Team Manager MSD Legal, Auckland (fixed term until June 2021, secondments welcome)Come and join our close and cooperative management team while our Auckland based team manager is on secondment to another agency.You’ll be managing a team of lawyers and para-legal appeals officers to provide legal advice and advocacy services to MSD’s Northern regions, as well as drawing work from other regions and our national office. You will be based from our Auckland office but working with our team across the country.Our team managers are great lawyers and supportive leaders. To thrive in this role you will need to be an excellent communicator and a committed team player.You’ll join an inclusive and fun environment where we will celebrate achievements and prioritise development. Our team values diversity and we welcome flexible working.If you are interested, we’d love to hear from you.If you would like a confidential conversation with the Chief Legal Advisor prior to applying please contact the Executive Assistant to the Chief Legal Advisor, Felicity Wilton (04 916 3241 or Felicity.Wilton001@msd.govt.nz).About MSDThe Ministry of Social Development (MSD) is the lead agency for the social sector. MSD provides policy advice, and delivers social services and assistance to young people, working age people, older people, and families, whānau and communities. We work directly with New Zealanders of all ages to improve their social wellbeing.How to applyTo apply, click the ‘Apply Now’ button to upload your CV and cover letter, and complete the online application form. Note: your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key accountabilities listed in the position description. All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at email@example.comApplications close Monday 14 September.Joining usJoining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents. We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment. We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.