Principal Advisor - Stewardship and Governance of the Investment Management Systat The Treasury
The Treasury
Wellington, NZ
3d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

This is a unique opportunity to influence public investment decision-making processes to ensure future value and wellbeing for New Zealanders.

The role operates at a system level across the public sector, developing the practice for making investment decisions on major assets, infrastructure, information technology, and significant change programmes.

This role will be part of a team that helps develop the system by :

  • Supporting Ministers to take investment decisions on the management and sequencing of the significant project and programme investment pipeline.
  • Identifying system wide challenges to achieving investment outcomes and putting in place the right steps to enhance the chance of success; and
  • Setting policy direction for the management of investments and use of capital across the public sector.
  • Te Tai Ōhanga - The Treasury is the New Zealand Government's lead economic and financial advisor. Our vision is to be a world-leading Treasury working towards higher living standards for New Zealanders.

    The Investment Management and Asset Performance team is the kaitiaki of New Zealand's Public Service Investment Management System, ensuring it delivers value and intergenerational well-being for all New Zealanders. We do this by :

  • Enabling well-informed investment decisions;
  • Ensuring the system is efficient, effective, and sustainable; and
  • Enabling those with accountabilities across the system to perform their roles effectively.
  • The Treasury is developing its stewardship and governance function to ensure that the public sector's investment management system is well led and is developed in a coherent and sustainable way.

    It does this by working closely with agencies with oversight of the investment management system, investment intensive agencies, and teams across the Treasury.

    This is an opportunity for someone with a policy, regulatory, legal or public sector delivery background with experience in leading the design and deployment of new processes and ways of operation.

    You will operate at a strategic level, providing the targeted interventions that deliver the most value. You will also bring :

  • The ability to drive change in behaviours and outcomes across a sector;
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to influence and work with a range of stakeholders.
  • This position offers some unique opportunities to the successful candidate :

  • You will be operating at a system level with engagement and reach across a range of agencies and sectors;
  • You will be driving new approaches and ways of operation for the management of investments across the public sector; and
  • The opportunity to work in a supportive and high-performing team that is focused on personal and team development.
  • We pride ourselves on the quality of our staff and understand the importance of fostering a working environment where excellence is recognised and where staff are encouraged to develop their own talents and potential.

    The Treasury values diversity and inclusion and encourages a positive work / life balance with flexible work arrangements and a range of health and wellbeing initiatives.

    Please see the job descriptions for expectations for the positions and for more information regarding the role please contact Aaron Matthews, Head of Stewardship and Governance at .

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