Senior Advisors, Public Health Policy and Regulation Group at Ministry of Health, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Be a part of a highly functioning and supportive team contributing to improving health outcomes and equity in New Zealand
- Opportunity to have impact - grow your skills and experience and help shape work in an important and interesting area
- Salary midpoint of $98,204, actual salary dependent on your experience
Ko wai mātou - About Us
Manatū Hauora is 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. Now is the time to look to the future, to ensure New Zealanders are cared for by a health system that is innovative, future focussed and world leading.
The PHA provides public health leadership across the health and disability sector and beyond to influence the wider determinants of population health to enable people, their whānau and environments to be healthy and improve their wellbeing. The PHA is responsible for leading on all public health and population health policy, strategy, regulatory, intelligence, surveillance, and monitoring functions.
Ko tōu ake mahi - What You'll Do
The Public Health Policy and Regulation Group are responsible for providing policy advice to Ministers and decision-makers on issues that promote and protect public health for the whole population or groups of people to achieve pae ora for all.
As a strong communicator, you will use your analytical and critical thinking skills to develop 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.
Ko ngā pukenga ōu - What You'll Bring
- A relevant tertiary qualification
- Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to communicate clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles
- Strong analytical, critical thinking and strategic advisory skills
- Previous successful experience in using sound judgement and discretion, and proven ability to work under pressure in an environment of ambiguity and complexity
- Demonstrated understanding of legislation and regulatory settings
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 is improving 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
To view the position description and apply, please follow the online process at our Careers Website. If you have any questions, email our Recruitment Team. Applications close on Thursday, 30 March 2023. To apply, you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – For information on work visa eligibility, click here.
We value diversity and are committed to working in an inclusive and respectful way. We welcome applicants from all walks of life and appreciate the richness of experience that your point of difference could bring to us. Please contact us 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:||Senior Advisor, Policy and Regulation PHA- March 2023.pdf (PDF, 153KB)
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