Senior Advisor Governance

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Policy and Advisory
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 03-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: MOH/1423945
  • Job Title: Senior Advisor Governance
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  • Summary:
  • Bring your critical thinking skills and sound judgment to this vital new role
  • Provide expert advice to the Health Workforce Advisory Board
  • Wellington location


As stewards of the health workforce we work in partnership across the health system to ensure that there is a diverse workforce pipeline that will provide the health workforce New Zealand needs now and in the future; and that the employment environment is both sustainable and adaptable to new and evolving models of care.


The role of Senior Advisor Governance is a new role that is responsible for providing expert advice to the Health Workforce Advisory Board and is responsible for commissioning and coordinating requests from the committee as well as preparing and providing information to the committee. The Workforce Advisory Board provides advice on the impact on the health workforce and its training needs of demographic and disease prevalence changes, and models of care (including developing technologies) based on the best available intelligence and data.


To be successful, we are looking for your skills in a similar role where you have been relied on to provide high quality advice and support, oversight and direction on key work programmes.  Experience within the health sector is highly desirable. You will also have the ability to provide leadership for projects using work planning tools and methods as well as tactical and strategic approaches to achieve results. You’ll also be highly familiar reporting frameworks and continuous improvement of processes and tools.


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  

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

Advertising for this role closes on Monday, 17 February 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 if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.