Policy Analyst - Planning at Te Whatu Ora, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
It's not very often something happens that's big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the motu. That's what we're talking about here. The provision of health services in Aotearoa, and how they are delivered, is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora-Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora-Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of health services in Aotearoa for generations to come and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our whānau. Te Whatu Ora is ‘the weaving of wellness'. Whatu is the combining together of people, resources, organisations, thoughts and actions for the betterment and wellbeing of all. Whatu is also a direct reference to the pupil of the eye, and the vision required of the new entity and system. Join us in this mahi...
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are looking for a talented Policy Analyst to join this newly established role within our Strategy, Planning and Performance team at Te Whatu Ora. Your role will have a strong ethic of public service and will see this as an opportunity to make a difference. You will come with a range of policy skills, expertise and backgrounds. The primary purpose of the role is to provide high quality objective analysis and advice on policy issues as they relate to planning and strategy development.
Mōu | About you
The successful candidate will be adaptable, flexible and resilient. You will be a team player with the ability to collaborate with others and will bring along your strong critical thinking skills and ability to build relationships with stakeholders. You'll be able to apply your skills across theoretical design to implementation – though your experience may be more at one end of the spectrum or the other. We're looking to build a well-rounded team, so we're open to candidates with a blend of government policy and operational policy development, and experience. You will be joining this newly formed team where you will sharpen your ability to provide robust well considered advice, across a range of senior stakeholders. You will be a true collaborator building genuine relationships at all levels.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
- Experience in implementing Te Tiriti o Waitangi in action
- Comprehensive knowledge of policy formulation in a health or social sector government or delivery agency
- Highly developed analytical skills and a demonstrated commitment to developing and maintaining specialist skills and knowledge in own area of expertise
- A good understanding or the policy development process and of parliamentary processes
- A good understanding of the policy implementation and the issues likely to impact on it
- Project management skills
This role requires and/or would benefit from the following
- An understanding of the significance of and obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, including how to apply Te Tiriti principles in a meaningful way in your role
- Competency with te ao Māori, tikanga, and te reo Māori or a willingness to learn and grow
Nau mai, uru mai | Come and join us
Te Whatu Ora is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and that means people from all the communities we serve being represented in our workforce. We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of our life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whānau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter. At Te Whatu Ora we acknowledge and respect our people's diversity and spiritual needs, ensuring a safe workplace that is a whānau orientated and supportive environment. We particularly welcome applications from Māori, Pacific, disabled, and rainbow communities.
Te painga o te mahi tahi me matou | Benefits
This is a truly rewarding role where you will come to work each day making a difference, leading change, and creating capabilities across our health service.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (by submitting your cover letter and CV), please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal.
The applications closing date is midnight 31st January If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact Samantha van der Merwe on email@example.com
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||HNZ Position Description Policy Analyst Planning.pdf (PDF, 226KB)
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