New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE) is New Zealand's international economic development agency, partnering with entrepreneurial New Zealand companies to help them grow "bigger, better, faster" - for the good of New Zealand.
This is an exciting time to join NZTE! The Investment Team is on a growth journey, gearing-up to deliver catalytic opportunities for New Zealand with global connections. Our "Investment Way" strategy is focussed on attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into New Zealand, originating Greenfield investment opportunities and supporting New Zealand companies in attracting investment.
The role of Investment Director (Australia Pacific) is a senior management position reporting directly to the General Manager - Investment. The position plays a critical role in the Investment Leadership Team and is a key connector between the New Zealand Investment team and the local Investment team. The challenge will be to lead, manage and develop a team of Australian based investment professionals across client Investment Readiness and Investment Attraction to further develop a world class value add investment service.
The role will include:
- Providing inspirational and empowering leadership
- Driving integrated stakeholder engagement and workflows
- Originating deals of scale and quality and connecting to investor networks
- Influencing and hosting investment events across the capital raising community
- Building collaboration with NZTE Customer teams
- Undertake a significant amount of travel
This role offers a unique opportunity to frame quality investment outcomes for New Zealand companies and regional opportunities for the benefit of the wider New Zealand economy. A high degree of commercial acumen and strategic agility is required to create unique relationships across the private and public sector, including New Zealand and international government and trade relationships. Strong technical capabilities to originate, progress and transact on deals will also be critical to the success of the role. It's critical to enjoy working in a culture where there is genuine passion and purpose to work for a cause and to fit into a values system based on ambition, adventure, honesty and trust.
To be successful in this role, we seek a tertiary qualified investment professional with significant experience in investment banking/capital markets and ideally with an international business background that will compliment industry gravitas in the Australia Pacific region. A passion for New Zealand is a must!