Senior Analyst (Economics) | Wellington
|Position Type:||Fixed Term/Secondment|
|Attachments:|| Senior Analyst Economics March 2019 Final.doc (Word, 93KB)
|Application Close Date:||04-Apr-2019|
We have an opportunity for a Senior Analyst (Economics) to join the Office of the Chief Economist for 12 months
We are looking for an experienced and energetic Senior Analyst (Economics) or an experienced Analyst (Economics) ready to step up, to join the System Strategy and Policy Directorate.
If you are the type of economist who enjoys figuring out ways of communicating with a variety of different types of people, and who wants to help non-economists analyse options for meeting key health challenges, this might be the job for you. Please get in touch if you have:
At least two to three years of post-university work experience
Have worked in the public sector and are familiar with the usual business of a public sector organisation (responding to OIAs and so on)
Enjoy working quickly as part of a team giving real-time advice to decision makers, even with only partial information
A passion for building understanding about economics among non-economists
A commitment to using the best available evidence to inform advice.
The work undertaken by the Chief Economist is varied so there is scope for you to influence what you are working on.
You will have a strong background in economics and be confident in applying economic principles and evidence to policy problems.
We welcome inquiries about secondments, and would consider shorter appointments if this type of role was part of your development / capability building plan.
To apply for this position provide your current Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter outlining your background and your interest in the role.
To view a position description for this role please visit the Ministry of Health Careers Site.
Applications for the role close Thursday 4th April 2019 at Midnight.
All applications must be made online. For further information on this position please contact recruitment at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.