New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is New Zealand's international business development agency. They work with companies and investors across different sectors and regions, to create productive, sustainable and inclusive deals that deliver opportunities for investors and for New Zealand. Partnering with some of New Zealand’s most exciting companies to boost their global reach, they are now looking for an experienced Investment Manager to join their Australian Pacific Investment team based in Sydney.
The NZTE Investment team work with the Australian investment eco-system and have a deal pipeline that is focused on attracting investment to accelerate the economic growth of New Zealand. With extensive private and public-sector experience, unparalleled depth of knowledge in the New Zealand market, and networks across the globe they provide expert support to companies undergoing their investment journey and unique greenfield opportunities of scale.
What you will be doing
The successful candidate will work with New Zealand teams to originate, support, add value and drive investment deals to completion. This requires a global corporate culture mind-set and the behavioural competencies to be a trusted advisor to Australians and New Zealanders alike.
You will continue to develop a network of relevant Australian investors, deepening relationships with existing contacts and identify new investors, and identify areas of interest of in-market investors. You will play a key role in evaluating New Zealand’s strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities applicable to Australian investors in an international context, and use this insight to shape investment models and opportunities.
You will work with the Investment Director to build a specific country strategy, developing a pipeline of investment opportunities, and converting these leads into successful investment outcomes that attract foreign direct investment to New Zealand. Further, you will support New Zealand companies raising capital to internationalise, by drawing on your market and capital raising knowledge and effective relationship management skills.
What you will need to be successful
The team are looking for talented, commercially driven people who are collaborative, customer-centric and results focused. In return they offer a dynamic environment where you'll work with people who are passionate about their clear purpose of helping their customers grow their businesses internationally bigger, better, faster.
Successful applicants will likely have gained 6-8 years’ experience from corporate finance, restructuring, private capital investing, management consulting or corporate development environments. A driven and proactive nature will be critical to your success in the role. As an Investment Manager you will take deals to the Australian market, promote New Zealand as an investment destination, and advise Australian investors on opportunities that New Zealand can offer, through identifying and providing strategic introductions and market analysis and research.
As part of a small team you’ll need to thrive on variety, be willing to support your team members when needed, and have a natural alignment to the NZTE organizational culture.
For further details or to submit an application please contact Ali Roger on email@example.com
Jon Michel Executive Search has been exclusively retained and so all applications will be handled by JMES.
Please note that you must have the right to work in Australia to apply.