Portfolio Manager at Land Information New Zealand, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the roles
Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand is committed to being a respected and honourable Treaty partner with strong and enduring relationships and being an expert manager and steward of Crown land. No two days are the same as a Portfolio Manager. We undertake a huge variety of work across an incredibly diverse property portfolio encompassing residential, non-residential, pastoral leases, land, waterway, and forests. As a Portfolio Manager you will work closely with Māori and iwi, tenants, leases, pastoral lessees and our suppliers to ensure we honour commitments under the Treaty of Waitangi and the Crown estate is well managed, enhanced for existing and future generations.
Different portfolios cover:
- Managing relationships with Māori/Iwi in pre and or post settlement contexts
- Property management
- Land bank treaty settlements
- Asset management
- Project management in a property context
- Land acquisition and disposal
- Consent applications
- Property inspections
- Managing Leases
In this role you will develop and foster effective relationships with Māori/Iwi, drive delivery of settlement commitments, respond to customers, write reports, make decisions and provide advice to a range of stakeholders. You'll be trusted to structure your days in a way that sees the job done and high-quality work delivered on time, every time. You'll also be flexible when needed to react and happy to pivot between pieces of work quickly as priorities change.
Seeking to fill:
Māori Crown Relations team – Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch
We are looking for Portfolio Managers to contribute to the work in the Māori Crown Relations team. You will be committed to strengthening the Māori-Crown relationship through Te Tiriti o Waitangi and will bring a high level of competency to Māori values, Te Reo, practice and perspective to your work.
Pastoral team – based in Christchurch
We are looking for Portfolio Managers to contribute to the iconic management of High Country pastoral leases working with our leaseholders and suppliers to maintain and enhance the inherent values while providing for ongoing pastoral farming.
Other teams are in – Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch – also consider remote working from Central Otago and McKenzie
We are looking for Portfolio Managers to work across other property portfolios who take responsibility for managing and delivering successful outcomes.
He pūkenga tou – Experience and skills you may have for these roles include
- Knowledge of Treaty settlement processes and working in partnership with mandated entities
- knowledge of land and property management, ideally in either; acquisitions, asset management or disposal
- knowledge and experience in handling property leases.
- Project experience in managing property remediation work
- relationship building experience in order to partner with Māori and Iwi and across the public sector
- Experience managing projects and contracts with suppliers
- An understanding of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, and 2016 asbestos regulations
- understanding of Tikanga Māori is highly desirable
- knowledge in Public Works act, Land Act would be beneficial
- Construction or Licenced Building Practitioner experience
- proven experience making proactive and considered decisions, demonstrating that you are a critical thinker and can provide strategic advice
- strong customer service focus.
- experience communicating complex issues clearly and succinctly
- strong relationship management skills working with a range of Māori/Iwi and other stakeholders
As you can see we are after a broad range of applicants. Please highlight in your covering letter which areas your experience and skillset best align with. Also indicate your preferred working location.
Annual salary $83,307-$112,709 depending on skills and experience.
Ngā mea e tukuna ana e tātau – What we offer our employees
- Interesting work which impacts Aotearoa as we care for whenua, moana and arawai
- Eye & ear care reimbursements
- Annual Flu Vaccinations
- Reduced Health Insurance Premiums
- Diverse groups and networks
- Flexible working arrangements
- A minimum of four weeks and three days annual leave
As an organisation Toitū Te Whenua 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. Toitū Te Whenua is one of the most engaged organisations in the public sector and people always say what a great place Toitū Te Whenua is to work.
Te Tākinatanga - Our Story
At Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand, our key role is to ensure New Zealanders have accurate information about where people and places are, that people have confidence in their property rights and that Crown property is well managed for future generations.
From the best way to develop farmland, build a new suburb, manage a high-country farm or navigate on land or at sea, our work and location information help people make better decisions and create economic, social, environmental and cultural value for New Zealand.
Tono mai - How to Apply
To apply, please click “Apply Online.” You'll be taken through to our Toitū Te Whenua Careers Centre where you'll be able to review further information about the responsibilities and accountabilities of this role in the Position Description. You'll be able to complete your online application form and upload a copy of your CV/Cover Letter.
Please Note- we will be shortlisting for this role as applicants are received, so please don't delay in applying. You must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand to be eligible for this position.
Toitū Te Whenua is currently undertaking a change programme, known as Organising Ourselves, which is focused on strengthening our connections, our agility and the way we engage and work with our customers and partners. Note that we will be making changes to our ways of working and how we think about and describe our roles as part of this programme. These roles will be included in that change process.
If you have any questions about this role or working at Toitū Te Whenua, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and our Recruitment Team will be in touch with you.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Land Information New Zealand|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachment:||Portfolio Manager PD Jan 2023 Treaty Team1.pdf (PDF, 204KB)
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