Senior Advisor | Vetting & Verification (Employment Law) at Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Discover a career with purpose at MBIE
Permanent, Fixed Term or Secondment Opportunity
- Provide specialist advice about Fair Pay legislation and processes to support both internal and external stakeholder.
- Fast-paced, dynamic and collaborative environment with a supportive and fun team
- Opportunity to influence the design, establishment of the newly established Vetting and Verification function under the Fair Pay legislation.
- Showcase your excellent legal and relationship skills.
About the role:
Want to put your legal and policy knowledge to use? Then why not applying for the Senior Advisor (Vetting and Verification) role. This role reports to the Manager, Vetting, Verification and Research services within MBIE’s Te Whakatairanga Service Delivery Group and is the perfect next step for someone who wants to extent their knowledge of employment law and the intricacy of collective bargaining under the Fair Pay Legislation.
In this role you will gain extensive knowledge of Fair Pay legislation which you will apply daily towards effectively supporting statutory decision making by the Chief Executive MBIE and Members of the Employment Relations Authority.
You will guide and influence the work done under Fair Pay legislation. You can expect to work as part of a supportive high-performing team and actively take part in team quality and review processes.
Skills and experience required:
- Sound judgment skills to ensure effective and evidence-based decisions are made in a timely and accurate manner (strong analytical and critical thinking skills)
- Excellent drafting skills
- Proven experience in risk management, working with sensitive issues in a regulatory environment
- Proven experience in stakeholder management and influencing
- Excellent knowledge of New Zealand employment legislation (or comparable), specifically demonstrating how you use your knowledge to give advice and influence decision making
- Proven track record of becoming a technical expert, using your experience and knowledge to guide and mentor others
- Collaborates with others to achieve the shared objectives and credit others for their contribution
- A relevant tertiary qualification and/or extensive comparable experience in regulatory implementation and/or statutory decision-making.
- Experience in operational policy design, practice frameworks and business processes (would be an advantage)
- Must have legal right to live and work in NZ
MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.
We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.
People are at the heart of our mahi, our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.
- Mahi Tahi – Better Together
- Māia – Bold and brave
- Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future
- Pono Me Te Tika – Own It
Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity – Hīkina Whakatutuki – which broadly means ‘lifting to make successful'.
MBIE recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown and is committed to giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We will do this through enduring, meaningful and effective partnerships with iwi, Māori, other Māori groups/organisations and the Crown, as this is critical to enable economic and social development, both for Māori and for wider Aotearoa New Zealand. We are committed to continuing to partner with iwi in order to find new sustainable solutions to address long standing systemic and cross-cutting issues facing Māori and wider Aotearoa New Zealand and we are also committed to identifying opportunities for iwi to lead and creating an enabling environment for iwi to leverage these opportunities.
E mōhio ana a Hīkina Whakatutuki i puea ake te kōtuinga I waenganui i a ngāi Māori me te Karauna i Te Tiriti o Waitangi, ā, kei te whai ia ki te whakaū ake i Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Mā te whai kiko o ngā kōtuinga ahungaroa o ngāi wi, o ngāi Māori, me ētahi atu rōpū Māori ki te Karauna, katutuki tēnei. He āhuatanga nui tēnei e āhei ai ngā mahi whanaketanga ā-ohanga, ā-pāpori hoki ki a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui. E whai tonu ana mātou ki te kōtui atu ki ngā iwi mō te rapu huarahi hou ki te whakaara i ngā kaupapakua roa nei e tāmi ana i a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui, ā, e whai ana hoki ki te tautohu i ngā āheinga kōkiritanga mā ngā iwi, me te tautoko i ngā iwi kia whai mana ake ai ēnei āheinga.
How to apply:
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Email email@example.com quoting ref MBIE/6691 if you have any further questions.
Applications close on 14 August 2022
We are reviewing candidates as they present - so apply now!
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
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