Chief Advisor

at Kainga Ora
Published June 11, 2023
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Category Customer Service  
Job Type Full-time  


Chief Advisor Kainga Ora location Auckland. $173,669.

Our organization 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 the future of Aotearoa.

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.

Our role the Chief Advisor - Investment Management Office role is responsible for leading the delivery of significant aspects of the Investment Management Office's ongoing improvement work programme, as well as the preparation of advice for decision-makers and governors. It's a senior technical leadership role, providing senior level support and leadership to Kāinga Ora, enabling an effective investment governance system.

What you will bring to be successful in this role the Chief Advisor IMO will have demonstrated ability to engage and influence at both the operations and executive level. Relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent demonstrated experience in a senior strategy advisory role.

Experience navigating and operating in a regulated environment, experience working constructively across functions and track record of building and maintaining the trust of all stakeholders. Interest in Public Sector structure, governance, processes and systems. Excellent interpersonal, relationship management and negotiation skills. Understanding of partnership obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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.

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.