Principal Investment Advisor

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Investment
  • Location: Multiple Locations
  • Date Advertised: 31-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZTA/1427411
  • Job Title: Principal Investment Advisor
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  • Summary:
  • An opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic organization
  • Belong to an organisation that makes a difference for New Zealanders
  • Flexible location: can be based in Wellington or Auckland

About us | Ko wai mātou

At Waka Kotahi, the NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people. The organisation’s performance and success depends on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for Aotearoa. The Transport Agency has a strong future focus, understanding that new technologies and changing customer expectations mean the transport system we know today will not be the one we deliver in ten years time.

The Transport Services business group’s aim is to provide, improve and maintain the land transport system to effectively enable transport services. Our focus is to design and deliver an integrated transport system for all New Zealanders.

The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi

As the Principal Investment Advisor you will work closely with senior decision makers and teams developing and considering business cases to ensure the cases are well made to enable high quality investment decision making. You will work with others to improve capability, and with programme managers to ensure that the investment programme proceeds as planned and delivers the results expected.

You will draw on your exceptional communication skills to provide assurance that investments are value for money and meeting the Agency’s strategic objectives. This is a great opportunity to develop investment decision making practice. We are looking for a confident self-starter who thrives on working collaboratively to achieve successful outcomes.

About you | Ko wai koe

To be successful in this role, you will bring:

  • Significant investment experience, including a strong understanding of the New Zealand
  • investment market
  • Experience in the evaluation of large scale service and capital programmes
  • Proven experience of leading and driving efficient business process
  • Demonstrable stakeholder management experience at a senior level
  • Sound project management skills
  • Good MS office skills – in particular with excel


Applications close | Rā Katinga

14th November 2019


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To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.

NZ Transport Agency is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). At the Agency we recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values. Please let us know if you need any support or have any access requirements that will help you through the recruitment process.