Policy roles at Manatū Hauora (Ministry of Health)

We regularly recruit for policy roles. Find out what skills and experience we’re looking for.

Health policy choices are complex and challenging. We need to provide clear and practical advice to the government, supported by strong analysis of the various issues. 

People in our policy roles develop and analyse models to support decision-making. They prepare and draft policy documents, legislation and guidance after thoroughly scoping, defining and assessing various options to discover what would be the best outcome. 

The skills we look for include: 

  • the ability to quickly assimilate new information and complex concepts,  
  • an analytical and enquiring mindset,  
  • good communication skills 
  • ability to build relationships and work collaboratively.  

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