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Investment Director

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE)
On site, no remote
Applications close:
Posted 10 months ago

Ka rere a kupu mihi ki te mata o te whenua e tau ai ki tēnā, ki tēnā huri noa – e mihi atu ana. I tēnei wa tonu nei e tonoa ana ō pūkenga nui, ō wheako me ō mōhiotanga kia whakaeke mai ki te waka whakatutuki kaupapa e mea nei ko Te Taurapa Tūhono. Kua takoto te mānuka, ā, tautoko mai, ārahi mai i ngā pakihi hohoko o Aotearoa kia whāia nei ngā pae tawhiti hōu, hihira anō hoki.
To those near and far, greetings to you all.  We look forward to you bringing your valuable skills, experience and knowledge to join our team aboard the forever moving waka, Te Taurapa Tūhono | New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE). This is the call, to rise to the occasion, and help guide New Zealand export businesses to exciting new horizons.


Ko wai tātou | Who we are: 
Te Taurapa Tūhono | New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE) is a New Zealand government agency with a core purpose: growing companies internationally - bigger, better and faster for the good of New Zealand.
We are based in 54 offices across New Zealand and around the world. We work in 42 International markets and have 200 private-sector partners, as well as a global network including thousands of business connections, influencers, and friends of New Zealand.
This global presence lets us deliver unique value to businesses through our collective insight, wisdom, and experience, built over 50 years of helping companies grow internationally. We understand the dynamics of our international markets and build influential networks within them. We use this to help our customers establish themselves in markets and to grow their businesses. 
We're excited to let you know about this great opportunity to join NZTE as one of our new Investment Directors, based in Auckland, New Zealand.


He aha tāu e mahi ana | What you will be doing: 
The primary purpose of this role is to lead, manage and develop a team of Investment Managers, Analysts and Associates focused on attracting Investment into New Zealand, originating Greenfield investment opportunities and building the Investment capability of New Zealand companies in support of them attracting investment.   

The position also plays a critical role in the Investment Leadership Team and is a key connector between the Domestic Investment team and International Investment team.


Ko ngā mea ka hiahiatia e koe kia angitū te haere | What you will need to be successful:  
We want talented people who are flexible, customer centric.  You’ll be an experienced people leader with great coaching and mentoring skills within a financial services environment.  You’ll be experienced in identifying the right skillsets for your team and developing these in your people, as well as the wider teams.

Key skills you'll bring:

  • Proven people leadership experience with the ability to motivate, challenge, and empower individuals and teams
  • A high degree of technical competency in investment or related
  • Strong NZ industry knowledge and strategic capability
  • Comprehensive grasp of New Zealand financial ecosystem and global economy 
  • A strong networker who easily builds and maintains relationships


He aha ō painga ki tēnei mahi | Why you will love working here:  
The New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Investment team is driven to grow Aotearoa through investment. 
We're a collaborative fast paced team who enjoy what we do, working hard to grow companies across a diverse range of sectors and deals for the good of New Zealand.  We're committed to supporting your learning, development, and career growth while you're on secondment with us!
If you want to make a real difference to Aotearoa, then New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Investment could be the place for you.


He aha e whai ake nei | What's next:
Apply online now, letting us know how the role appeals to you in your cover letter or in your CV.
For further information please see the job description Investment Director - PD
You must have the legal right to work in New Zealand to apply for this role.
NZTE is committed to uplifting the mana of Māori as tāngata whenua and recognise Te Tiriti ō Waitangi/the Treaty of Waitangi as Aotearoa's founding document.