Senior Auditor

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Policy and Advisory
  • Location: Wellington/Auckland/Christchurch
  • Date Advertised: 04-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: MOH/1508006
  • Job Title: Senior Auditor
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  • Division:
  • Summary:
  • Multiple fixed term or secondment positions until December 2021.
  • Contribut directly to the Ministry of Health COVID-19 national response  
  • Wellington/Auckland/Christchurch based full time positions but we will also consider part time.


The Ministry of Health is the lead Public Health agency on the national COVID-19 response.


The HealthCERT team within the Quality Assurance and Safety Group, collaborates with the Ministry’s COVID-19 Health System Response Directorate and other agencies to implement an Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) audit programme of the Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ) facilities. This programme is to ensure that MIQ facilities, as part of the nation’s first and best line of defence against COVID-19, are operating in line with IPC Standard Operating Procedures, to protect the health and wellbeing of whānau and communiteis.


Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team: 

As part of the team you will be working in a fast paced environment that is both supportive and inclusive where everyone works to help each other to get the best outcomes for New Zealand.


Te whainga poto o tēnei tūranga – What is the purpose of this position?: 

This is a new role that is responsible for leading an audit team to complete onsite MIQ facility audit process. This role is also responsible for:

  • monitoring progress and providing advice to different agencies (for example, DHBs, the Ministry’s COVID-19 directorate, MBIE), the Direct General of Health and relevant Ministers
  • supporting the writing of briefings to Ministers
  • reviewing the MIQ IPC audit framework
  • relationship management with DHB COVID-19 teams and stakeholders  


Ngā Pūkenga me ngā Wheako – Skills & Experience: 

To be successful in this position, you will


  • be a health professional with a recent clinical background
  • enjoy working in a fast paced environment and working collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • have sound judgement and problem solving abilities
  • be an excellent communicator with the ability to relate to a wide range of people.


An auditing qualification/experience would be an advantage. Tavel will be required.


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 Liam O’Sullivan, Senior Recruitment Advisor at liam.o’ quoting reference number MOH/1508006


Advertising for this role closes at midnight on 14 Febuary 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.