Advisors, Crown Entity Monitoring & Appointments

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Policy and Advisory
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 25-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: MOH/1429394
  • Job Title: Advisors, Crown Entity Monitoring & Appointments
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  • Summary:
  • Support the monitoring of Crown Entities
  • Gather and research information to write and provide advice
  • Diverse and interesting work programmes


We are looking for two highly motivated individuals to join the Crown Entity Monitoring & Appointments team at the Ministry of Health in an Advisory capacity.  


The Crown Entity Monitoring & Appointments team sits within the Office of the Director-General directorate of the Ministry.  The team has two primary functions:  maintaining strategic oversight of the performance of Crown Entities and managing the appointments process for members of Crown Entities, Ministerial Committees, Boards and Councils under the relevant legislation. 


Advisors in this team are responsible for providing quality advice and support to the team of Senior Advisors and Principal Advisors, contributing to the delivery of key pieces of work.  Your ability to build collaborative and positive relationships within the team and other Ministry staff will assist in your success.


Ideally, we are looking for individuals with tertiary qualifications in a relevant field.  You will have agility and the ability to quickly establish priorities and meet deadlines, think ahead, use your initiative and sound judgement, and produce written material to a high standard that will be across different audiences.  Knowledge of the machinery of Government will assist you, as will your excellent interpersonal skills.


A key focus of the Advisors will be ensuring the Ministry’s role in overseeing the appointments process to health and disability sector agencies is delivered in a timely, organised and effective manner.


The Ministry of Health is the kaitiaki of the health and disability system in New Zealand.  We are responsible for providing active stewardship and leadership across the nations health and disability system.  We ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live.


We have embarked on a transformational change programme which is creating some exciting career opportunities.  If you would like to contribute to the important work that we do, please join us.


You will find a copy of the Position Description attached or online at  For further information, contact recruitment at   

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

Advertising for this role closes on Sunday 3 November 2019.


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 if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.