Manager OPCAT (Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture) | Wellington
|Position Type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Manager OPCAT.pdf (PDF, 591KB)
Manager OPCAT.pdf (PDF, 591KB)
|Application Close Date:||06-Jun-2022|
Manager OPCAT (Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture)
- Contribute to establishing a positive and cohesive OPCAT team focussed on making a difference for people in detention
- Demonstrate your deep understanding of human rights and the ability to recognise Te Ao Māori concepts, principles and practices
- Experienced people leader who drives a positive culture
Mō te Tari o te Kaitiaki Mana Tangata – About the Ombudsman
As an independent Officer of Parliament, the Chief Ombudsman works to ensure people are treated fairly, primarily in relation to the administrative conduct of public sector agencies. As part of his role, the Chief Ombudsman monitors and inspects places of detention to monitor the treatment and condition of people within them for cruel and inhumane treatment, and makes recommendations for improvement.
Mō te tūranga - About the role
The role of the Manager OPCAT is one of three such roles responsible for leading and managing inspectors who undertake the OPCAT examination work for the Chief Ombudsman to fulfil the role as National Preventive Mechanism for places of detention designated under the Crimes of Torture Act. You will report to the Director OPCAT and work collaboratively with fellow Managers to deliver a programme of OPCAT examination and inspection activities.
He kōrero mōu – About you
To be successful in this role you will have:
- A relevant tertiary qualification, preferably in law, policy, social sciences or business administration.
- Demonstrated experience leading and managing a team
- Experience working in a human rights or detention facility context preferable
- A proven ability to recognise and understand the application of Te Ao Māori concepts, principles and practices when undertaking examination and inspection activities that affect Māori.
- Sound judgement, problem solving and decision making skills including a proven ability to plan, prioritise and deliver a programme of work.
- Ability to build relationships and gain support and participation of key stakeholders
Me pēhea e tono - How to apply
To apply, click on the ‘Apply Now' button where you will need to register through our online career centre, complete our application form and upload your CV and cover letter. For further information about this vacancy please email [email protected].
This position is covered by a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination requirement. We will only consider applications from candidates who are fully vaccinated.
All applicants will have a legal entitlement to work in New Zealand. Appointees will be subject to a criminal convictions check and may be required to achieve and maintain a NZ Government (NZSIS) security clearance.
Depending on skills and experience the salary is expected to be between $117,314 to $153,975.
Applications close 11.59pm, Monday 06th of June, 2022