Closing Date: Friday 16 November
Location: Wellington National Office
Recruitment Contact: Daniza.firstname.lastname@example.org
Solicitor L2 – Commercial
The Department of Corrections is New Zealand’s largest core government department. It faces complex challenges in managing a large prison population, and many more people serving community-based sentences. Doing this in a way that protects the public, while also striving to rehabilitate and reintegrate people, requires the development and implementation of new ideas.
We are seeking a solicitor to join our commercial legal team, situated within the Department’s Legal Services Unit.
The Department’s commercial law practice is incredibly broad – from major high value high risk outsourcing contracts through to contracts for a diverse range of programmes for prisoners and goods and services needed to meet the needs of our operation.
As a solicitor in the Department, your advice will be constantly in demand. You will not be left wondering whether you are in a position to make a difference.
Providing a supportive environment for our people is important to us. Part time / flexible arrangements will be considered and we would be happy to hear about what work arrangements may work for you.
While commercial law experience may be an advantage, we will consider applicants who may be looking to make a change to the commercial area. There will also be opportunities to broaden your practice and work on other matters, such as advice work in areas as diverse as health, public and privacy law and in relation to Corrections specific requirements.
To be successful in this role you will need:
We can offer you a stimulating and challenging role in an organisation working and moving forward together.
We are preferably looking for someone with 3 years post admission experience “level 2” solicitor . The salary range is $75,409 – $106,459 with salary to be determined by relevant skills and experience.
As part of your application, please provide a covering letter and CV outlining your suitability for the role. Include within your covering letter / CV any proposed flexible working arrangements you would like to discuss.
All applications must be submitted online via our recruitment system. Please note: Applications that are emailed directly will NOT be considered.