Senior Advisor
NZ Ministry of Justice
Wellington Region, New Zealand, NZ
4d ago

Te āhuatunga a te tūranga / About the RoleNow is an exciting time for you to become a part of the Ministry of Justice as the insights and advice we provide are highly sought after, our work is characterised by innovation, quality and impact and we are informing the direction for the Justice Sector.

This role is part of the Research and Evaluation team.

  • Deliver major insights from the New Zealand Crime and Victim Survey
  • Advance the understanding of crime and victimisation
  • Provide evidence for decision making Mō te tīma / About our TeamAt Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.
  • Joining the Research and Evaluation team in the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve.

    It's our promise to ensure our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work.

    We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.

    As a Senior Advisor you will be responsible for contributing to timely research from the New Zealand Crime and Victims survey, manage external providers, writing reports and provide briefings and presentations to peers, senior leaders and Ministers.

    For this role, we are looking for someone who has strong quantitative and qualitative research skills, and advanced statistical methods, excellent communication skills, a demonstrable sense of curiosity and political savvy.

    An understanding of criminology and the Justice sector would be an advantage.Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve.

    It's our promise to ensure our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work.

    We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.

    He pūkenga tou / Skills and ExperienceTo be successful in the role you will need :

  • A qualification in research, economics and economic modelling, criminology, psychology, geography or similar
  • Experience designing, executing and reporting of research projects
  • Experience analysing research data (preferably quantitative)
  • Experience presenting research results, including communicating with a wide range of audiences on complex issues
  • Knowledge of justice issues
  • Experience building and maintaining effective stakeholder relationships
  • Good understanding of government police processes and procedures Tono mai / How to ApplyThe appointing salary for this role will be between $100,221 and $130,876 based on skills and experienceTo apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website.
  • You can view a detailed position description here, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.

    Applications close on Friday 15 October 2021You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this role.

    If you have any questions please contact Lyndsey Rothwell on Lyndsey.Rothwell justice.govt.nz

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