Senior Legal Advisor

  • ClassificationIn-house
  • Salary
  • Work typeContract
  • LocationWellington, New Zealand
  • Posted on21 Mar 2018
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Engineering New Zealand is the professional body for the engineering profession in New Zealand, and the Registration Authority for Chartered Professional Engineers.
 
A nine-month fixed-term position has become available for a competent lawyer with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  
This is a truly varied role with plenty of scope to show your versatility. Reporting to the General Manager – Legal & Policy, you will be involved in, among other matters; 

  • managing complex complaints files
  • contributing to the Rules review
  • providing advice in relation to the Legislative Compliance Programme
  • providing general legal advice in relation to administrative law and commercial law matters
  • responding to Health and Safety issues  

We are seeking a strong communicator who will be responsive and flexible when working within a rules-based framework. A pragmatic person, you will demonstrate commercial awareness in your decision making, engendering the confidence and respect of internal and external stakeholders.
  
You may have gained relevant experience in a firm environment, or in a regulatory body, or both. Perhaps you are considering going overseas after Christmas, but you are wanting to broaden your portfolio before you do. Perhaps you are looking for a culture where you look forward to going to the office every day. This opportunity will enable you to add genuine value to your skill set, while you add genuine value to Engineering New Zealand through your experience to date.
  
This is an opportunity to make a real contribution to Engineering New Zealand’s performance and profile. If you have excellent judgement, a positive attitude and exemplary communication skills, you will enjoy putting them to good use here!
  
For a confidential discussion and more information please call Jane Wellik, Manager - Legal & Policy on 04 471 5873 or send your CV through to admin@nicherecruitment.co.nz.  

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