Clerk of Committee

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    Maori Pacific Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    21 hours ago
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Job Description We are looking for a Clerk of Committee in the Select Committee Services team in the Office of the Clerk. The position is fixed-term to cover parental leave from 12 July 2021 to 13 May 2022.The Office provides secretariat and administrative services to the House of Representatives, including advice on legal issues and specialist parliamentary procedure. As a Clerk of Committee you’ll lead a small secretariat team to deliver services to one or more designated select committees. As well as attending all meetings and coordinating the committee’s programme of work, you’ll work closely with Members of Parliament, providing advice on matters to do with committee procedure, Enhanced Legislative Scrutiny and scrutiny of State Sector agencies.You’ll be building a strong, trusting professional relationship with the Chair of your committee, so you need to be tactful, diplomatic, and confident working with senior public figures. You’ll also need to be able to work with different personalities and have the ability to think on your feet, cope with pressure and deal effectively with the unexpected.Ensuring that correct procedures are followed is a critical part of this role so you’ll need to be someone who really understands and appreciates the need for rules and processes. But this role isn’t just about following a set of rules – the way forward isn’t always clear, so you’ll also need sound judgement and decision making skills for dealing with situations where there aren’t any black and white answers.The Office of the Clerk is a stimulating, collaborative and supportive environment with some great staff benefits.If this sounds like you and you’re up for a challenge, while helping to support New Zealand’s democracy, we’d love to hear from you.For inquires about this role please email Applications will close at 5.00pm Friday, 11 June 2021.To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 27658MPJ