Policy Analyst/Senior Policy Analyst

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Policy and Advisory
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 12-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: MOH/1432356
  • Job Title: Policy Analyst/Senior Policy Analyst
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  • Summary:
  • 1 x permanent Policy Analyst role
  • 1 x 12 month fixed term Senior Policy Analyst role to cover parental leave


The System Strategy and Policy directorate works closely with Ministers and Cabinet to provide high quality health advice to inform the decisions they make on behalf of the Government.


The work we do makes a difference to the health of New Zealanders – do you want to join us?


We are looking for people with demonstrated 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/Senior 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.


We value your personal and professional development. In our Directorate we will support your policy aspirations through our policy capability building programme.


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 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 on Sunday, 24 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 recruitment@health.govt.nz if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.