Advisor, Policy and Regulation at Ministry of Health, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Opportunity for a graduate in a relevant field
- Contribute to improving health outcomes in New Zealand
- Opportunity to have impact - grow your skills and experience and help shape work in an important and interesting area
Be a part of a supportive team providing advice on key pieces of work within the Policy and Regulation group.
Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team:
As part of the Ministry of Health, the The Public Health Agency (PHA) has a role in fulfilling the special relationship under Te Tiriti o Waitangi through partnership with Te Aka Whai Ora (the Māori Health Authority), iwi, hapū and, Māori communities and kaupapa Māori partners. The PHA will ensure a Tiriti led approach to population health that enables mana whakahaere in regard to Māori aspirations for health and wellbeing, enables mana motuhake so that Māori can live on their terms and according to Māori philosophies, values and practices and enables mana Māori including tikanga and kawa and encapsulated within mātauranga Māori.
The PHA is responsible for leading on all public health and population health policy, strategy, regulatory, intelligence, surveillance, and monitoring functions and for developing technical service specifications for public health programmes, that Te Whatu Ora (Health New Zealand), together with the Te Aka Whai Ora, will determine and co-commission services for.
Te whainga poto o tēnei tūranga – What is the purpose of this position?
This position sits within one of four teams in the Policy and Regulation Group.
Working closely alongside the Principal and Senior Advisors, you will provide advice to support, maintain and improve the delivery of high-quality work programmes - the current work programme is focused on achieving Smokefree 2025 and improving food environments.
As a strong communicator, you will gather and research information and provide written or verbal advice to support the wider team. Working within set timeframes is important in this key role, and your ability to manage your time effectively will enable you to successfully juggle and deliver multiple tasks.
Ngā Pūkenga me ngā Wheako – Skills & Experience:
- Tertiary qualification in a relevant field and/or equivalent experience
- Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to tailor complex messages to a range of audiences
- Strong organisational skills with the ability to think ahead, use initiative, establish priorities and meet deadlines whilst preserving high levels of accuracy and confidentiality
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to foster good stakeholder relationships
Ngā uaratanga - Our Ministry values
The Manatū Hauora is the kaitiaki of the health system in New Zealand. We are responsible for providing active stewardship and leadership across the nation's health system. We ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live.
This is a permanent, full-time position. 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 email email@example.com, quoting reference number MOH/1664509.
Advertising for this role closes at 5pm Monday, 3rd October 2022.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Health|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
|Attachment:||PD - 8062 5510 Advisor Policy and Regulation -July 2022 (002).pdf (PDF, 176KB)
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