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Senior Advisor Education and Development

Wellington City
Full time
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Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

Te Kura Pacific Justice Sector Programme – Senior Advisor Education and Development  

Fulltime position opportunity (Te Whanganui-A-Tara Wellington);

Kia ora, Kia orana, Tālofa lava, Mauri, Mālō e lelei, Tālofa, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Mālō ni, Noa'ia, Halo wantoks, Kaselehila, Ekamawir omo, Yokwe, Apinum, and warm Pacific greetings.


Te Haeata/The Opportunity

Te Kura Kaiwhakawā/Institute of Judicial Studies (Te Kura) is the education arm of the judiciary providing education and development for judges throughout their careers.

The programme encompasses a wide range of services and activities spanning mentoring, professional development and technical training, through to enhancing human rights and gender and family violence responsiveness.

An important objective of the programmes is to support relationships between mainstream and Pasifika justice systems in ways which increase access to fair and high-quality justice for vulnerable people.

As Senior Advisor Education and Development, you will provide education leadership, legal research, analysis and advice to support the delivery of Te Kura's Pacific Justice Sector Programme.


Ō pūkenga/Skills and Experience

With your demonstrated interpersonal skills and attention to detail, you are confident working alone and as part of a team. You are resilient, forward thinking and highly organised, responding positively to changing priorities. You understand and recognise cross-cultural issues and are open to continued learning about yourself and others in the diverse communities you will be working with across both New Zealand and the Pacific.

You will have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification and/or equivalent experience in education and in law
  • Experience working with senior-level management and stakeholders
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to role model Pacific best practice by facilitating and delivering high quality, culturally appropriate and co-designed solutions.


Mō mātou/About us

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

The Pacific Justice Sector Programme (PJSP) is a multi-jurisdictional initiative guided by the Pacific Chief Justices' 15-member Leadership Forum, which includes Aotearoa New Zealand's Chief Justice Winkelmann in her capacity as Chief Justice of Tokelau.  The PJSP aims to promote a stable, prosperous and resilient Pacific through support for the development of accessible, fair, responsive and efficient justice systems.

Joining Te Tāhū o te Ture means you will become part of an organisation that welcomes and supports people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disabilities and religions. 


He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu/Ngā painga o tēnei wāhi mahi/What's great about working here

We offer you a range of benefits to support your wellbeing and help make the Ministry a great place to be. These include:

  • 22 days holiday leave
  • flexible work hours where possible
  • an online professional development portal
  • access to a variety of inclusive and proactive networks

See our full range of benefits here.

With a wide range of jobs, you also get the chance to gain a variety of skills and experience while developing your career.


Utu ā-tau/Salary

The appointing salary for this role will be between $97,208 and $135,539 based on skills and experience.


Tono mai/Apply

To 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 08 December 2023; however, we will be reviewing CVs as they come in and inviting successful candidates to interview before the close date.

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