Advisor & Senior Advisor Official Correspondenceat NZ Ministry of Justice
NZ Ministry of Justice
Wellington City, NZ
6d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the Role

We have two exciting, newly created opportunities within our Official Correspondence team reporting to the Manager, Organisational Support, which is part of the Corporate Services Group at Te Arawhiti.

You will play a critical role in this team to improve official correspondence practices across Te Arawhiti, Māori Crown Relations.

The Advisor and Senior Advisor are responsible for providing Ministerial and official correspondence expertise and oversight, and drafting responses to complex and sensitive requests.

The roles will require a sound knowledge of relevant legislation and machinery of government.

You will also provide support to the team by providing peer reviews, coaching and technical advice to the team, and building correspondence capability within the team and across Te Arawhiti.

You will report and analyse trends, identify issues and engage with others to seek solutions to continually improve services.

We're looking for a can do' attitude. You must be someone who has a strong service ethic, who takes ownership of their work and drives it through delivery.

The roles will require an ability to prioritise and reprioritise a busy, fast paced work programme. You will be comfortable dealing with a reasonable level of ambiguity.

You will need to be able to see the bigger picture and make connections across work areas.

The role is highly collaborative, and you will need the confidence to develop and manage relationships at all levels across Te Arawhiti.

You will be able to develop trust and credibility with others. You will be a positive role model for others in the team and for our customers across Te Arawhiti.

Mō te tīma / About our Team

The Official Correspondence team oversees and drafts responses to official correspondence, including Official Information Act and Privacy Act requests, Ministerial correspondence, Parliamentary questions and other pieces of correspondence for Te Arawhiti.

He pūkenga tou / Skills and Experience

Our ideal candidate will have :

  • in-depth knowledge of Ministerial and Parliamentary processes and legislation
  • expert relationship management skills and the ability to partner effectively with leaders, establishing credibility and trust
  • superior written and oral communication skills
  • energy to thrive in a fast paced and time bound environment
  • a collaborative working style with a focus on providing excellence in your own work, as well as the ability to lead others to shared success.
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