Housing Broker – Nelson

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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Nelson – Marlborough
  • Date Advertised: 12-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/1448866
  • Job Title: Housing Broker – Nelson
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Housing Broker – Nelson

Ministry of Social Development

Permanent, Full time


About us:

The Ministry of Social Development is committed to achieve better outcomes for all New Zealanders.  To do this, we have three key shifts that underpin everything we do:

  • Mana Manaaki: A positive experience every time
  • Kotahitanga: Partnering for greater impact
  • Kia Takatu Tatou: Supporting long term social and economic development.


About the role:

The newly established Housing Broker role has been created to increase the connections between private landlords, property managers and the wider private rental market.  In this role, you will work alongside regional housing staff to support the connection of clients to suitable and sustainable private rental options.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing housing market intelligence
  • Sales and marketing
  • Interaction and communication with the housing team supporting clients
  • Relationship management and partnership building


About you:

We are looking for someone who brings:

  • A high level of technical and professional skills/knowledge in the private rental market and wider housing sector
  • Up to date knowledge of regional and national private rental and housing market challenges and opportunities.
  • Detailed understanding of tenant and landlord rights and responsibilities
  • Promotional/marketing skills and an understanding of key strategies and approaches
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent client focus
  • Strong relationship management and communication skills
  • The ability to deliver successful outcomes


What we offer:

We will provide you with a positive work environment, where we all support each other to achieve excellent outcomes for our clients. We will also provide great training, support and on-going professional development.

Remuneration for this role is from $55,821 to $76,754. Application along this scale is dependent on relevant skills, experience and other factors.

This role will cover the entire Nelson/Tasman region so travel will be required. 


How to Apply


External applicants: Please click the apply now link to submit your current CV and cover letter.

Current MSD employees: Please apply from a work computer, using your work myHR login.  A current CV and cover letter is required.


Applications close:  23 February 2020


For any further discussion about the role, contact Penny Hamilton, penny.hamilton001@msd.govt.nz.