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Advisor & Senior Advisor - Regulatory and Analysis, Medsafe

Employer:
Ministry of Health
Job Category:
Health
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Region:
Wellington
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Posted Date:
12-Oct-2018
Closing Date:
26-Oct-2018
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Job Description

  • 1 x Advisor role, Regulatory Practice and Analysis, Medsafe
  • 1 xSenior Advisor role, Regulatory Practice and Analysis, Medsafe
  • Permanent Positions

 

Are you looking for a varied role with a great team and the opportunity to use your experience and technical skills to help create forward-looking and flexible regulatory regimes to improve the health of New Zealanders?

 

We are looking for a highly motivated Advisor and Senior Advisor to join our team, tasked with leading the implementation and analysis of legislation and establishing the respective regulatory regimes. 

 

These roles offer you challenging and interesting opportunities to contribute to the interpretation and development of regulatory requirements, applying practical solutions, and to use your technical expertise to provide advice to internal and external stakeholders. You will complement a high-performing team with multi-disciplinary skills, but with strong science-related backgrounds.

 

As a member of the Regulatory practice and Analysis Team you will be part of a professional, committed team working alongside the Ministry's Policy and Legal teams to develop and maintain up-to-date regulatory frameworks. You will bring expert knowledge in using a range of approaches to deliver high quality and timely outcomes to a range of stakeholders.

 

We're currently working on the establishment and implementation of the Medicinal Cannabis scheme and the proposed new Therapeutic Products regulatory scheme. Our ‘business as usual' work includes regulation of psychoactive substances and supporting the Expert Advisory Committee on Drugs with technical reports on the scheduling of controlled drugs.

 

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

  • a tertiary qualification in chemistry, biological, biomedical or health sciences

  • a post-graduate qualification in pharmacology, toxicology, chemistry or a similar discipline

  • sound judgement and problem solving abilities
  • strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to relate to a wide range of people
  • experience in regulatory practice, implementation or operational policy

  • proven relationship management skills

  • an excellent understanding of the relevant legislation guiding our work

 

To be successful in the Advisor role you will have:

  • a tertiary qualification in chemistry, biological, biomedical or health sciences

  • sound judgement and problem solving abilities
  • experience in regulatory practice, implementation or operational policy

  • strong oral and written communication skills

  • an understanding of the relevant legislation guiding our work

 

You will enjoy working in a collaborative team environment – it also helps if you like chocolate.  For further information about this position, please contact Andrea Eng on 04 819 6817 or email recruitment@moh.govt.nz

To view a full job description please visit Ministry of Health Careers Site.  To apply for this position provide your current Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter outlining your background and your interest in the role.

 

Please advise which role you are applying for on your Cover Letter.

 

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.

 

Applications close 26th October

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