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Litigation Support Officer

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
Job Category:
Legal & courts
Manawatu - Wanganui - Palmerston North
Manawatu - Wanganui
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Litigation Support Officer - Palmerston North


Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, is the Ministry that supports children and young people in New Zealand.  Oranga Tamariki works to advance the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes of children and young people.   In everything we do, the wellbeing and best-interests of children are paramount.  The voices of children and young people underpin the design and operation of our services.
A new legal team has been formed to support the Ministry to achieve the goal of all tamariki being in loving whānau and communities where Oranga Tamariki can be realised.  The team is a central part of the business providing strategic advice across all work areas.   We are seeking one Litigation Support Officer to provide confidential and efficient support to the litigation team in our Tauranga office.


The Litigation Support Officer will be responsible for providing administration support activities, including managing correspondence, updating and maintaining electronic diaries and databases, file management and preparing legal documentation for the team in Tauranga.

To be successful you will have:
•    The ability to build and maintain relationships, while being flexible and have the ability to self-manage
•    A sound knowledge and working experience with Microsoft Office products, along with a high level of initiative is also required
•    Excellent typing skills and be well organised


We offer a dedicated and supportive team, flexible work options and the opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the wellbeing of tamariki. 

To apply you can submit an application online with your CV and cover letter. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please apply through your myHR portal. If you have any questions about role, please contact  #LI-ORG 

Applications close on 29th Jan 2020


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