Senior (Science) Investment Manager | Specialised Investments at Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Grow your a career with purpose at MBIE
Salary Range $110,000- $135,000
Your opportunity to join a team of talented Science Investment Managers who enable the Government's investment to achieve successful science outcomes.
About the role:
This incredibly varied role will see you working across the science system, liaising with established networks and forming new enduring relationships. You will seek to understand the unique perspective and ambitions of third party funding organisations, research organisations, and government agencies for mutually beneficial outcomes.
The Senior (Science) Investment Manager role, sits in the Specialised Investments team within MBIE's Labour, Science and Enterprise Group
Ko wai mātou | About the Science System Investment and Performance branch
We are responsible for the full range of functions that supports New Zealand's science and research system. We make, manage, assess and advise on a range of scientific investments to meet New Zealand's economic, social and environmental ambitions.
Through a portfolio approach, based on broad scientific knowledge within the branch, and the contribution of specialised expertise from the sector (e.g. through Panels and assessors).
Through sector stewardship, working as a credible partner and neutral broker within the sector and across government to facilitate frank discussions and identify opportunities.
As a smart operator, with both scientific and government sector credibility, and the ability to marry these to find practical solutions.
By being the expert on best practice and running efficient, clear processes.
About The Specialised Investments Team
The Specialised Investments team makes, manages and reviews investments within the Science System Investment and Performance branch of the Labour, Science and Enterprise group.
Day to day the Investment Managers manage investments that support long term science infrastructure of enduring importance to New Zealand; investments that support the National Strategic plan for Science in Society (A Nation of Curious Minds); oversight of the delivery of science investments devolved to third party funders (e.g. Health research Council and the Royal Society of New Zealand); and smaller specialised funds.
Skills and experience required:
We welcome candidates from all walks of life and value a diverse range of professional experience, including:
- Significant experience in outcome focussed contract management and sector knowledge to manage science investment processes and to monitor contracts to ensure they are delivering against the policy intention.
- Knowledge of the New Zealand science and innovation system.
- Stakeholder engagement and management skills
- Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills – both verbal and written
- An understanding of government processes
MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.
We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.
People are at the heart of our mahi, our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.
- Mahi Tahi – Better Together
- Maia – Bold and brave
- Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future
- Pono Me Te Tika – Own It
Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity – Hīkina Whakatutuki – which broadly means ‘lifting to make successful'.
MBIE recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown and is committed to giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We will do this through enduring, meaningful and effective partnerships with iwi, Māori, other Māori groups/organisations and the Crown, as this is critical to enable economic and social development, both for Māori and for wider Aotearoa New Zealand. We are committed to continuing to partner with iwi in order to find new sustainable solutions to address long standing systemic and cross-cutting issues facing Māori and wider Aotearoa New Zealand and we are also committed to identifying opportunities for iwi to lead and creating an enabling environment for iwi to leverage these opportunities.
E mōhio ana a Hīkina Whakatutuki i puea ake te kōtuinga iwaenganui i a ngāi Māori me te Karauna i Te Tiriti o Waitangi, ā, kei te whai ia ki te whakaū ake i Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Mā te whai kiko o ngā kōtuinga ahungaroa o ngāiwi, o ngāi Māori, me ētahi atu rōpū Māori ki te Karauna, katutuki tēnei. He āhuatanga nui tēnei e āhei ai ngā mahi whanaketanga ā-ohanga, ā-pāpori hoki ki a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui. E whai tonu ana mātou ki te kōtui atu ki ngā iwi mō te rapu huarahi hou ki te whakaara i ngā kaupapakua roa nei e tāmi ana i a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui, ā, e whai ana hoki ki te tautohu i ngā āheinga kōkiritanga māngā iwi, me te tautoko i ngā iwi kia whai mana ake ai ēneiāheinga.
How to apply:
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All applications must be submitted via our online process.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting ref MBIE/2301 if you have any further questions. Due to holiday period, we will respond to all inquires after 10 January 2022
Applications close on 23 January 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Science and Environment|
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