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Principal Advisor / Wellington Manager

Permanent / Full Time
Rationale is an independent advisory company that helps government and business leaders make great investment decisions. Our focus is, and has always been, improving places for people, helping organisations make great investment decisions. It’s about creating a better world that results in improving places where people live, work and play.

H2R Consulting is delighted to partner with Rationale, looking for just the right person to take up this newly created senior leadership role in Rationale’s Wellington office. There is a long and successful partnership between H2R Consulting and Rationale, profiling and understanding the best and the brightest talent to deliver our business strategy and vision.

About You
To be considered for this position it goes without saying that you have established yourself as a successful leader with public sector experience in the investment management, infrastructure, master and spatial planning disciplines. You demonstrate commercial acumen, are experienced with government products and business cases, alongside evidence-based and pragmatic decision making. Strategic, well connected, and highly motivated you are skilled at maintaining your network across the public sector and exploring new avenues to create future business.
You’ll need to be a driven leader with the ability to connect, inspire and work collaboratively with a wide range of key stakeholders and staff. You will be an innovative thinker, able to identify potential growth areas and manage the expansion of Rationale’s business. Our ideal candidate displays emotional agility with a capability to listen, learn, self-reflect, and also ask the hard questions.
What’s on offer
Career Potential Rationale’s services and client base are constantly evolving and so are the career opportunities. Rationale is committed to supporting the personal and professional growth of our team.
Attractive Remuneration and Benefits Entrepreneurial in nature, Rationale offers competitive salary, unique benefits, along with potential company directorship and ownership.
Whānau The Rationale team is like whānau – our people are our biggest asset. We look after our employees, their families and loved ones. We regularly celebrate achievements, both in and out of work.
Supportive Environment Wellbeing is important to us. Whether you want to take a leap forward in your career or tackle personal challenge, we’ll support you all the way. This is a significant role with a national perspective alongside inspirational workmates. We offer a fully flexible work environment, supportive work hubs, and interesting work around the country.
Team Challenges Some of us are competitive athletes, some of us are enthusiastic supporters, some are has beens chasing past glory. Whatever the case, we love being out there doing it. We share extensive and unrivalled team activities and support each other in whatever challenge we’re undertaking.
Balance We support each other to have a healthy work-life balance and will seek to make changes if we identify a lack of balance. We celebrate success in and out of the workplace.

How to apply
Please visit to download a position description and find out more.  Contact: Kirsty Brown on 04 4999 471 or quoting reference number 404512.

Applications close on Friday 26 November at 5pm.
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