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Advisor/Senior Advisor

Ministry of Health
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Advisor/Senior Advisor, Analytical Projects, Health and Disability Intelligence, Strategy and Policy


Do you have a post-graduate tertiary qualification with an epidemiology, public health, statistics, social science or quantitative health research component?


Would you like to join our highly motivated team and use your skills to provide evidence-based analytics so that “All New Zealanders live well, stay well and get well”? 


We're looking for an Advisor or an experienced Senior Advisor to join our dynamic Analytical Projects, Health and Disability Intelligence Group which sits within the wider Strategy and Policy tea here at the Ministry of Health.


The Strategy and Policy Business Unit is the lead Ministry business unit for developing and providing policy advice to Ministers and carrying out related policy functions in the Ministry's areas of responsibility. The Unit will work with, inform, and be informed by, the work of the Ministry's clinical, operations, purchasing, programme development, funding and administration of legislation functions to support the delivery of a more effective health and disability system. 



Using a wide range of administrative and survey data our team monitors population health and the performance of the health and disability system.  This includes a focus on improving access to health services as well as health outcomes for all New Zealanders.


If you think you've got what we're looking for, apply online today!


For further information about this role please contact Sarah Perry on 04 816 3332 or e-mail:


To apply for this position please provide your current Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter outlining your relevant qualifications, experience and your interest in the role.  We only accept applications via the Ministry of Health careers page. Please specify in your cover letter whether you are applying for the Advisor or Senior Advisor role.


This permanent position is based in Wellington.


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.


Advertising close: 24 August 2018




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