Senior Advisor, Sector Engagement and Implementation

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Policy and Advisory
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 23-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: MOH/1428889
  • Job Title: Senior Advisor, Sector Engagement and Implementation
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  • Summary:
  • Operational policy role with strong focus on delivery and implementation
  • Implement and operationalise high profile Health Workforce policies
  • Wellington location


The role of Senior Advisor is a role that is responsible for ensuring that health workforce policies and strategies are successfully implemented and operationalised, and that they have the necessary systems and processes in place to support them. This is a brand-new role in a new team, as part of the Directorate’s end-to-end policy model.


This position sits within our Health Workforce Directorate which as stewards of the health workforce they 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.


To be successful, we are looking for your skills ensuring successful implementation of policy and strategy.  You will have an operational policy background including experience implementing initiatives once policies and strategies are agreed.


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

Advertising for this role closes on 6 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.