Principal Advisor, Clinical | Wellington
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Contract|
|Attachments:|| 7306- Principal Advisor Clinical, Office of the Chief Science Advisor, ERI, April 2023.pdf (PDF, 138KB)
|Application Close Date:||09-Jun-2023|
- We are seeking a Principal Advisor, Clinical (0.5FTE) to work directly with the Chief Science Advisor and Deputy Chief Science Advisor supporting the delivery of excellent, topical and timely advice on health issues of the day.
- Part time, 3 year fixed-term role. Secondment from another role is an option.
- Salary midpoint of $145,883, actual salary dependent on your experience.
Ko wai mātou - About Us
At Manatū Hauora we are the kaitiaki of the health system, providing leadership and driving strategy and performance. We regulate the health sector and are the primary source of advice on health matters. As we move away from the response to the COVID pandemic now is the time to look to the future, to ensure New Zealanders are cared for by a health system that is innovative, evidence-led, future focussed and world leading. We ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live.
Ko tōu ake mahi - What You'll Do
The Office of the Chief Science Advisor is a dynamic and high-profile area within our new Evidence, Research and Innovation Directorate. The Office is responsible for providing scientific and technical leadership within Manatū Hauora (the Ministry) and across the health system that provides strategic and future focused insights to build a new, fit-for-purpose, learning healthcare system.
In this role you will use your clinical and scientific knowledge to create and deliver high quality clinically focussed advice on priority health issues. As you contribute to a culture of evidence-based learning, your written evidence will support the development of health policy, strategy and effective executive and operational decision making across the Ministry. In this role you'll work closely with the Chief Science Advisor, Deputy Chief Science Advisor and Chief Clinical Officers to support the strategic direction of the Ministry and the wider health system.
Ko ngā pukenga ōu - What You'll Bring
- A Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) and current medical registration (Practising Certificate)
- Demonstrated ability to provide practical clinical insights that support equitable health outcomes for all
- Proficiency in producing and communicating the highest standard of clinical advice on complex health topic(s)
- Strong communication and relationship management skills, including ability to deliver effectively to agency executives and Ministers
- Proven thought leadership
- Ability to deliver ambitious projects in a short timeframe
- An understanding and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations, and the importance of making shifts towards equity
He aha ta tatou kawe mai - What We Bring
Flexibility – We understand everyone is different and treat most roles as flexible
Inclusivity – Our Values help us to provide a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace
Wellbeing – Our people can be themselves, are supported and able to perform well in their roles
Purpose – Our mahi is nationally significant and is improving the lives of New Zealanders
Ngā Uaratanga – Our Values
Our Values underpin how we work together and with the health and disability sector, public service colleagues and communities to achieve pae ora – healthy futures for all New Zealanders.
Manaakitanga –We show care, inclusion, respect, support, trust, and kindness to each other
Kaitiakitanga –We preserve and maintain an environment that enables our people to thrive
Whakapono –We have trust and faith in each other to do the right thing
Kōkiri ngātahi – We commit and work together towards a common purpose
Me pēhea te tono - How to Apply
To view the position description and apply, please follow the online process at our Careers Website. If you have any questions, email our Recruitment Team.
For a confidential chat please reach out to Dr Ian Town, Chief Science Advisor on 027 671 3159
Applications close on Friday, 9 June 2023.
We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to working in an inclusive and respectful way. We welcome applicants from all walks of life and appreciate the richness of experience that your point of difference could bring to us. Please let us know if there is any support we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is accessible to you.