The Waitangi Tribunal is currently seeking three full-time Research Analyst/Inquiry Facilitators.
Applications can be made via the jobs.govt.nz website here
POSITION: Research Analyst/Inquiry Facilitator
JOB TYPE: Ongoing – Full Time
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Will you join us?
When you join us at the Ministry of Justice, you’ll enjoy diversity, satisfaction and a rewarding career. You’ll be delivering first class justice services, and, as part of our strong, supportive team, you’ll be creating a better future for our country and yourself.
The Waitangi Tribunal Unit provides a comprehensive range of services to the Waitangi Tribunal, a permanent commission of inquiry that inquires into and reports on claims submitted by Māori under the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975.
We are looking for experienced professionals with a commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi to fill challenging positions in the Tribunal’s research and inquiry facilitation team, which researches and analyses a wide range of historical and policy issues across all periods of New Zealand history and facilitates Tribunal inquiries that extend nationwide.
In this role you will undertake commissioned research, analyse Treaty issues, facilitate Tribunal inquiry processes and advise presiding officers and panels on the preparation and conduct of Tribunal inquiries. You’ll work with claimant communities, lawyers, Crown agencies, researchers and subject experts and thrive in the diversity and challenge of contributing to the Tribunal’s goals. You’ll gain a reputation for high-quality, scholarly research, analysis and advice and have every opportunity to develop your abilities within a supportive team environment.
You’ll be qualified preferably to Masters degree level, in history, Māori studies, public policy, or other relevant disciplines, or have a tertiary degree and significant professional experience. You’ll have a sound grasp of research techniques, especially in history, and a good working knowledge of primary sources and repositories. You’ll be methodical and objective in your approach, have excellent writing and analytical skills, be able to use your initiative and work independently, and have a proven ability to undertake large projects. You’ll be an effective communicator, excel in managing relationships, and work well as part of a team.
To apply, please complete the application form and attach your self-assessment form, covering letter and CV. Applications close Friday 12 September 2014.