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Senior Advisor or Senior Analyst

Ministry of Health
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Service Analysis and Modelling

Health Systems Improvement and Innovation

Full-time Permanent, Wellington

We have a unique opportunity for you to utilise your expert technical skills and help improve the health of New Zealanders, sound like you? Keep reading…

We are looking for two well-rounded Senior Advisors or Senior Analyst to join our team of technical specialists, in delivering health services in to New Zealand.

These roles offer you challenging and interesting opportunities to demonstrate your analytical and modelling skills and to develop further your health sector knowledge. You will complement the competencies and skills of a team of multi-disciplinary technical specialists. This involves providing input into key project(s) that work across the Ministry and the wider Health Sector.

As our Senior Advisor or Senior Analyst, you will work as part of the professional, committed and busy team to undertake evidence based analysis across a number of areas. You will bring in expert knowledge in using a range of approaches to deliver a high quality and timely service to a variety of stakeholders.

To be successful in the Senior Advisor role you will have:

  • Ability to conceptualise and model complex issues and options using intervention logics
  • Extensive experience in presenting complex information to suit a variety of audiences
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Experience in visualising information in different formats
  • Proven working experience developing your own codes in SAS or SQL coding

To be successful in the Senior Analyst role you will have:

  • Advanced skills and extensive experience in SAS and/or R coding
  • Extensive knowledge and demonstrated working experience in the use of data analysis tools in particular MS Excel and Visual Basic
  • Proven experience in conceptualising and modelling complex issues and options
  • Extensive experience in presenting complex information to suit a variety of audiences

For further information about this position please contact Sylvia Yan on 04 470 0613 or email

To view a position description for this role please visit the Ministry of Health Careers Site.

Applications close Sunday 3rd February at midnight.

All applications must be made online.  For further information on this position please contact recruitment at

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.

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