Regional Economist – Infometrics

Infometrics is seeking to engage a Regional Economist. The role is client focused and will get you out and about talking economics with our wide range of clients.

The primary purpose of the role is to support our regional clients. Infometrics has clients from the top of the north to the bottom of the south who subscribe to our web-based economic products. Our clients love our products and we provide a wraparound service to ensure they get maximum value.

The Regional Economist will help our clients interpret the data, provide them with a macro-economic context, and offer bespoke consulting services to dig deeper into economic issues facing local councils and economic development agencies.

Economic Development NZ is seeking a Learning Director who will design and coordinate delivery of a quality and affordable economic development learning programme for practitioners, elected officials and council officers across NZ.

The role will have the following objectives:

  1. Design a quality, affordable programme of learning that builds capability within the profession and is ready for launch in the first week of April.
  2. Build a small stable of qualified and experienced practitioners who will report to the Learning Director, via a contract with EDNZ, to assist in delivery of the programme.
  3. Coordinate and lead delivery of the programme.
  4. Assist in development of the EDNZ Learning Management System by providing dates and places for roll out of the programme.
  5. Ensure that the opportunities for learning are equitably spread across the city and non-city regions of NZ.
  6. Monitor and report on the learning programme and budget at each CPD Advisory Panel and Board meeting.
  7. Reports to focus on the following KPI’s:  a) student satisfaction levels; b) enrolment numbers; c) completion numbers
  8. Provide advice to the CEO on opportunities for improving the programme in 2020 and 2021.

The is a contract role based on a 0.75 FTE.  The role will be remunerated in keeping with delivery of the outcomes listed in the attached role description.

Should you wish to have a confidential discussion regarding the position please contact Susan Houston at 027 2044715. To register your interest please send a covering letter and CV to

Economic Development Manager

The role of Economic Development Manager at Central Otago District Council presents a genuine opportunity to work in an area where you will not only help us realise our unfakeable assets, but also see the tangible outcomes of the contribution you make.

You will be someone who can think on your feet, make order out of chaos, communicates naturally and genuinely, is comfortable with ambiguity and is comfortable forging a path without a GPS.

You will have a sound economic background or business experience, a high-level of political acumen, and be someone who earns people’s trust and confidence, delivering on the things you say you will do.

Rotorua Economic Development, Business Development Manager

  • Opportunity to help various businesses and organisations in Rotorua thrive
  • Provide financial and strategic advice to support growth across various sectors
  • Make a difference in the economy and wellbeing of a region with strong potential

Rotorua Economic Development (RED) is seeking an individual to assist local businesses unlock new growth opportunities.

CEO of Northland Inc

Northland Inc Ltd is the designated Economic Development Agency and Regional Tourism Organisation for the Northland region. It is a subsidiary of Northland Regional Council (a 100% Council Controlled Organisation). The role of Northland Inc Ltd is to grow Northland’s economy, through economic development intervention programmes that add value and leverage sector partnerships.

The board of Northland Inc Ltd is seeking applications for a highly experienced senior leader to be the next Chief Executive of Northland Inc and drive the organisation to achieve a new phase of growth and economic prosperity for the region.

Principal Regional Advisor| Hamilton

  • Newly created position in the recently established Provincial Development Unit (PDU)
  • Facilitate and manage investment in Regional projects
  • Lead large scale programmes
  • Based in South Waikato (Hamilton, Taupo, Waitomo)

Senior Business Advisor| Wellington

  • Do you have experience in developing and managing government planning and reporting documents, systems and processes?
  • Are you interested in working with others to ensure that business processes are fit for purpose and continuously improving?
  • Permanent full time opportunity, based in Wellington CBD

Senior Regional Advisor |Wellington

  • Newly created position in the recently established Provincial Development Unit (PDU)
  • Key supporting role to realise programme delivery
  • Coordinate cross-agency Regional work programmes

GM Economic Development and Transition|Wellington

  • Senior Leadership opportunity
  • Shape the future of New Zealand’s Economic Development
  • Provide leadership and strategic direction to a new and complex branch

Economic Development Advisor| Kapiti Coast Council

Our client is a government agency needing a Programme Advisor to develop economic, social and environmental priorities. This is a fixed-term role till July 2019.

They require someone who can hit the ground running and has experience working in a similar role in government. Experience in economic development, project management, marketing and stakeholder engagement will be beneficial.

Infrastructure Investment and Economics Advisor | Auckland

  • Join a global company looking to grow Advisory services across our expanding New Zealand operations
  • Work across multiple sectors and projects, positioning our clients to secure funding and optimise their investment decisions

Privately owned by our people, GHD is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services companies. Our global network of over 9000 people operates in the transportation, water, energy and resources, property and buildings and environment markets.

Prinicipal Advisor, Regional Development |Bay of Plenty Regional Council

  • Providing technical leadership in urban growth, economic development and transport matters
  • Senior advisor role based in Tauranga or Whakatāne

Economic Development Advisor: Queenstown Lakes District Council

We have an exciting new opportunity to contribute to strengthening and diversifying our districts economy.

Working with the Economic Development Manager and wider Strategy and Development team, you will help  Council play a key role in achieving  our Economic Development Strategy. This will involve supporting the administration, stakeholder management, project management and financial control of the team.