Principal Policy Analyst | Wellington
|Category:||Policy and Advisory|
|Attachments:|| Principal Policy Analyst Drinking Water Permanent Position Description.docx (Word, 34KB)
|Application Close Date:||28-Apr-2019|
Principal Policy Analyst
We are looking for a Principal Policy Analyst to join an energetic and driven team. We have a significant strategic programme and you will have an opportunity to lead and contribute to wide-ranging work across the Directorate.
We are looking for skilled and enthusiastic individuals with diverse perspectives and backgrounds, who love an intellectual challenge. Key requirements for the role are:
- Deep knowledge and understanding of public policy including cabinet paper drafting
- Good understanding of and ability to develop regulatory frameworks and levers
- Able to apply analytical, conceptual and innovative thinking skills, processing complex information quickly and thoroughly
- A superb communicator with influencing skills that will allow you to work both successfully and collaboratively within Health and across government
- Able to demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience of the machinery of government
- Excellent communication skills and ability to persuade and influence stakeholders at all levels
- Exceptional relationship management skills
The System Strategy and Policy Directorate is responsible for the Ministry's advice on the health and disability system. We develop and enable the implementation of strategic policy, including advice on Māori health, the health workforce, technology and regulation. We work with, inform and are informed by, the work of the Ministry's clinical, operations, purchasing, programme development, funding and administration of legislation functions to support the delivery of an equitable, more effective health and disability system.
If this opportunity excites you, we want to meet you - apply online today!
A relevant tertiary qualification or experience in health, social, or economic policy would be an advantage.
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. You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand for your application to be considered.
For further information on this position please contact recruitment at email@example.com
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.