Researcher Analyst

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    7 days ago
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  • Category: Policy/Analysts
  • Location: Wellington Region
  • Date Advertised: 19-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: MOJ/1496413
  • Job Title: Researcher Analyst
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Researcher Analyst


Perm, Full time


  • Strong writing and analytical skills
  • Planning and time management abilities
  • Effective communicator with a range of stakeholders
  • Team player


Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the Role

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.

Researcher/Analysts in the Report Writing team are responsible for assisting with the drafting of Tribunal reports, providing advice and analysis throughout the Tribunal report writing process, and work closely with the judiciary and Tribunal members, and colleagues in the Tribunal Unit.


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.

We are looking for hardworking, talented and motivated people to join us as Researcher/Analysts. The attached Researcher/Analyst position description spans three teams within the Waitangi Tribunal Unit. We are looking for Researcher/Analysts across the Research Services and Report Writing teams.

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

Strong writing and analytical skills are required, as is the ability to plan and prioritise work. You will be able to use your initiative and be an effective communicator with a strong focus on customer service, able to inspire and build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate an understanding of Te Reo Māori and tikanga.

You will have a tertiary qualification in New Zealand history, Māori studies, public policy, law or other relevant disciplines, and preferably a post-graduate degree or relevant professional experience.


Tono mai/How to 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 26th November.

If you have any questions about the roles, please contact Kylie Fletcher at