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Managing Principal

MartinJenkins specialises in providing high calibre organisational, financial, economic and public policy advice to clients in New Zealand. Our energetic team has a wealth of in-depth knowledge and skills in financial and organisational management, economics, public policy, research, and evaluation.

This is a rare opportunity to join one of New Zealand's leading consultancies as Managing Principal and contribute to the development of our people alongside delivering a consulting portfolio of interesting and important work to help make New Zealand a better place. If you are curious, savvy and willing to take on a challenge, you'll fit right into this collaborative environment.

The Managing Principal is an influential leadership role within MartinJenkins. As a member of the leadership team you will work closely with the Directors and other leaders to contribute to business development, be responsible for leading the delivery of key customer assignments in addition to managing a team of high performing consultants.

Key requirements

  • A track record of people management in a high performing environment
  • Significant previous consulting experience, alongside deep knowledge of the public sector
  • Experience of thought leadership in a professional services context
  • Successful track record of establishing and maintaining effective relationships along with business development skills
  • Enthusiasm for coaching and developing others
  • Specific technical expertise in either
    • Leadership of complex policy, evaluation or research projects and, in particular, bringing new thinking and approaches to solve wicked problems (such as housing affordability or climate adaptation) or
    • Leadership in another area of our work:
      • Organisational strategy, design, operating model design, service design, business transformation and improvement, and change
      • Finance, economic development, business case development, financial modelling funding reviews, cost recovery, financial analysis and cost-benefit analysis.

What can we offer?

  • You will be part of a high performing and supportive team that will help you to learn and grow.
  • You will work on challenging projects that will make a difference to the lives of New Zealanders.
  • You will work in our newly refurbished and centrally located office in Wellington.
  • You will have a competitive package.
  • Flexible working arrangements are part of our culture.

To apply, please include a CV and cover letter.

We anticipate that interviews for this role will take place on 15th & 16th March 2021.


Applications Close: 28 Feb 2021

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