Senior Advisor, Government Services at Ministry of Health, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Permanent roles based in Wellington
- Four positions available across the Government Services group
- Salary midpoint of $98,204 actual salary dependent on your experience
Ko wai mātou - About Us
At Manatū Hauora we are the kaitiaki of the health system, providing leadership and driving strategy and performance. We regulate the health sector and are the primary source of advice on health matters. As we move away from the response to the Covid pandemic, now is the time to look to the future to ensure New Zealanders are cared for by a health system that is innovative, future-focused and world-leading.
Ko tōu ake mahi - What You'll Do
The Wellington-based Government Services group sits within the Government & Executive Services directorate at Manatū Hauora and is made up of the Ministerial Correspondence team, the OIA Services team, the Parliamentary Advice and Coordination team, and the OIA Advisory and Complaints team. Between the four teams, the Government Services group manages processes, training and other work related to parliamentary questions, Select Committees, Ministerial and Director-General correspondence, OIA and PA releases, and Ombudsman complaints.
Our teams provide services which uphold the organisational excellence of Manatū Hauora.
As a Senior Advisor within the Government Services group, you will have the opportunity to be at the forefront of communicating dynamic health system changes to key health sector stakeholders, MPs and members of the public. You will help lead and mentor the team, while providing excellent advice to the wider Ministry. In this reactive role, the ability to manage your own workload and to scale up and down as required is essential.
The roles will be based in one of the four teams that make up the Government Services group, though you will be expected to work across all of the teams as workflow pressures dictate.
Ko ngā pukenga ōu - What You'll Bring
- Sound knowledge of the machinery of government
- Strong analytical and written communication skills
- The ability to build collaborative and positive relationships within the team and other Ministry and Parliamentary staff
- The capability to quickly establish priorities and meet deadlines in an agile way, think ahead, use initiative and sound judgement and produce written material to a high standard
He aha ta tatou kawe mai - What We Bring
Flexibility – We understand everyone is different and treat most roles as flexible
Inclusivity – Our Values help us to provide a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace
Wellbeing – Our people can be themselves, are supported and able to perform well in their roles
Purpose – Our mahi is nationally significant and improves the lives of New Zealanders
Ngā Uaratanga – Our Values
Our Values underpin how we work together and with the health and disability sector, public service colleagues and communities to achieve pae ora – healthy futures for all New Zealanders.
Manaakitanga – We show care, inclusion, respect, support, trust, and kindness to each other
Kaitiakitanga – We preserve and maintain an environment that enables our people to thrive
Whakapono – We have trust and faith in each other to do the right thing
Kōkiri ngātahi – We commit and work together towards a common purpose
Me pēhea te tono - How to Apply
We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to working in an inclusive and respectful workplace.
To view the position description and apply, please follow the online process at our Careers Website. Please include a cover letter as part of your application, highlighting your relevant skills and experience and why you are interested in the role. If you have any questions, email our Recruitment Team. Applications close on Wednesday, 1 February 2023.
We welcome applicants from all walks of life and appreciate the richness of experience that your point of difference could bring to us. Please let us know if there is any support we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is accessible to you.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Health|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
|Attachment:||PD Senior Advisor GES.pdf (PDF, 116KB)
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