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Legal Counsel

Employer:
Electricity Authority
Job Category:
Legal & courts
City/Town:
Wellington - Wellington
Region:
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
18-Apr-2018
Closing Date:
03-May-2018
File Attachment:
Legal Counsel - Job Description.pdf (PDF, 214KB)
Job Specification

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Job Description

 

The Electricity Authority's statutory objective is to promote competition in, reliable supply by, and the efficient operation of, the electricity industry for the long-term benefit of consumers.

 

The Authority is looking for an additional lawyer with energy and commitment to join its Wellington based in-house team. The role is varied and challenging and offers the opportunity to be closely involved in all aspects of the electricity sector.

 

Electricity, regulatory, and/or public sector experience would be an advantage, as would a general understanding of the principles of economics and the current energy sector. However, we are flexible about background and experience, placing emphasis on a good team fit. We expect the role would appeal to someone with up to 1-2 years' post-admission experience.

 

We need an enthusiastic lawyer with:

 

  • An ability to interpret and apply legislation
  • An ability to see the ‘big picture' in terms of the Authority's objective
  • An aptitude for quickly understanding technical information
  • An appreciation of the interface of regulatory activity with commercial markets and how they can work together
  • A well-developed sense of the need to adhere to good process.

 

In addition to a competitive salary, the Authority offers a supportive and stimulating work environment with excellent training and development opportunities.

 

More information, the job description and application form can be found at www.ea.govt.nz.

 

Applications close at 5:00pm on Thursday 3 May 2018.


To apply for this role, you must have the right to work in New Zealand.

 

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