Legal & Research Advisor at NZ Ministry of Justice, Auckland City
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Legal and Research Advisor, Judicial and Business Services
- Be part of a small, professional and high-performing legal team.
- Work on challenging issues at the cutting edge of the interface between the judiciary and the Ministry.
- Build valuable collegial relationships with members of the judiciary and Ministry staff.
We are currently seeking an experienced and proactive individual to join our Legal and Research Advisor team. This is a role where your enthusiasm, initiative and keen eye for detail will be key in providing timely, robust and accurate legal support to the Immigration and Protection Tribunal.
Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the Role
As a Legal and Research Advisor, you will be tasked with providing high quality legal and research support to the Immigration and Protection Tribunal. You will research New Zealand and international law, write legal opinions and proofread legal documents with a good eye for detail.
You will work closely with decision makers, legal colleagues, registry staff and management, and contribute to the decision-making process. Your wider activities will include creating legal updates and liaising between government departments. This role is a unique opportunity to think big, work hard and make a difference alongside your colleagues in the Legal and Research Advisor team supporting New Zealand's tribunals.
He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role, you will have:
- Excellent interpersonal skills and fantastic time and self-management skills.
- Meticulous spelling, grammar and attention to detail.
- Thorough knowledge of immigration and refugee law.
- An intellectually curious outlook.
- A Bachelor of Laws degree.
- A minimum of two years professional experience.
- Knowledge of a Te Ao Māori worldview and/or a commitment to increase your cultural capability.
- New Zealand permanent residency or citizenship.
This is a permanent, full-time position and is based in central Auckland.
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.
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: Sunday, 10th July 2022
Our Ministry's top priority is the safety and wellbeing of its employees. We have a comprehensive range of health and safety protocols already in place across all our worksites to help keep our people safe from the effects of COVID-19. We strongly encourage and support all our people to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. Our current policy position is that vaccination is not a prerequisite for employment. However, while employed by Te Tāhū you will be bound by all policies, procedures and rules which are in effect at the time. This includes any future changes to our vaccination requirements.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Justice|
|Category:||Information / Records Management|
|Attachment:||LRA Position Description.pdf (PDF, 156KB)
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