Asset Manager, Waikato

  • Housing New Zealand Corporation
  • Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 26 Aug, 2019
Full time Asset Manager

Job Description

  • Full-time, permanent role
  • Based in our Waikato office
  • Annual salary of $98,500 + five weeks' annual leave + a suite of free insurances

About Housing New Zealand

Housing New Zealand Corporation is a Crown agent that provides housing services for people in need. It isn't just about getting a roof over people's heads - we also work closely with others to ensure our tenants have access to good support services.

On 1st October 2019, Housing New Zealand Corporation becomes part of Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities.

About Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities

Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities brings together the three existing agencies of Housing New Zealand, HLC and KiwiBuild to form a new organisation.

Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities is central to the Government's aspirations for housing and urban development. It will work across the housing spectrum to build thriving communities where everyone has a place to call home.

This new organisation will have two key roles: being a public housing landlord, and partnering with the development community, iwi, and local and central government to deliver urban development projects of all sizes.

The anticipated start date for this new organisation is 1st October 2019.

Our Values - Kotahitanga - one team

Housing New Zealand has important work to do and our aspirations are big. We believe that people do their best within an environment of trust, care, contribution, humility and learning. We also do our best when we take personal responsibility to achieve our shared vision and maintain a working environment we are proud of.

The values that drive us are:

  • we trust, each other and share ownership
  • we care, about each other as people
  • everyone's contribution, matters
  • we are humble and genuine
  • we continually learn and innovate.

Our Asset Management Group

The Asset Management team ensures Housing New Zealand's national $21 billion asset portfolio is effectively managed to meet strategic targets. The team is responsible for maintaining and improving the quality of the portfolio, managing the upgrade, configuration and divestment of assets, minimising vacancies and maximising portfolio utilisation.

The role

Our vision is 'Building lives and communities by housing New Zealanders.' To help us achieve this, we are currently recruiting for an Asset Manager. This role reports to the Regional Portfolio Manager and is responsible for the overall management for an assigned portfolio in the Region and ensure their physical and financial performance meets agreed targets and standards in order to protect and improve the overall quality of our assets.

What you'll need to bring

To be successful in this role you will ideally have the following:

  • Background in the management of property assets
  • Understanding of analysing and interpreting financial and technical information
  • Experience in undertaking options analysis and report writing
  • Ability to identify risks and resolve complex issues
  • Exceptional influencing and communication skills
  • Relevant property management or valuation qualifications

What we offer

We offer competitive salaries and five weeks' annual leave for all new starters, as well as a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. These benefits are described in more detail at https://careers.hnzc.co.nz/a-great-place-to-work/benefits

We provide a working environment with opportunities for self-development and new challenges. If you'd like to join a team of professionals who are passionate about people, improving the quality of the lives of our tenants and giving something back to the community, we would love to hear from you. To learn more about us and the work we do, visit http://careers.hnzc.co.nz

To find out more about this opportunity please contact the Recruitment team at people.hub@hnzc.co.nz

Applications close at 5.00pm on Sunday, 15 September 2019.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

Salary Range

$90 - $110K