Researcher Analyst at NZ Ministry of Justice, Wellington Region
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Researcher/Analysts, Inquiry Facilitation and Report Writing, Waitangi Tribunal Unit
Te whiwhinga mahi/The Opportunity
The Waitangi Tribunal Unit provides a comprehensive range of services to the Waitangi Tribunal, a permanent commission of inquiry that inquires into and reports on claims submitted by Māori under the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975.
The Researcher/Analyst position description spans three teams within the Waitangi Tribunal Unit. We are currently seeking hardworking, talented and motivated professionals to join the Inquiry Facilitation and Report Writing teams.
He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience
To be successful in the role you will have strong verbal and written communication and analytical skills, and the ability to plan and prioritise work. You will be able to use your initiative and be an effective communicator with a strong focus on customer service. You will thrive in a fast-paced work environment with multiple workstreams.
We are looking for team players who are highly collaborative and able to inspire and build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate an understanding of te reo and tikanga.
You will have a tertiary qualification in New Zealand history, Māori studies, public policy, law or other relevant disciplines, and preferably a post-graduate degree or relevant professional experience.
Ko wai mātou/Who we are
At Te Tāhū o te Ture - The Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.
Inquiry Facilitators are responsible for facilitating official Tribunal events, providing robust procedural advice, drafting judicial memoranda-directions, evidential analysis, and inquiry planning to support the Tribunal process. You will also be required to engage with and provide advice on a variety of inquiry material such as evidence and submissions.
Report Writers are responsible for assisting with the drafting of Tribunal reports and providing advice and analysis throughout the Tribunal report writing process.
In both teams, you will be required to work closely with a wide range of people including other Tribunal Unit staff, the judiciary and Tribunal members. An understanding of, and commitment to, the work of the Waitangi Tribunal is essential and an understanding of te reo, tikanga and mātauranga Māori would be beneficial.
Joining Te Tāhū o te Ture means you will become part of an organisation that welcomes and supports people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disabilities and religions.
Salary Range: The appointing salary for this role will be between $66,518 and $86,865 based on skills and experience.
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.
Applicants must also submit a writing sample that demonstrates your professional writing skills of no more than 20 pages in length.
Applications close on 26 March 2023, however we will be reviewing CV's as they come in and inviting successful candidates to interview before the close date.
If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Justice|
|Attachment:||Researcher Analyst Position Description July 2021.docx (Word, 107KB)
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