National Legal Counsel For Pps

Last update 2024-02-23
Expires 2024-03-23
ID #2028794637
151,749 NZ$
National Legal Counsel For Pps
New Zealand, Wellington, Wellington,
Modified February 13, 2024


Career Opportunities: National Legal Counsel for PPS (4661225) Requisition ID 4661225 -Posted- PNHQ - Fixed Term FTNational Legal Counsel, Police Prosecutions Service!Based at PNHQ , Wellington Grade 21 Fixed term , 12 Months NAVPolice Employee / Office of Constable JR4661225 Stand at the stern of the canoe and feel the spray of the future biting at your face Mo te tunga | About the role Are you an experienced legal practitioner with an interest in criminal law and a desire to make a difference?Police Prosecutions are responsible for prosecuting the bulk of criminal charges laid in New Zealand through to their conclusion.

Our National Legal Counsel function supports our busy team of Prosecutors and our national office team, providing advice on a wide range of legal issues that arise with respect to this important work.

We are looking for a keen and committed lawyer to take up this full-time role for a 12-month fixed term while the substantive role holder is on Parental leave.

This is a unique role that offers a variety of interesting work.

You will have the opportunity to provide practical and strategic advice on issues that are important to our prosecutors' day-to-day work.

You will also be contributing to nationally significant issues, including advising on legislative change and law reform issues that impact on Police and the Justice Sector.

Located at PNHQ, this senior role reports directly to the Director: Prosecutions.

You will need to: Be an experienced lawyer, familiar with the criminal law jurisdiction in New Zealand; Hold a NZ practising certificate or be able to obtain one without further study if appointed to the role; Be a NZ resident or citizen; Be confident to engage directly with colleagues, exercising good judgment and providing legal advice, with limited supervision; Be comfortable working in a busy work environment balancing competing demands; Be an excellent communicator, able to provide clear and concise verbal and written advice.

He aha taau e kawe mai | What you'll bring Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and build high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others.

LLB and a current Practising Certificate issued by the New Zealand Law Society (or an ability to obtain one upon request).

To apply for this role, you must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full reference and security check and drug and alcohol testing prior to any offer of employment being made.

This role is set at Individual Contributor level , this means your key purpose is "to deliver or enable others to deliver Our Business".

New Zealand Police is the lead agency responsible for preventing crime and enhancing community safety.

It works in partnership with individuals, communities, businesses, and other public sector agencies towards the vision of making New Zealand the safest country.

Police is the government's largest front-line response agency with around 15,000 staff in large and small communities all over New Zealand and in liaison and policing development roles overseas.

Your development is highly valued at NZ Police.

Our employees enjoy significant investment in their development not only at an individual level, but also at the team and community of practice level.

We work hard to match you with work that will both play to your strengths and challenge you in new ways.

The work you'll be engaged in is real, tangible work that directly benefits our frontline and communities.

Taken all together, this means we can offer you career path opportunities to progress in your chosen profession and become a more well-rounded, experienced leader, with opportunities across the range of work we support.

To view more detailed information about our recruitment process along with further details about requirements please click below link: If this position sounds like you, click apply now and submit a tailored CV.

You will be required to submit an application form.

Before confirmation of hire, pre-employment checks will be undertaken which include reference, drug and alcohol testing and police vetting prior to any written offer being made.

All applications must be submitted online and will not be accepted directly via email.

All applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand.

This position is covered by a collective agreement and salary will commence between $136,615 and $151,749 dependent on skills and experience relevant to the role.

Please note: Deadline for applications is 5:00 pm on Tuesday 13th February.

Applications may be reviewed prior to the close date as well as contact made with candidates.#J-18808-Ljbffr

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: National legal counsel for pps

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