Creating Great Together
Here at BNZ, it's about more than just banking. We believe in supporting our local communities and designing customer led solutions that change the way people manage their money. For our people this means we create an environment where you can try new things, deliver innovative solutions and be empowered to put your energy into being you.
About the Role
Fixed term ending February 2021
As the Associate Director- Natural Capital, you'll work with the Agribusiness leadership team, wider Agribusiness team and across Corporate and Institutional Banking team to advise the strategic direction of Natural Capital, and implement the ongoing management of all aspects relating to sustainable agriculture and the 'Future of New Zealand Agribusiness'. Specifically, those aspects influencing Natural Capital risk, reputation and relationships; agricultural natural resource management, sustainable finance, thought leadership and banking services.
Thought leadership and strategic direction relating to nationwide environmental resource management for existing customers and the marketplace
Monitoring the BNZ Agribusiness portfolio for ESG risk compliance and strategic support for customer improvements
Internal education of key environmental risks, opportunities and themes
Manage the strategic direction of regional Natural Capital strategies implemented by regional Natural Capital champions
We are looking for someone who has the ability to think strategically and handle comprehensive relationships within New Zealand's Agribusiness Industry.
You will have:
A strong understanding of New Zealand Agribusiness industry, current and future issues.
An understanding of corporate, business and agribusiness banking strategic objectives and implementation
An understanding of key sustainability themes in market
Marketing and public speaking experience
Proven relationship building and management experience
Working at BNZ
At BNZ, we're passionate about building and sustaining a high-performance culture that motivates our people to deliver exceptional results. We know that every BNZer is unique, with a wide range of goals, ambitions, and lifestyles, so we offer a wide range of benefits and working styles to suit you.
Wellbeing:Your wellbeing is important to us. When we're at our best, physically and mentally, in and out of work, we can truly create great things together. We're here to support you to be your best with a number of wellbeing initiatives.
Leave:We all need a bit of time off every now and then. At BNZ we're proud to offer the generous leave options you need and deserve - whether it's for a special occasion, an unexpected event, or an extended vacation.
Flexibility:We're big on helping you balance life and work. We offer a range of flexible working options that help you be your best, wherever you're based. Talk to us about how we can make this work for you.
This is an exciting opportunity to join us! BNZ is an award winning, forward-thinking, diverse and inclusive organisation with an ambitious change agenda. We're bold thinkers who are taking brave steps to create a company that people want to work for, and customers want to bank with. If you're ready to progress your career with BNZ, apply now and help more New Zealander's be good with money, so they can do great things with it.
Applications will close 19 February 2020