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Investment Strategist

Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities
Investment Strategist, Auckland

About the job

  • Make this newly-created role your own as you join a dynamic team with an exciting new remit!
  • Become an integral part of a forward thinking and innovative team
  • Full time, permanent role at $132,150 salary + 5 weeks' annual leave + free insurances
Mō mātou - Our Organisation

At Kāinga Ora, ours is the important responsibility of transforming New Zealand's housing choices, outcomes and the entire housing sector by creating homes and communities that allow New Zealanders to thrive.

What is exciting about working for Kāinga Ora is getting the chance to make a real and positive impact on New Zealanders' lives. With skills, planning and purposeful action, our people are creating the homes and neighbourhoods that will build Aotearoa's future.

We are passionate about transforming New Zealand for the better. That includes being a trusted partner for Māori and iwi, protecting and enabling their rights, interests and aspirations under the guidance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Ko tā mātou mahi - Our Role

In this role, you'll develop strategic options and determine the appropriate investment response for your area based on local council, iwi, community, Kāinga Ora asset quality and market requirements.

You'll identify strategic opportunities and provide advice and recommendations on the range of Kāinga Ora interventions to maximise the organisation's build programme and mitigate housing pressures in the area.

Central to your success will be your ability to develop and sustain internal and external stakeholder relationships that support the delivery of Kāinga Ora's objectives and outcomes.

This is an exciting time to join the team, as we embrace our new challenge to write regional investment plans across the whole organisation.

Ngā Pūmanawatanga Ōu - What You Will Bring
  • Extensive experience in development strategy, portfolio management, property or a similar field, with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of property development (or similar) and associated legislation/regulations
  • An understanding of the Urban Development Act 2020 and the different types of interventions available to meet urban development requirements
  • Experience identifying and analysing options for complex, multi-faceted investment decisions, balancing commercial and social objectives
  • Demonstrated commitment to relationship-building and working in partnership with key internal and external stakeholders.
Nōu te rourou - What's in it for you?

We offer competitive salaries, five weeks' annual leave and a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. These benefits are described in more detail here https://careers.kaingaora.govt.nz/a-great-place-to-work/benefits.

As a Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities employee, we want to make sure that you have all the tools and support you need. We want to ensure you are healthy and have work-life balance. We also want to support and grow your personal and career development through on-the-job learning, training courses, secondments and study opportunities.

Ō Tātou Uara - Our Values

Our values were developed by us, for us. They unite us as an organisation and guide how we work every day. Our values are:
  • Manaakitanga - People at the Heart
  • Mahi Tahi - Better Together
  • Whanake - Be Bold
Tūhono mai - Join us

To view the position description and apply for this role, please follow the online process via http://careers.kaingaora.govt.nz. Please note: all applicants, including existing employees, need to follow this process. If you have any questions, please contact the recruitment team via Kaingaora.recruit@kaingaora.govt.nz

Applications close on Sunday 5th September.

We value diversity and are committed to working with each other and our customers in an inclusive and respectful way. We welcome applicants from all walks of life and appreciate the richness of experience that your point of difference brings to the organisation.


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