Public Health Analyst – Quantitative

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

  • Permanent Part Time
  • Nelson-Tasman

The role

  • Ensure the effective use of high-quality research, evaluation and monitoring
  • Build the analyst programme off your knowledge of public health programmes and services
  • Enjoy working in a dynamic environment of existing and emerging public health threats
  • A permanent part-time position (0.6FTE)

 Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) provides public health services to people living throughout Te Tau Ihu, the Nelson and Marlborough district. You will be joining a great public health team and be based at our Richmond premises. You will be part of a small Analyst team supporting the wider public health team. 

The Analyst Team delivers analytical support for the range of health protection, health promotion, public health nursing and public health medicine functions. At present there is a focus on building the COVID-19 response capacity for case investigation, contact tracing and follow-up. This is alongside the current commitments to NCD prevention, Health in All Policies, health equity and Hauora Maori and an environmentally sustainable health system.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will have a tertiary qualification in public health or a related field and critical to the role will be your ability to work in a changing environment, manage process, deliver on tight timeframes, be flexible with work activities, and demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. 

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork. 

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position) 

Public health and this Public Health Service are currently enjoying a strengthened focus within Nelson Marlborough Health and the wider NZ health system. 

The COVID-19 response is top of mind.  At the same time we maintain our focus on Health in All Policies and non-communicable diseases.  We are currently strengthening our Hauora Maori and health equity response and our commitment to an environmentally sustainable health system. 

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security and workplace wellness programmes. 

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For role specific information please contact Peter Burton – Strategic Advisor Public Health on

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. 

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form. 


Applications close: Thursday, 4th October. 

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi. 

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.  

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.


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