Manager, Global Health

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Category: Management
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 03-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: MOH/1510378
  • Job Title: Manager, Global Health
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  • Summary:
  • Contribute to New Zealand’s global health engagement
  • Lead a small but dynamic team to identify and transact priorities issues, including working closely with other government agencies
  • Must be Wellington-based.The Global Health Group is recruiting for a Manager to lead some aspects of the Ministry’s international engagement.


Key areas of focus will be leading and supporting the team’s and wider Ministry’s work across multilateral engagement, in particular the World Health Organisation. Working with other government agencies to ensure a joined-up NZ Inc view is a key focus for the team and this role. This is a fixed-term or secondment role till June 2022.


The Global health team provides centralised co-ordination and thought leadership for the Ministry and New Zealand’s global health responsibilities. Global health sits within the Office of the Director General (ODG). ODG leads, enables and supports public service excellence by providing timely, high-quality advice, communications and service to Ministers, ELT and the wider Ministry; and by providing organisational leadership and governance support.


To be successful in this role, you will have knowledge and experience in working with or for United Nations, other multilateral and regional organisations, in particular the World Health Organisation.


You will have excellent leadership skills, both in terms of supporting a team and influencing others towards a shared goal. An ability to work confidently within a fast-paced and changing environment, including maintaining resilience, will be key.


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. 


You will find a copy of the Position Description attached or online at Please click ‘Apply for this Job‘ to upload your CV and cover letter.

For further information regarding the role, please contact recruitment  at , quoting reference number MOH/1510378 


Advertising for this role closes at midnight on 17, 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.