Investment Planning Manager

Investment Planning Manager


Investment Planning Manager

Details of the offer

Truly meaningful work as we look to enable New Zealand's Energy Future!
Provide Investment Planning leadership and lead ICT investment governance within Transpower
Deliver Investment cases, and oversee ICT components of regulatory submissions

Can you provide the long cycle planning and investment leadership to deliver ICT capabilities to achieve Transpower's strategic business objectives?
Transpower is New Zealand's national grid operator. As an essential service and provider of critical national infrastructure, we connect New Zealanders to their power system, through safe, smart solutions for today and tomorrow.
Our Strategy and Architecture team develops and manages ICT strategy and defines roadmaps for acquisition or development of IST services (applications, infrastructure & network) that will deliver the required ICT capabilities to achieve Transpower's strategic objectives through a process of organisation wide collaboration and consultation.
The Strategy and Architecture team enables the rest of IST by setting direction through policy, standards, strategy and reference architectures.
The Opportunity
Reporting to the ICT Strategy Manager, the Investment Planning Manager provides Investment Planning leadership through the delivery of Investment cases, managing investment governance and preparation of ICT content to regulatory submissions.
You'll be accountable for coordinating the delivery of initiative briefs, initiative substitutions, and supporting the General Manager Information Services and Technology (IST) in articulating investment roadmaps and plans while working closely with our IST Senior Leadership Team and Enterprise Portfolio Management Office (EPMO) to produce those.
You'll own, implement and operate the ICT Investment Management Framework including supporting artefacts that enable efficient and focused decision making and
Ensure that each of our ICT investment categories is driven from strategy or policy, and has a roadmap and investment case
Establish and run the appropriate governance to ensure that we have visibility and record of investment planning decisions, including funding re-prioritisation and changes.
Work with IST Delivery Services, EPMO and Finance to determine the IST annual plan & budget.
Develop and maintain the initiative substitution process, providing a method of both governance and auditability of any changes.

Deliver the ICT component of regulatory submissions

To be considered, you'll hold a relevant tertiary qualification and your CV and cover letter will demonstrate
Experience in collaborating with senior leaders in an ICT leadership capacity.
5+ year experience working in an ICT aligned financial planning and/or delivery role with significant financial delegation (e.g. Programme/Portfolio Manager, Investment Manager, Vendor Manager, PMO Manager).
Well-developed communication, influencing and presentation skills at all levels.
Demonstrable ability to identify and quantify commercial and financial benefits/value
Proven accounting and financial skills including preparing financial recommendations or options for a wide variety of stakeholders for approval

While not essential, a general understanding of the nature and design of the electricity industry's core business processes would be advantageous.
Why join Transpower
It's exciting! The scale, criticality and complexity of our IT environment is super stimulating. To get a sense of this check out
We are an equal opportunity employer and value the diversity of thought that comes from our people of over 28 nationalities. Our environment and sector is changing rapidly and while there will be challenges, you are joining at a time of unique opportunity to positively impact New Zealand as summarised in Whakamana I Te Mauri Hiko - Empowering our Energy Future.
To enjoy a range of health and wellness benefits (check them out here and meaningful work, please review the position description available below and apply without delay. While our preferred location is Wellington, exceptional Auckland based candidates willing to travel will be considered.
Applications close 9 September 2020

We are unable to consider candidates without existing eligibility to work in New Zealand. Reasonable accommodation for your personal circumstances is available, to participate in the job application or interview process.

Job Details

Position Description Investment Planning Manager PD.pdf
Posted on 26 Aug 2020
Closes on 09 Sep 2020 23:55
Location(s) Wellington
Expertise Information Services & Technology (IST)
Job level(s) Experienced
Work type(s) Permanent Full Time
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