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Senior Analyst/Facilitator

NZ Ministry of Justice
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Wellington City
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Senior Analyst/Facilitator, Waitangi Tribunal Unit, Wellington


  • Exciting and Challenging Role
  • Mentoring and leadership opportunities
  • Help make a difference

We are looking for an experienced professional to join our Inquiry Facilitation team as a Senior Facilitator.

The Waitangi Tribunal Unit provides a range of services to support the Waitangi Tribunal inquire into and report on claims submitted by Māori under the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975.

We are looking for someone who excels in relationship management and can oversee projects by mentoring fellow staff to provide robust analysis, advice and project management to contribute to the success of the Waitangi Tribunal. 

This is an exciting and challenging role. Accomplished analytical skills are required for you to lead in providing advice to Tribunal Panels throughout inquiry proceedings on complex evidential and procedural matters.  As a senior member of the team, you will be relied upon for sound judgement, excellent mentoring and quality assurance to ensure high quality advice and excellent communication to a wide range of stakeholders including the judiciary, Tribunal members, claimants and their counsel.

You will also lead productive collaboration with colleagues across the Unit on strategic priorities and provide technical knowledge to support the effective planning and delivery of a large programme of complex commission of inquiry work.

A knowledge and commitment to the work of the Waitangi Tribunal is essential and an understanding of te reo, tikanga and mātauranga Māori is desired. Background and professional experience working in areas of New Zealand history, public policy or law, plus a relevant tertiary qualification is required.  Proven experience in successful project leadership across a complex inquiry-type programme and a talent to mentor and support staff is what we are looking for.   If you are a team player who is hard working, professional, and passionate, we look forward to your application. 

All applications must be made online.  If you have any questions about the role, please contact Ani Brunet,

Salary band: $76,068-$102,916

To apply, complete the application form, attaching your CV and cover letter.  Applications close Wednesday 21 November 2018.




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