• Newly-created role to help develop the biomass industry

  • Play a key part in creating decarbonisation pathways

  • Fixed term role for 18 months, open to location within NZ

He angitūtanga | The opportunity

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is a Crown Entity whose purpose is to mobilise New Zealanders to be world leaders in clean and clever energy use. Our strategic focus areas are based on influencing the energy decisions in the transport, business, and residential sectors.

As part of our goal to reduce energy-related carbon emissions, we’re looking for an experienced industry player to become our first Biomass Industry Development Lead. This role has three key objectives:

  • Facilitating expansion of the woody biomass industry to increase contracted supply volumes
  • Increasing investment to unlock the industry’s potential
  • Improving information and connectivity across industry stakeholders.

He kōrero mōu | About you

To be successful in this role, you’ll be a natural relationship builder who can collaborate and connect across multiple groups with different interests.

You’ll also bring:

  • Holistic understanding of the commercial drivers impacting forestry, biomass and energy sectors
  • Significant experience in business development with a proven ability in negotiating and influencing outcomes
  • The ability to process and relay technical information and engage with technical experts
  • Familiarity with machinery of local and central Government.

Tono ināianei | Apply now

If you are interested in learning more about what the role involves, please read the position description below.

If you have any questions or would like to apply for this unique opportunity, please get in contact with Siobhan Tanner at  careers@eeca.govt.nz before 11.59pm on Thursday 30 June, 2022.