Te Whiwhinga Mahi - The opportunity
We are looking for a Principal Solicitor with significant legal commercial experience to support ACC's vision of a thriving Aotearoa by improving lives every day. This role will advise on and lead initiatives for complex strategic and operational commercial and contracting matters that enable and support the unique ACC no-fault accidental injury scheme.
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Ko waikoe - About you
We're looking for a team player with exceptional communication skills, who can build strong relationships and work collaboratively. Someone who understands and focuses on the big issues and provides simple, solutions-focused advice. You will be comfortable advising in a large Crown Entity context with a diverse range of stakeholders, leading specialist legal projects, and providing specialist legal advice on business-led projects.
To be successful in the role, you will have the following:
Working at ACC
The Legal Commercial team seeks to deliver a positive impact to ACC's broad ($1b+ spend each year) commercial and funding portfolios. We advise on legal commercial strategy, issues, and risks at all stages of the investment, procurement, and service delivery lifecycles. We focus on high-value strategic initiatives and agreements related to health, technology, kaupapa Maori and corporate services, and injury prevention. We are a diverse and close-knit team that seeks to continuously improve, collaborate, and innovate to enable ACC's functions and strategic objectives, enhance risk management, and to improve lives every day.
We know that a diverse and inclusive team helps us meet the needs of our customers and we welcome candidates from every ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, age, and those with a disability or who have additional mental health needs. It is important to us that people are free to be themselves at work.
Here are some ways we encourage that:
The appointing salary range for this role is $137,401 $193,978 with appointment depending on skills and experience and internal relativities. ACC also offers 9% superannuation. In addition to a competitive salary package we offer, career development, annual health checks and flu vaccination, discounts on Southern Cross health insurance, gym membership discounts, and retail discounts.
Ra Katinga - Applications:
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply now by submitting your CV and cover letter through our ACC careers website.
Applications close at 9am Monday, 4 December 2023.
We intend to interview later that week.
If you encounter accessibility issues when submitting your application, or if you would like further information, please contact Kate.Scott@acc.co.nz