Researcher Analyst – Waitangi Tribunal Unit

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
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    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Policy/Analysts
  • Location: Wellington City
  • Date Advertised: 19-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: MOJ/1433827
  • Job Title: Researcher Analyst – Waitangi Tribunal Unit
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Researcher/Analyst, Waitangi Tribunal Unit, Wellington, Ministry of Justice


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 an experienced professional to join our Inquiry Facilitation team. The attached Researcher/Analyst position description spans three teams within the Waitangi Tribunal Unit.   Researcher/Analysts in the Inquiry Facilitation team are responsible for providing robust advice for inquiry planning and procedures throughout the Tribunal process. They work closely with a wide range of people including the judiciary, Tribunal members, claimants and counsel.

Strong verbal and written communication 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. We are looking for a team-player who is highly collaborative and 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 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.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Ani Brunet on

Salary range: $61,132 – $86,303  

The Ministry of Justice is committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. All staff – regardless of gender, race, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious or ethical beliefs have access to equal employment opportunities, in recruitment, training and career opportunities and conditions of employment.

How to apply

To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description at the site, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.

For tracking purposes, all applications must be submitted via our online process.

Applications close on Tuesday 26 November 2019.