Manager Investment and Planning – Central

  • Company:
    Kāinga Ora
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 hours ago
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  • Join an inspiring organisation doing great things for New Zealanders!
  • Strategic role responsible for directing significant investment into communities, from Waikato to Wellington
  • Preferably based in Wellington with flexibility to consider other locations from anywhere between Waikato and Wellington region
  • Competitive salary $197,671 plus 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • 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

    The Manager Investment and Planning – Central leads the team that builds a real time picture of what is happening in housing markets across our five central regions, evaluates priorities, generates investment plans and provides oversight and assurance that Kāinga Ora’s housing and urban development investments are achieving expected outcomes. The role monitors outcomes and refines and improves future approaches. The Manager Investment and Planning works closely with our Urban Planning & Design senior leadership to ensure alignment between the groups’ activities, and access to specialist urban planning and design expertise. 

    Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu – What you will bring

  • Proven experience developing investment strategies and evaluating investment choices
  • Experience leading highly skilled, high performing and engaged teams in a multi-faceted and demanding environment to achieve desired outcomes. 
  • Demonstrated experience in housing and/or infrastructure development sector required 
  • Proven experience working with diverse stakeholders (e.g. Local Councils, Commercial Developers, Land owners, iwi and hapu)
  • Commitment to working collaboratively with Kāinga Ora regional teams and stakeholders to understand local conditions, needs and opportunities
  • Ability to understand complex procedures and systems and to think and plan strategically and manage ambiguity. 
  • Interest in public sector structure, governance, processes and systems. 
  • Experience navigating and operating in a regulated environment
  • Experience working constructively across organisational functions and a track record of building and maintaining the trust of all stakeholders. 
  • Understanding of partnership obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.
  • 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 .

    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