Manager Enforcement

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Legal
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 12-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: LINZ/1441384
  • Job Title: Manager Enforcement
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  • Summary:
  • Are you an experienced Manager with a proven legal and/or regulatory skillset?
  • Do you have an interest in shaping the work LINZ in taking on regarding the application of the Overseas Investment Act?
  • High profile, highly visible role – intellectually stimulating opportunity to maintain the integrity of our regulatory regime and unify our strategies 


Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is the government department responsible for New Zealand’s land related functions. We make sure New Zealand has accurate information about where people and places are, that people have confidence in their property rights and Crown property is well managed for future generations. Fundamental to the work we do and our commitment to doing it well, is our Policy and Overseas Investment Group (POI).


Our POI Group provide policy and regulatory stewardship for LINZ’s core areas of responsibility. Following changes to the Overseas Investment Act, we’ve had the opportunity to expand our Monitoring and Enforcement Teams. Our professional, highly skilled and savvy team is now looking for a Manager, Enforcement to join them in the work they are doing to ensure responsible overseas investment for a prosperous New Zealand. 


Day to day, our Enforcement Team investigates breaches of the overseas investment legislation and takes appropriate action to maintain the integrity of the regulatory regime. This includes aspects of education, monitoring, site inspections, investigations and enforcement.  As the Manager Enforcement, your passion and commitment to consistently drive results and build effective teams combined with your technical nous for drawing knowledge from industry leaders, will mean you’ll find this role offers you a real variety of skill-building and professionally uplifting challenges as you work to develop regulatory strategies and processes. 


This role will give you the opportunity to establish yourself as a key influencer, as you work alongside our expert OIO leadership team. If you have been considering a professional move that would give you the opportunity to make a highly visible and tangible impact on NZ’s regulatory landscape, this multi-disciplinary role will provide you with plenty of prospects. With your clear, concise and confident communication style, we’ll be looking to you to represent LINZ and the work our monitoring and enforcement teams are doing. 


In addition to the above, our Manager Enforcement will also be responsible for: 

  • Providing effective leadership, coaching and development to a multi-disciplinary team of investigators and lawyers
  • Developing key stakeholder relationships across LINZ and other government regulatory agencies 
  • Providing high-level litigation and case management strategies 
  • Driving the design and continuous improvement of enforcement strategies and operational processes 


Ideally, our successful candidate will hold an LLB and a current practicising certificate. However, equivalent qualifications and/or experience will also be considered. 


This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in stimulating and politically visible work that impacts positively on New Zealand’s future.  Be rewarded with a competitive salary, a collaborative and positive leadership team environment and the opportunity to develop your career in a regulatory environment. 


To apply, please click “Apply Online.” You’ll be taken through to our LINZ Careers Centre where you’ll be able to review further information about the responsibilities and accountabilities of this role in the Position Description. You’ll be able to complete your online application form and upload a copy of your CV and Cover Letter. 


Please keep in mind when including your CV and Cover Letter to specifically highlight the capabilities and skills listed in the above ad and the position description. We’re not just all about formal professional experience here at LINZ, if your application also includes some information about the community engagement or volunteering work you’ve done – we’d love to hear about it!


Applications close 5.00pm on Monday 2 March, 2020


For further information on this role please contact and a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch with you. 

All enquiries and applications will be treated as strictly confidential.


As an organisation LINZ embraces diversity, encourages work life balance and we have a flexible approach to the way we work which means you will quickly feel connected and valued.

LINZ is one of the most engaged organisations in the public sector and people always say what a great place LINZ is to work.