Poutoko Ture Matua (Senior Solicitor) at The Treasury, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Kōkiritia ngā take nui ā-ture ki Te Tai Ōhanga
- Kōkiritia ngā take e ngākaunuitia nei e Aotearoa whānui
- Ka kaha tautokona ngā momo āhuatanga mahi (pēnei i ngā kaimahi part-time, ngā kaimahi o waho o Pōneke rānei e hiahia ana kia pūmau tā rātou mahi i tawhiti
Kei te kimi mātou i tētahi Poutoko Ture Matua me te nui o ōna wheako ture tūmatanui kia tautokohia ai Te Puna Rōia ki Te Tai Ōhanga.
Work on major legal issues at Te Tai Ōhanga
- Work at the forefront of issues that matter for New Zealanders
- We embrace flexible working (including part-time workers or workers from outside Wellington who may wish to work remotely on a permanent basis)
We are looking for one Poutoko Ture Matua (Senior Solicitor) with experience in public law to support Te Puna Rōia (the Legal team) at Te Tai Ōhanga (the Treasury).
Mō te tūnga me Te Puna Rōia
Ka noho mātāmua ko Te Tai Ōhanga hei kaitohutohu mō ngā take ōhanga, pūtea hoki ā te kāwanatanga. Ko tā mātou aronga kia tū hei Ōhanga ārahi i te ao, ā, e ngana ana kia piki ake ngā taumata whaiora o Aotearoa whānui.
Ko tā Te Puna Rōia mahi he āpiti atu ki te aronga a Te Tai Ohanga. He pakari, he whai-whakataunga hoki te tukuna atu o āna tohutohu ā-ture kia tau ai te whakahaere i ngā mōrearea ā-ture, hei whakatutuki hoki i ngā hinonga. Ka mahitahi Te Puna Rōia ki ngā tīma kaupapa here me ngā tīma whakahaere o te tari kia tohutohutia ki te huhua o ngā take tūmatanui, ture rangatōpū hoki.
He haepapa tō te Poutoko Ture Matua ki rō Te Puna Rōia kei te taumata o te rautaki e whakaaro ana kia whānui ai āna tohutohu ā-ture, āna ratonga hoki ki Te Tai Ōhanga.
He whānui kē ngā mahi a Te Puna Rōia, ka mutu, māu ngā kiritaki rāroto e tautoko ki ngā take maha. Ko āu momo mahi:
- Te tuku i ngā tohutohu ā-waha, ā-tuhi hoki mō ngā take maha, pēnei i:
- Ngā ture ka whakaratohia e Te Tai Ōhanga
- Ngā mahi me ngā haepapa ā-ture o ngā Minita, Te Tai Ōhanga, ngā kamupene Kāwanatanga, me ngā umanga a te Karauna.
- Te hononga o te Karauna ki te Māori me ana pānga ki te mahi a Te Tai Ōhanga
- Te Tohutohutia o ngā tukanga whai kirimana, whai ratonga hoki
- Te āwhina i te huhua o ngā take ā-ture hāngai rawa ki ngā mahi a Te Tai Ōhanga
Mō te tūnga me Te Puna Rōia | About the role and the Treasury Legal Team
Te Tai Ōhanga is the government's lead economic and financial advisor. Our vision is to be a world leading Treasury working towards higher living standards for New Zealanders.
Te Puna Rōia (the Legal team) contributes to the Treasury's vision by providing robust and solutions-focused legal advice to effectively manage legal risk and implement projects. The Legal team works closely with policy and operational teams across the department to advise on a range of public and commercial law issues.
The Poutoko Ture Matua (Senior Solicitor) has a strategic level of responsibility in the Te Puna Rōia to provide general legal advice and services for Te Tai Ōhanga.
The work of Te Puna Rōia (the Legal team) is diverse and you will support internal clients on a wide range of issues. The type of work you will typically do includes:
- Provision of oral and written advice on various matters, in particular, including:
- Legislation that the Treasury administers
- The activities and statutory obligations of Ministers, the Treasury, Crown-owned companies and Crown entities
- The Crown-Māori relationship and its implications for the Treasury's work.
- Advising on general contracting and procurement processes
- Assisting on a wide range of legal matters relevant to the mahi of Te Tai Ohanga.
He kōrero mōu
He whānui te mahi a Te Puna Rōia puta noa i Te Tai Ōhanga ki ngā momo take ture katoa. Kei te kimi mātou i tētahi Poutoko Ture Matua me ngā wheako e whai ake nei:
Ngā tohu/ wheako:
- He tohu ture
- E mau ana, e āhei rānei te mau pōkaitahi rōia
- He wheako tuku tohutohu ā-ture mō ngā take uaua
- He māmā te whakapuaki taipitopito, te manaaki hunga whaipānga, he pūkenga mahitahi hoki
- He mōhio ōna ki Te Tiriti o Waitangi, he takohanga rānei ki te whakapakari i ōna āheinga mō Te Tiriti me te Reo Māori.
