Ministerial Services as they embark on the next phase of their work programme.

    You will be joining this newly formed team that sits within the Government Relations and Partnerships group.As a senior advisor within the team, you will play a vital role by working collaboratively across the entire Government Relations and Partnerships group to produce, oversee, and drive strategic pieces of work.

    Nga Pūkenga Motuhake Important SkillsAs the ideal person you will have : -

  • Previous experience in a Ministerial / Government Services / Official correspondence (or equivalent) unit, or related field
  • Extensive working knowledge of applicable legislation including the Privacy Act and the Official Information Act
  • Outstanding relationship management skills you will need to be able to build trusting relationships across the programme
  • Be able to work at pace through a period of significant change and ambiguity.
  • Experience dealing with complex and high-profile Ministerial work across all workstreams such as OIAs, correspondence, PQs and Select Committee hearings.
  • Experience in liaising with stakeholders such as Officers of Parliament, Parliamentary staff or Ministerial staff.
  • Enhance the capability of the team through guiding, coaching, and mentoring of other team members.
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and using sound judgment to develop options and provide advice
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to tailor complex messages to a range of audiences
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to foster good stakeholder relationships This position has a salary range of $94,716 - $117,146.
  • The offered salary will be based on skills and experience. Me pēhea te tuku tono How to applyTo apply for this role, please click Apply'to submit your application online and upload your CV and cover letter.

    For further information regarding the role, please contact Neha Johnson, Recruitment Advisor at recruitment health.govt.nz quoting reference number MOH / 1637930.

    Advertising for this role closes at midnight on Monday 27 June, 2022 however, if an ideal candidate is found before this time, we will move forward with interviews earlier.

    Please note : The MoH recruitment team is supporting the establishment of Health NZ & the Māori Health Authority by acting as the departmental agency for recruitment services for new positions into these two new entities.

    This includes but is not limited to hosting advertisements and receiving applications on their behalfWe encourage diversity and inclusion 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 +64 4 4665318 if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.

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