Senior OIA Advisor | Wellington
|Position Type:||Fixed Term|
|Attachments:|| PD Senior OIA Advisor.pdf (PDF, 175KB)
|Application Close Date:||20-Sep-2020|
- Fixed-term position (until August 2021)
- Based in Wellington Central
WorkSafe New Zealand is seeking a Senior OIA Advisor to take responsibility for managing Official Information Act, Privacy Act and general correspondence requests relating to our Operations Group.
As Senior OIA Advisor you will manage the end-to-end process for requests including the final drafting of all written responses. You will work across the different teams within WorkSafe, as well as external agencies such as NZ Police and Coroner's Office, to provide advice about relevant legislation and deliver statutory correspondence for Operations.
In this busy role you will be:
- scoping and preparing responses to requests for information, within the requirements of the relevant legislation and organisational policy
- drafting response letters
- providing advice to senior managers about appropriate responses balancing legislative obligations, organisational policy and risk management
- compiling information for release
- coordinating contributions from across WorkSafe to ensure that responses are on-time, consistent and of high quality
Ideally you will have:
- experience of Government processes, particularly in the area of managing processes for official correspondence and providing quality advice on application of relevant legislation
- demonstrated success in developing relationships with external and internal stakeholders
- political astuteness and understanding of risks
- experience working in an analytical or writing role in a Government organisation
- attention to detail and accuracy
- excellent written and verbal communication skills
- demonstrated ability to plan and manage own workload to ensure that deadlines are met
- ability to ensure systems and processes are in place to enable appropriate information for monitoring and reporting purposes
- ability to effectively manage conflicting priorities and cope with work related pressures
- computer literate in Microsoft suite, Adobe and/or other redaction software
WorkSafe is New Zealand's primary workplace health and safety regulator. Our Chief Executive Phil Parkes leads over 550 staff based across New Zealand who are working to lift health and safety performance, supporting New Zealanders to return home from work healthy and safe.
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Applications close Sunday 20 September 2020.