Senior Portfolio Manager, Crown Land Disposal

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Project Management
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 30-JAN-20
  • Job Reference: LINZ/1444562
  • Job Title: Senior Portfolio Manager, Crown Land Disposal
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  • Summary:
  • Opportunity to provide leadership to a challenging programme of property disposal projects
  • Chance to establish yourself as a key influencer as you enhance strategic outputs to deliver successful outcomes
  • Take the step up into a lead role within a team; use your expertise to progress


At Land Information New Zealand (LINZ), we underpin New Zealand’s success with information about ‘where’ – ensuring New Zealand has accurate information about where people and places are, that people have confidence in their property rights, now and for future generations. 

Our Senior Portfolio Manager role offers a great opportunity to contribute to a team responsible for the management of a unique portfolio of properties. You will rely on your proven capability to foster effective relationships to ensure the delivery of a programme of disposal projects.  You will also be known for actively sharing your skills and knowledge and coaching others to embrace change. If you have all of these and your eye on the leadership pathway, this could be a great opportunity for you to step up and give taking a lead role a try.


What you will bring to the role:

  • Expertise in the disposal of Crown owned land, ideally both Land Act and Public Works Act
  • Experience of managing contracts with suppliers
  • Proven knowledge, experience and capability in manging complex or sensitive land related issues
  • Proven experience of proactively seeking and implementing opportunities for improvement in how land and property management functions are undertaken
  • Proven ability to understand and apply legislation and government policy – ideally in relation to land based legislation
  • Working knowledge of protocols and effective ways of working with Ministers and other departments and agencies
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or comparable professional experience 



About our Crown Property Team

Our Crown Property Group provides the leadership and direction for Crown owned property, looking for opportunities to maximise these assets for the benefit of New Zealanders. Day-to-day, we manage about two million hectares of Crown land, including surplus crown assets, commercial and residential properties, pastoral leases and forestry licences.  We administer Crown property with a mixture of hands on and outsourced management including the acquisition and disposal of Crown land, biosecurity programmes and negotiating Crown forest license fees. We also contribute to the long-term recovery and regeneration of Christchurch. 


LINZ is one of the most engaged organisations in the public sector and people always say what a great place LINZ is to work. This is a fantastic role which will allow you to be involved in challenging and politically visible work that impacts positively on New Zealand’s future. 


How to Apply

If this role is the new challenge you’ve been looking for, please click on the “Apply Online” button. You’ll be taken to our careers page where you can review the position description, fill out your online application form and attach a copy of your CV and Cover Letter. 



For any queries about this role, please email and our Recruitment Team will be in touch with you. 


Applications close 16th February, 2020. 


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.  We also have a variety of networking groups within LINZ so you will have the opportunity to engage across LINZ and enjoy your interactions with others