• Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Policy and Advisory
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 05-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: MOH/1511112
  • Job Title: Advisor
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  • Summary:
  • Build collaborative and positive relationships with team members, other Ministry staff, and external stakeholders
  • Contribute to the delivery of key pieces of work
  • Coordinate machinery of Government functions across the Ministry


The Office of the Director-General leads and supports organisational excellence by providing timely, high-quality advice, communications, and governance support to the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), and services to support ministers.


The role of Advisor, Government Services, and Coordination provides advice to support, maintain and improve the delivery of a high-quality work to the ELT and Ministers.  


To be successful in the role you will:

  • Contribute to the delivery of key pieces of work with the oversight and support of Senior Advisors.
  • Build collaborative and positive relationships with team members and other Ministry staff, including the ability to engage with more senior levels when required.
  • Provide accurate, timely, and high-quality advice in relation to Select Committee work and Parliamentary question responses.
  • Ensure all work reflects our responsibilities to the priority of equity and meeting Treaty obligations.


You will have a tertiary qualification in a relevant field and/or equivalent experience, good organisational and time management skills, as well as strong written and oral communication skills. You will bring a can-do attitude, attention to detail, and an ability to work to a deadline.


As kaitiaki of our health and disability system, the Ministry of Health is here to ensure all New Zealanders are being well served – and that work is incredibly rewarding.

To ensure we can deliver on the Government’s priorities and wellbeing goals and make Aotearoa New Zealand’s health system more equitable, we’ve made some organisational changes to ensure we have the right structures, capability, and culture.

If you’re keen to put your skills to use for the wellbeing of all New Zealanders, this role is one of a number of exciting new positions becoming available.  


You will find a copy of the Position Description attached or online at For further information, contact recruitment at quoting reference number MOH/1511081.

Please click Apply for this Job to upload your CV and cover letter.

Advertising for this role closes at midnight Sunday 21 February 2021


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 or on +64 4 816 2478 if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.