Principal Advisor at NZ Ministry of Justice, Wellington Region
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the Role
This role presents a great opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic and proactive Principal Advisor who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with a variety of work. This role provides direct advice and support to frontline service delivery across the Courts and Tribunals teams, as well as providing a high standard of well-reasoned advice to senior managers and ministers.
The key functions of this role are maintaining oversight of key issues and risks associated with courts and tribunals, building and maintaining critical relationships across the Ministry and with external sector partners and stakeholders. This role will help shape the courts' response to family violence and sexual violence (FVSV). You will:
- contribute to the leadership of a significant workstream to support operating models for FVSV proceedings in the District Court as part of the Te Ao Mārama work programme
- contribute to the development of the investment approach to implement and embed the operating models and related initiatives to improve workforce capability, public information, data and evidence
- bring your programme management skills, strategic nous and relationship skills to a high-functioning team working across Government's and Judiciary's top priority areas.
As a Principal Advisor you will be coaching more junior staff and supporting peers, as well as demonstrating you are an action-orientated critical thinker who can remain pragmatic in the delivery of your work. A key element for this role will be to drive national consistency, building a collaborative and multijurisdictional work environment especially in the area of FVSV improvements.
He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience
To be successful in the position you will:
- have a proven history of delivering work on time and to a high standard
- have exceptional written skills and ability to meet the given audiences needs
- be a proven communicator and able to build trust relationships across a wide range of audiences
- enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where you are required to influence and respond to changing needs and priorities
- be able to see things from many different points of view and make connections to various streams of work
- bring strong knowledge of the machinery of Government and an understanding of courts and tribunals operations including budget bids and business cases.
This is an exciting time to join a fun and innovative team and help shape the services we deliver to New Zealanders.
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 Regional Service Delivery Group supports the function of the District Court, five Specialist courts and 27 Tribunals and Authorities across New Zealand. We comprise nearly two thirds of the Ministry of Justice and we support over 600 Judicial Officers.
The Operations Support team is a multi-disciplinary team that brings together the best of:
- collaborating effectively with other teams and stakeholders
- critical thinking and problem-solving
- triaging, scoping and delivering work program priorities to high standards
- developing practical tools and information to support the frontline
- excellent team culture and nationally consistent advice
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 $100,221 and $141,488 based on skills and experience.
Applications close on: 24th January 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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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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|Attachment:||Job Description - Principal Advisor Operations Support.pdf (PDF, 208KB)
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