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ka ngau i te paepae poto, i te paepae roa o te rākau ture, tonoa mai mō
Based in Whakatū (Nelson), Aotearoa, Wakatū Incorporation has approximately 4,000 owners who descend from the customary Māori landowners, the whānau and hapū of the Whakatū, Motueka and Mōhua rohe. A business of the land and the sea, Wakatū has four parts: Manaaki, people and culture; Whenua, land and water space; Kono, an award-winning food and drinks producer and exporter; and AuOra a consumer-focused, health-solutions business.
A values-led organisation focused on the preservation and enhancement of our taonga, we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, forward-thinking Lawyer to provide advice and expertise across Wakatū Group, at the corporate and governance levels.
Passionate and tightly knit, our corporate governance and legal team report to and work closely with the CEO, ensuring our work is of the highest quality, and in alignment with our 500-year intergenerational vision, Te Pae Tawhiti.
About the role
This Nelson-based role sits within the office of the Chief Executive, reporting to the CEO and General Counsel. This key role has both an internal and external advice and advocacy focus and works across a broad range of practice areas, including commercial, land, environmental and employment law.
Key priorities of the role include:
You will be a knowledgeable and experienced lawyer who is calm under pressure, with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Good knowledge of and commitment to te ao Māori - culture, language and tikanga is desirable.
In addition, our ideal candidate will have:
This is an exciting, broad and varied role, and a unique opportunity to do important and stimulating mahi within a values-led organisation.
There is the opportunity for growth and significant professional and career development. In return, you'll work as part of a talented team in an organisation committed to the wellbeing of its people, as well as a diverse and inclusive workforce.
If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.
Nau mai, piki mai!
Applications close on Sunday 1 August 2021.
To apply for this job go to:
https://kononz.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies and enter ref code: 5574518.