Government & Policy

Strategic Investment Consultant / Advisor

Job Title: Strategic Investment Consultant / Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
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Job Published: about 1 month ago
  • Drive coherent system-wide outcomes
  • Contribute to capability improvement in key areas
  • Use data/insights to explore investment opportunities

The Strategic Investment Consultant is an Advisory position at Principal level. This  role works with and through agencies by providing ICT investment advice, assistance and support to implement the strategy for a digital public service. They provide technical expertise and will typically work on the more complex and sector-wide ICT strategy and business case development, investment and asset management planning.

This role is a key conduit link working to ensure and drive coherent system-wide outcomes.

Operating as a part of small semi-autonomous teams, consultants act as ‘change agents’ for government agencies, driving change and capability improvement in key areas. Investment Consultants work with other specialist consultants and the Manager Agency Standards and Integration to ensure current business and technology landscapes are well understood and inform ICT initiatives.

You will:

  • provide principal level advice and guidance,
  • explore investment opportunities and the likelihood of success, and
  • help co-develop and co-design the process.

You will demonstrate the following:

  • Significant investment experience OR data / strategic insights experience
  • Ability to interpret and present insights and investment advice to senior business leaders in diverse organisations
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

This is a full-time, permanent appointment based in Wellington CBD.

What we offer:

You will join a collaborative and innovative culture where people thrive to adhere to best practice while constantly challenging the status quo making each workday interesting. 

Work life balance is valued, so a variety of flexible work options are available.

We are looking for people who can positively contribute to fostering and cultivating an inclusive environment; as well as demonstrating commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion of others.

About DIA's Digital Public Service branch:

In a field where the pace of change is rapid, the Digital Public Service branch works with and through agencies to drive and deliver a customer-centred digital government. DIA are transforming the way we work to build on our knowledge and ultimately create an environment that responds quickly to meet the needs of a faster, agile and inclusive digital government service.

Playing a key role in supporting the Government Chief Digital and the strategy for the Digital Public Service, DIA are looking for talent who can work collaboratively to leverage people and technology, to improve and drive for a unified digital public service for all New Zealanders.

Applications close: Sunday 3rd October 2021

For more information or to view a copy of the job description please contact: Kathy Claridge at Beyond Recruitment on 027 3551950 or email

Job Number 112563