Senior Strategy and Programme Advisor

Wellington Based
Full time

Do you want to make a difference? Have influence on the future of how energy is conserved and used in New Zealand? Then this may be the role for you.

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is a government agency whose purpose is to mobilise New Zealanders to be world leaders in clean and clever energy use.

This role will join EECA’s Strategy and Programme Development Team and aims to ensure that: EECA’s work programme is strategy led; EECA identifies and targets opportunities (within its functions) that can deliver the greatest public value at the lowest cost; and translates these into effective market engagement programmes. The Senior Strategy and Programme Advisor will preferably possess a good understanding of the energy sector and the ability to develop effective ‘market intervention programmes’.

The team is continually scanning the international and NZ energy environment to identify opportunities which inform strategic conversations and decision making about energy efficiency and energy related carbon reductions in NZ. The team maintains sector and technical capability in target markets and technologies to keep abreast of these opportunities, and to educate others, contributing to EECA’s authority mandate.

You will have a strong ability to connect cross government and from a business consumer perspective to ensure programmes are designed with our energy users at their centre. A good understanding of strategic design thinking and or Better Business Case development will be preferred, and experience working in the international policy arena will be advantageous. 

This is your chance to join a dynamic organisation with a strong focus on delivery, and to do meaningful work with motivated people that has a tangible impact on the lives of New Zealanders.

If this sounds like a role you are interested in learning more about, please read the position description.

Your application for the role should include

  • A cover letter telling us about your interest in the role and highlighting your key achievements to date, relevant to the role.
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) that outlines your skills, experience and career history relevant to the position you are applying for.

Applications must be submitted to by the end of the day on 24th April 2019.