Advisor | Wellington City
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Advisor PD_03032022 (1).pdf (PDF, 229KB)
|Application Close Date:||22-May-2022|
Full-time, fixed term position for 12 months
Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the Role
We are seeking an Advisor to join our Implementation team in the Commissioning and Service Improvement (CSI) unit. In CSI, we work to support the delivery of positive change in the justice system for a safe and fair Aotearoa.
The breadth of our work and the impact it has will give you lots of variety and challenge and will give you a sense of making a genuine difference to the lives of everyday kiwis.
This is a varied role and involves interpreting legislation, investigating how any changes will impact the Ministry, talking to and working with staff across the Ministry, preparing advice around the potential impacts of legislative changes and working to implement those changes.
You can expect to regularly draft advice to the judiciary, communicate changes to staff throughout the Ministry, draft updates for knowledge bases, and work with ICT and business groups to update systems where necessary. There will also be opportunities to get involved in larger projects where the legislative change is more complex or is expected to have a significant impact on the Ministry.
He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience
We are looking for someone with:
- A good understanding of the justice sector. If you have direct experience working in the court or tribunal environment, then that would be a real advantage
- Some knowledge of, and experience in project management disciplines, tools and activities
- An awareness of parliament's legislative change process
- Good written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex messages clearly, simply and concisely
- A can-do attitude, and the ability to independently complete allocated project activities
- Have an understanding and appreciation of cultural issues and concerns in particular Tikanga Maori
- Bring a working knowledge of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and the implications of these for the work of Te Tāhū o te Ture – Ministry of Justice
Mō te tīma/About our Team
At Te Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.
The Implementation team works closely with the Ministry's Policy Group to implement policy and legislative changes agreed by Parliament. We work on a range of different issues that impact how NZ justice services operate day to day, and how participants experience the justice system. The mahi we do has a big impact on how people experience our justice system, often at one of the most vulnerable times of their lives.
Just some of the legislation the team is currently scoping or working to implement includes the Three Strikes Legislation Repeal Bill, Sexual Violence Legislation Act, the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Bill, the Retail Payments System Bill and many more.
Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It's our promise to ensure our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work. We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.
Tono mai/How to Apply
To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description here, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.
Salary Range: The appointing salary for this role will be between $63,019 and $82,295 based on skills and experience.
Applications close on: 22nd May 2022
The Ministry's top priority is the safety and wellbeing of its employees. We already have existing protocols in place to provide a safe workplace. We're now strengthening those protocols with a COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring that all roles across Te Tāhū o te Ture are carried out by people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All candidates are required to declare their COVID-19 vaccination status as part of the application process.
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