Principal Advisor, Service Planning

New zealand government - Wellington City
new offer (06/08/2020)

job description

Exciting new role within the newly established Health Infrastructure Unit
Opportunity to have impact - grow your skills and experience and shape work in an important and interesting area
Contribute to our health system, improve 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.
Within the Ministry of Health we have established a Health Infrastructure Unit to help support and guide health capital strategy and management over the next decade. This new exciting area has responsibility for oversight of District Health Board capital business cases, service planning and asset management, as well as the delivery of some of the key capital redevelopments (including new hospitals) across the country. This is challenging but rewarding work to deliver important health infrastructure projects. Health infrastructure has a vital role in ensuring New Zealanders have access to high quality health services.
We are looking to appoint a Principal Advisor to our Service Planning team. This dynamic role requires a great attitude, good communication skills, an ability to deliver, and a desire to get great outcomes in capital investment to improve the well-being of New Zealanders. We are looking for energetic people who are looking for a challenge and opportunity to work across a range of organisations and stakeholders in health and central government.
To be successful in this role, we are looking for the following qualities:
A tertiary level qualification within a relevant area (e.G. health, science, design) and/or appropriate experience
Demonstrated experience with leading service planning that has delivered improved outcomes for people, particularly vulnerable populations
Ability to collaborate with a wide range of senior stakeholders through building strong relationships and applying sound facilitation and negotiation skills
Experience in designing work programmes and project planning to ensure delivery of work is on time and within budget
Excellent communication skills, and an ability to deal with complexity
A collegial attitude and desire to work with colleagues to achieve results, and share your knowledge and expertise to support the growth of the team
Great leadership and organisational skills, and a willingness to learn
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.
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 www.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 at midnight on 20 July 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 recruitment@moh.govt.nz if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.

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