Principal Advisor | Climate Change Adaption

Be an influential thought leader in Climate Change Adaptation

Your new company

Hays Sustainability is currently partnering with an influential Government department to recruit an expert in Climate Change Adaptation to join their Climate Change Team. This newly established role will be instrumental in providing advice to influence New Zealand’s Climate Change response and the long-term implications.

Your new role

As a Principal Advisor you will be responsible for:

  • Providing advice based on your in-depth technical understanding of climate change adaptation, the physical impacts of climate change and the effect this will have on New Zealand
  • Conducting climate change adaptation modelling and examine different solutions to support policy decisions
  • Offering strong intellectual thought leadership to various public sector bodies and organisations
  • Working across a range of strategic and real time projects and policy decisions

What you'll need to succeed

  • You will have significant experience in climate change adaptation and be seen as a credible industry leader
  • Have outstanding communication skills and the ability to lead and influence debates with key stakeholders
  • Be a strong relationship manager and have a proven record in leading and managing projects

What you'll get in return

  • This unique role will allow you to have a direct impact on New Zealand’s response to climate change.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities are available
  • Flexible working options
  • A competitive salary

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Amy Scarfe on 09 884 1526.

If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.



Job Type
Government & Public Services

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Amy Scarfe, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Auckland
Level 36, The ANZ Centre, 23-29 Albert Street

Telephone: 098841526