Deputy Director of Public Health
Are you an experienced Medical Officer or public health medicine specialist looking to work in a national role?
This position as part of the Office of the Director of Public Health offers a rare opportunity, to make a real difference to the health of the New Zealand population and our communities, working in public health from a national role.
The role is multifaceted. It involves providing public health medicine advice as part of the Office of the Director of Public Health, providing leadership on specific projects across the Public Health Group and with Medical Officers and Public Health Services, and supporting the responsibilities of the Director of Public Health.
The Ministry is looking for an experienced Medical Officer or public health medicine specialist who:
- is a proven communicator who achieves outcomes and works effectively in teams
- understands the health and disability sector and the role of public health in the sector
- has sound professional knowledge of national public health policy issues.
The Deputy Director of Public Health reports to the Director of Public Health.
We are seeking a permanent appointee, however secondment opportunities may be considered. For further information about this position please contact Darren Hunt on 04 816 4366 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Ministry of Health's recruitment practices are based on Equal Employment principles.
Applications close Thursday, 12 December 2013.
To obtain a position description or to apply for this vacancy, please visit www.jobs.health.govt.nz and enter vacancy number 13/MOH291.