Senior Policy Analyst, Maori Health Strategy and Policy

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Policy and Advisory
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 11-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: MOH/1432241
  • Job Title: Senior Policy Analyst, Maori Health Strategy and Policy
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  • Summary:
  • Enjoy a variety of work and making a difference
  • Wellington based


Are you looking for an exciting challenge and want to contribute in making New Zealand better for kiwis…


Kaitiakitanga – We lead the Ministry’s response to its obligations to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Mâori health aspirations and requirements, and equity in health outcomes for all New Zealanders.


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 nation’s 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 Senior Policy Analyst leads and contributes to the development and delivery of quality policy advice to improve health outcomes for Mâori within a complex and challenging health and disability system.


To be successful in this role you will have a good understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its application in policy design and delivery. Your understanding of tikanga Mâori and working knowledge and willingness to improve your te reo Mâori will be important. You will bring a solid understanding of public policy and, the machinery of government, with a demonstrated knowledge of political administrative processes and structures. You will have a sound understanding of, and experience in applying the full policy process lifecycle.  As a senior team member you will enjoy contributing to a team culture, sharing your knowledge and expertise with peers, and be happy to take on a leadership role in supporting other team members and leading or contributing to programmes of work.


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 Wednesday, 20 November 2019.


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