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Analyst/Senior Analyst

Ministry of Health
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Job Description

  • Strong Analytical focus
  • Financial and communication skills
  • Wellington based, multiple positions


Do you have a passion for information, insights and data?  If you are a critical thinker, are financially savvy and looking to apply your skills in the New Zealand health system here is your opportunity to take on a newly created role in our DHB Funding team.


The DHB Performance, Support and Infrastructure directorate ensure strong effective relationships and provide leadership and support to ensure DHBs deliver on and are accountable for their operational, capital and financial performance.  We also deliver major health infrastructure projects for the Crown; process payments and administer contracts for health care services.


We're looking for people who have:

  • a tertiary qualification or experience in  a relevant field
  • strong inter-personal and relationship management skills
  • research and analysis skills, including familiarity with Excel tools
  • proven ability to analyse and interpret complex issues and information


The focus of the DHB Funding analytical roles is to support the model for the distribution of funding across the health sector, national costing and pricing and the provision of expert advice on DHB Funding. 


As our Analyst/Senior Analyst you will contribute to a busy team by providing high quality leadership, analysis and advice across a number of areas within DHB Funding. You will maintain sector relationships while ensuring timely delivery of products to our internal and external stakeholders. DHB Funding covers the breadth of the health system and as such the information base is vast, so an appetite for learning is essential.


As an Analyst, we're looking for someone who is competent in analysing complex information and able to identify trends and patterns in the data to contribute to technical projects.  As a Senior Analyst, you'll be experienced in leading or playing a key role in technical projects and have demonstrated experience in analysing and presenting information to a variety of audiences.


Regardless, you'll have a collaborative approach to work with excellent communication and organisational skills.


The Ministry of Health is the kaitiaki of the health and disability system in New Zealand.  We are responsible for providing active stewardship and leadership across the nations health and disability system.  We ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live. 


We have embarked on a transformational change programme which is creating some exciting career opportunities.  If you would like to contribute to the important work that we do, please join us.


You will find a copy of the Position Description attached or online at

For further information, contact recruitment at  Please click Apply for this Job to upload your CV and cover letter.


Advertising for this role closes Friday 25 October 2019.


We encourage diversity and inclusion at the Ministry of Health and are committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures.  In particular, we want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, so the recruitment process is fair and equitable for all.  Therefore, please let us know if there is any support, we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you.  You can contact us at if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.

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