Are you a talented Director looking for your next challenge?

27 October 2020

Help raise the quality of analysis about the things that matter to New Zealanders!

The New Zealand Productivity Commission is looking for a talented and experienced Director to provide thought leadership within and beyond the Commission. The role is focused on leading and developing analysis as part of our research agenda. In doing this you will have a superior ability to create practical and innovative solutions to complex and ambiguous problems – including skill in distilling issues and discussions into key insights and trade-offs.

The role is a key member of the Commission’s leadership team, sharing in the strategic leadership of the organisation, leading projects, and line managing the research team and function.

You will have an advanced understanding of economics and analysis and research techniques, you will be service focused and have a natural ability to implement through leadership and influence. You will also be a strategic thinker, innovative and can point to a record of generating new ideas but also able to implement these ideas in a practical way. You will have experience in skilful communication and relationship building around complex issues and be comfortable and effective in media and public engagement.

We will consider a full-time or part-time; permanent or fixed-term, or a secondment appointment.

Find out more, including the job description here. 

Applications close 5.00pm Monday 30 November 2020.