- He kaha tāna arotahi ki te ratonga kiritaki, te whakaoti rapanga me te whakaea raru hoki
- E taea ana e ia ngā mema hou o te rōpū te whakaako, te whakahaere anō hoki (i ētahi wā, he tātari i ā rātou tohutohu)
- He hiahia kia uru ki ngā momo mahi katoa
- E āhei ana te pupuri ki tētahi mana whakahaumaru a te Kāwanatanga o Aotearoa
- Kia kaua e iti iho i te rima tau wheako hei rōia
Kei mau i a koe ētahi atu wheako mātanga e hāngai nei (kāore he take kia mau i a koe ēnei katoa o raro):
- Ngā wheako ture tūmatanui me te tohutohutia o ngā mana whakahaere, whakatau hoki.
- He mōhio ki te mahitahi ki ngā tukanga kāwanatanga me te pūnaha pāremata hei whakamana ture
- Kua waea ki ngā ratonga a te Public Finance Act 1989, ngā kaupapa here me ngā whakatinanatanga o te Ture
- He huanga ake tō te tangata waea ki ngā take ā-ture e hangai ana ki te huringa ahuarangi.
He kōrero mōu | About You
Te Puna Rōia work right across Te Tai Ōhanga's work programme on a wide variety of legal issues. We are seeking a Poutoko Ture Matua (Senior Solicitor) with the following experience:
Essential qualifications / experience:
- Law degree
- Hold, or eligible to hold, a practicing certificate
- Experience providing legal advice on complex matters
- Effective and proactive communication, stakeholder management and collaboration skills
- Knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi/ the Treaty of Waitangi and / or a commitment to build Te Tiriti competency and te Reo Māori capability
- A strong focus on client service, problem-solving and solutions
- The ability to play a role coaching and supervising more junior team members (including at times peer reviewing their advice)
- Willingness to get involved in a variety of work
- Ability to meet the criteria required to hold a NZ Government security clearance
- At least five years' experience as a lawyer
Additional other relevant technical experience would include (it is not necessary to have all of the below):
- Experience in public law and advising on administrative decision-making powers
- Knowledge working with government processes and the parliamentary system for the passage of legislation
- Familiarity with the provisions of the Public Finance Act 1989 and the underlying policy and practical applications of the Act
- Some experience in legal issues relating to climate change would be advantageous
Te mahi me Te Puna Rōia ki Te Tai Ōhanga:
E mōhio nei mātou, mā te tīma kanorau, rāhiri hoki e pai ai tā mātou tautoko i ngā mahi a Te Tai Ōhanga kia piki te taumata whaiora o Aotearoa whānui. Me taurite mātou ko te hapori kanorau e whakaratohia nei e mātou, nā reira, nau mai ko ngā tono a ngā tāngata ahakoa te whakatipuranga, te aronga hōkaka, te tuakiri rānei. E pīrangi nei mātou ki te akiaki i ngā momo āhuatanga katoa o te wāhi mahi e rongo ai ngā tāngata i te hua o te whaitake, te manaaki, te tautoko hoki.
Anei ētahi ara e āki ai mātou i te whakakanohitanga o te hunga e whakaratohia ana:
- Te āheitanga kia mahi ki tāu, ki tā mātou hoki i hiahia ai (ko te āheitanga hoki tērā kia pūmau rawa te mahi i waho atu o Pōneke)
- Kia whai wāhi atu ki te whakawhanake i tō reo Māori
- Kia rāroto te hono atu ki Te Puna Aronui me ngā tuakana Māori o roto i Te Tai Ōhanga
- Ngā hononga tautoko hoamahi, pēnei i ngā hononga āniwaniwa, ahurea hoki
Working at Te Puna Rōia at Te Tai Ōhanga:
We know that a diverse and inclusive team helps us to support Te Tai Ōhanga's work towards increasing higher living standards for New Zealanders. We need to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities. We also want to provide flexible working environments where everyone feels relevant, valued and supported.
Here are some ways we encourage representation of the population we serve:
- The option to explore flexible working that suits your needs and ours (including the ability to work remotely from outside Wellington on a permanent basis)
- Opportunities to develop your te reo Māori
- Connection with Te Puna Aronui and tuakana Māori internally within Te Tai Ōhanga
- Employee networks to support colleagues, including rainbow and cultural networks
Tono inaianei | Apply Now
Applications close 5pm, March 31st.
All applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand and applications must be made online.
Unsolicited candidate profiles from recruitment agents will not be acknowledged or accepted.
For further information please contact David Green (David.Green@treasury.govt.nz), Kaiwhakahaere Rōia - Ture Tūmatanui (Legal Manager - Public Law).
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Legal & courts|
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|File links:||Job Description - Senior Solicitor.docx|
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