Policy Analyst

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Policy and Advisory
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 03-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: MOH/1452803
  • Job Title: Policy Analyst
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  • Summary:
  • Are you ready to take the next step to grow your policy career? 
  • Fixed term role for 12 months until 31 March 2021
  • Wellington Location 


The Disability Directorate provides leadership and stewardship to the disability sector to ensure an equitable, fair and sustainable support system that delivers on the Government’s priorities for people with a disability.


We need someone with experience in the application of policy principles across projects, strong stakeholder management and communications skills, a track record of problem solving and formulating high quality advice. We want to hear from applicants that are: 

  • Naturally curious and like to question the status quo 
  • Interested in regulatory issues 
  • Familiar with Cabinet processes and working with Ministers 
  • Comfortable working across multiple policy projects 
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative environment 


As a Policy Analyst you will be able to provide clear, accurate, well reasoned policy advice that is targeted to the audience. You will take ownership and action on challenges, working collaboratively with others. You are all about making a positive contribution to the team and we value your personal and professional development. 


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.  


The work we do makes a very real difference to the health and living conditions of New Zealanders – do you want to join us? 


You will find a copy of the Position Description attached or online at careers.health.govt.nz. 

For further information, contact recruitment@health.govt.nz Please click Apply for this Job to upload your CV and cover letter. 

Advertising for this role closes at midnight on Tuesday, 17 March 2020.


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 recruitment@health.govt.nz if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.