Acquisition Manager
Kāinga Ora
Christchurch, NZ
2d ago
  • Be part of a high performing, driven team
  • Exciting, fast paced targeted acquisition programme
  • $117,000 + 5 weeks annual leave, flexible working located in Christchurch
  • 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

    Our Commercial Group manages Kāinga Ora's key commercial activities, provides strategic leadership and advice to other groups and works with the broader market to achieve system transformation.

    It contains our developer support team who provide financial underwrites to housing projects that meet defined criteria, our procurement and supplier management team who support our business groups to source materials and services, and our acquisitions and divestment teams.

    Our high performing national Acquisition team is growing so we are now looking to welcome an Acquisition Manager to be based in our Christchurch office.

    As an Acquisition Manager you will be responsible for acquiring property around New Zealand in the form of land, existing residential properties and design and build development projects.

    Reporting to a Senior Acquisition Manager, and working as part of a supportive team, you will be tasked with :

  • The identification, feasibility analysis and negotiation of acquisition opportunities and the preparation of business cases for their approval
  • Engaging with the property market to identify suppliers who can support this acquisition activity at scale - new business development
  • Developing strong relationships with partners, and potential partners, to deliver ongoing supply of new constructed property
  • Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu - What you will bring

  • Demonstrated experience and success in the property industry, particularly in the area of acquiring, managing and / or developing property
  • A commercial and results driven focus
  • Sound relationship management experience and experienced in managing multiple business partner relationships
  • Strong negotiation, communication, presentation skills
  • The ability to develop strong networks in the market to achieve successful outcomes and create successful new business opportunities
  • A tertiary qualification in the property sector (preferred)
  • 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
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