Investigatorat NZ Ombudsman
NZ Ombudsman
Wellington, NZ
6d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the role

We have an opportunity for an Investigator to join our team in the Wellington Office. Investigators are responsible for all stages of intervention from providing initial assistance and seeking early resolution, through to planning and undertaking complex investigations with multiple stakeholders.

As an Investigator the work you will carry out will present challenges and require the ability to be adaptable and resilient.

Your resolution-focussed approach will be key to achieving meaningful outcomes in your work and your ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds, cultures and world views is crucial to success in the role.

He kōrero mōu About you

To be successful in this role ideally you will have :

  • A legal or other relevant tertiary qualification, or equivalent experience in public law, political science or other related fields
  • At least 2 to 3 years' experience in carrying out investigation and / or resolution activities, including an understanding of core investigation principles and standards
  • Knowledge of practice and procedure in central and local government or in the wider public sector
  • Experience gathering and presenting information, establishing facts and applying critical thinking to complex and varied scenarios
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain independence and objectivity, and demonstrate the utmost discretion in dealing with very sensitive issues that may have a high profile
  • Proven ability to deal with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent time management, planning and prioritising skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm and focused when dealing with aggrieved parties.
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