Lead Advisor - Business Case & Benefits

Date: 19 May 2023

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Our Enterprise Portfolio Management Office has an exciting opportunity for someone to join the EPMO team as Lead Advisor Business Case & Benefits. 


Benefits realisation is one of the top 3 priorities for the EPMO over the next 2-3 years, so there is a great opportunity to lead the design and implementation of an improved process and ensure quality realisation of benefits!


This Benefit Lead role is to develop and own the business case process and benefits realisation framework for the organisation.  


Reporting to the Head of EPMO, you would support quality business case development as well as overseeing the delivery of related training capability programmes. You will drive the provision of quality advice to ensure realistic and deliverable benefits are identified, work to ensure benefits are realised and that overall benefits delivery is improving year on year.


He kōrero mōu: About you
To be able to hit the ground running, you will ideally have strong business analysis and / or project management experience, together with knowledge of Better Business Case and Benefits realisation.  


You will have ideally worked on:

  • Business case writing and /or reviews
  • Benefits definition and benefit realisation delivery
  • The implementation of change into the organisation
  • Developing and the delivery of related training 


A strong influencer and communicator, you will build constructive relationships and be comfortable interacting at all levels including the executive space. 


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


This is an amazing opportunity to develop your Portfolio, Business Case and Benefits skills, and also get experience working across Council.


The Enterprise Portfolio Management Office (EPMO) provides Portfolio, Project Investment and Benefits management guidance across the organisation, and sets and owns the Investment Delivery Framework (IDF) for the Group. It monitors and reports all project delivery, manages Sentient, and is responsible for portfolio management of internal facing projects and programmes (including ICT and Our Strategy projects).


In return for your hard work, you can expect a flexible and supportive work environment. 


Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.


Tono Mai: Apply Now!

Applications close: 4 June 2023


Employees in receipt of salary protection and/or on the predecessor Council terms and conditions of employment, please note that the salary protection and/or predecessor Council terms and conditions, including relocation, apply to your current position. Should you change to a new position (other than any secondment) you will be issued with a new employment letter of offer with current Auckland Council terms and conditions.