Senior Legal Adviser – Fixed Term (neg. hours, 25+p.wk)

New Zealand Security Intelligence Service
September 18, 2022
October 18, 2022
Auckland, New Zealand
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Our work is secret, but the reason for our success isn't. It's our people.

And we're just like you. We're ordinary people. But together, we're doing extraordinary things to protect New Zealand and New Zealanders.

NZSIS Legal Team is looking for a talented, highly motivated, senior lawyer to join our fun, collaborative team working from our Auckland office. The position is a 12 month fixed term, with negotiable hours at a minimum of 25hrs/week.

We can't reveal all the details of what you will get to work on, but it will be complex and challenging, cover a wide range of operational areas and it will contribute to the protection of New Zealand's national security.

We're looking for someone who is keen to make a difference and be at the cutting edge of legal issues. You will be comfortable advising on mitigating legal risk, as well as supporting the organisation to take opportunities to fulfil its important functions, while ensuring we protect the secrets we need to keep. You'll have a great sense of humour, collegiality and be a hard working person who enjoys finding practical solutions to novel issues. We're seeking someone who has at least 8 years PQE.

This is an opportunity to work somewhere really different, on really interesting work and to contribute directly to the protection of New Zealand and New Zealanders.

We offer our people comprehensive benefits, flexible working and great work-life balance. Join us and let us help you become Beyond Ordinary.

For more information about the role and how to apply visit our website today.

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