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Advisor/ Senior Advisor (Project, Programme or Portfolio Experience)

The Treasury
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Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Advisor/ Senior Advisor (Project, Programme or Portfolio Experience)


We have an opportunity for an Advisor/Senior Advisor with project, programme or portfolio experience to help us in our role of providing confidence to stakeholders on its most high-value projects and programmes, and provide trusted advice to Ministers, and agency chief executives on the performance and progress of these high-value investments.

The Investment Management and Asset Performance (IMAP) team's goal is to support an effective investment decision-making and management system. We maintain the government's investment portfolio, and also provide advice and assurance on government's largest and most high-value investment.

We are looking for a project or programme professional with an analytical mind-set to:

  • Work with SROs (senior responsible owners), agency chief executives and Ministers to provide independent, second-opinion advice on the progress and performance of government's largest projects and programmes;
  • Provide advice to Ministers with a system-level focus on investment on the value of investment proposals;
  • Help implement an ambitious work programme, including proposed changes to our monitoring and assurance functions on high-value projects and programmes.


We are looking for an Advisor/Senior Advisor with:

  • Strong relationship management and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and synthesise complex information
  • Experience in providing independent, second-opinion advice to Ministers and agency chief executives
  • Experience in a project, programme, portfolio, or change management environment
  • Experience with project and programme management assurance and intervention methods
  • Knowledge and experience of the machinery of New Zealand government (preferred)


We can offer:

  • Work on and exposure to government's largest and most ambitious projects and programmes
  • Opportunity to improve the government's investment management system, and individual process from inception through to benefits realisation
  • Challenging and exciting work in a highly motivated team


We ask for all applications online - to apply, please click 'apply now'.

Applications close on Sunday 4th December.

Please see the attached JD for further detail and for more information please contact Stephen Goodman, Team Leader, Investment Management and Asset Performance on