Principal Advisor
Ministry of Justice
Wellington City, New Zealand
6d ago

Job Description

Te āhuatunga a te tūranga / About the Role

We are looking for a highly motivated and energetic Principal Advisor to work in the Criminal Resolutions team within Provider and Community Services.

This team is responsible for contract management, procurement and projects across Restorative Justice and Family Justice services.

The Principal Advisor will be responsible for overseeing some of the operational, day to day functions of the team, as well as being responsible for :

  • Developing and supporting staff to build their capability and confidence in their work;
  • Supporting the manager to ensure strategic objectives are met;
  • Working across, and leading the team through, all projects, contract management and procurement activities.
  • Mō te tīma / About our Team

    At Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.

    The Provider and Community Services unit is responsible for Ministry of Justice contracts with community-based services, such as family violence services, victims' services, restorative justice, family justice services, community law centres, the Public Trust, and coronial services.

    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 Experience

    To be successful in the role you will bring the following :

  • Previous experience as a Principal Advisor, or equivalent level;
  • Knowledge of the social sector, particularly the services that the Ministry of Justice contracts;
  • Strong procurement and project management skills;
  • Excellent verbal and plain english writing skills;
  • Experience presenting at different forums i.e. across agencies or with providers;
  • Ability to work with complexity / ambiguity; and
  • Takes pride in producing high quality work.
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