• Opportunity at Tier 2 level working for a Crown Entity making a difference

  • Part of a collaborative Leadership Team

  • Rewarding work to help mobilise New Zealanders to be world leaders in clean and clever energy use

Mō te tūnga | About the role

Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will lead these portfolios:

  • Research Evaluation and Insights
  • Marketing and Digital
  • Communications and Content
  • Data and Analytics 


You will be part of a tight knit Leadership Team, and in this role you will:

  • Work collaboratively with other Leadership Team members to achieve EECA’s strategy, and role model EECA’s four key behaviours.
  • Lead the group to provide the communication of robust evidence and insights to the market and NZ as a whole and build capability and performance in data & analytics. 
  • Lead the group to develop engaging communication and marketing campaigns that promote energy efficiency, empower energy users and accelerate the use of renewable of energy.
  • Ensure that EECA’s position as a trusted authority on issues relating to energy efficiency, conservation, and renewable energy

He kōrero mōu | Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Extensive senior leadership experience
  • Experience in communicating complex information to different audiences
  • Experience with data science
  • Ability to engage with technical analysis
  • Demonstrated experience in leading business transformation
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to connect the Group across and beyond EECA
  • Understanding of the energy sector


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer

An important opportunity to join a government agency with a strong focus on delivery, to do meaningful work with motivated people that has a tangible impact on the lives of New Zealanders.  

  • Free medical insurance through Southern Cross
  • Access to a well-utilised social club
  • An excellent working environment – with a dynamic work culture.

Mō mātou | About us

EECA’s mission is to mobilise New Zealanders to be world leaders in clean and clever energy use. We are Te Tari Tiaki Pūngao – Guardian of the energy. This means we have a responsibility to ensure that all of New Zealand recognises that the energy we save now will be an asset to our future, in a multitude of ways. Our desired outcome is a sustainable energy system that supports the prosperity and well-being of current and future generations.

In order to get there, key strategic objectives are:

  • Energy efficiency first
  • Empower energy users
  • Accelerate renewable energy

You can read more about what who we are at Who we are - About EECA | EECA(external link)


Tono ināianei | Apply now

All applications must be sent by email, and include a CV and Cover Letter to Jacqui Agar at careers@eeca.govt.nzApplications Close: 11.59pm on Monday, 15 April 2024.

Please note: We will be reviewing applications after the closing date and will be in touch as early as possible about status of your application.