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Business Manager (Auckland or Wellington based)

Callaghan Innovation
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Auckland - Auckland
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Callaghan Innovation is the government's business innovation agency. We're here to liberate innovators. We connect businesses to the networks, capability and funding they need to make their ideas happen and challenge both our customers and New Zealand to step up to the challenge of technological change.

An exciting new position has been created in the Sectors business unit. We are looking for an energetic and talented Business Manager who will report directly to the General Manager, Sectors to assist the operational effectiveness of the business unit to ensure the work programme is in alignment with organisational goals.

This is a key role which will require you to contribute to short and long-term organisational planning and strategy for the Sectors business unit. You will develop strong relationships with the existing managers in the business unit and build effective networks both internally and externally and create opportunities for others to work collaboratively.

The ideal candidate will be commercially aware and bring innovation and fresh ideas and solutions to the business. You will have excellent reporting and spoken communication skills with experience of successfully influencing others, negotiating effectively and winning over audiences with compelling and persuasive presentations. Strong and realistic financial, commercial and project/programme management skills are a prerequisite along with significant attention to detail.

To find out more about this exciting role, please refer to the position description. If you have any questions prior to applying, please contact Priyank Rao, Senior Recruitment and Sourcing Advisor, on

Applications close Saturday, 30 September 2017.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 7122GOV.

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