Principal Advisor Internal and Stakeholder Communications | Wellington
|Attachments:|| Principal Communications Advisor jd.docx (Word, 30KB)
|Application Close Date:||19-Aug-2018|
We're looking for a Principal Communications Advisor position to lead the thinking, design, development, and implementation of effective, timely and relevant communication to support the work of the Ministry, externally and internally.
You'll work closely and collaboratively with the Executive Leadership Team, Senior Leaders and Business Unit Managers to develop our internal communications planning, prioritising staff first. From time to time, there will also be work with a strong external focus.
The Principal Advisor is also responsible for: upskilling the Ministry to anticipate and manage communications risks; giving people credible health and wellbeing information; and working with business units and the executive leadership team to protect and enhance our reputation.
You'll be a well-seasoned communications professional with a successful background in communications at a senior level who can also help support and advise other members of the Internal & Stakeholder Communications team.
About the Ministry
The Ministry of Health is the Government's principal advisor on health and disability policy. Our job is to protect the health of New Zealanders and, through leadership of the health and disability system, we help New Zealanders to live well, stay well and get well. We work with the health and disability sector to manage a programme of work that supports the Government's priorities.
For further information about this role please review the position description available at careers.health.govt.nz or email Recruitment@moh.govt.nz. To apply for this position provide your current Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter outlining your background and your interest in the role.
All applications must be made online. Applications close on 19 August 2018.
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.