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  • Auckland

  • External Investments and Partnerships

  • Permanent

The Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation is an innovative, award-winning global investor. Our primary role is to manage the NZ Super Fund, an investment fund which invests taxpayer contributions globally to help pre-fund universal superannuation in New Zealand. Our team has a deep sense of purpose through the work we do to benefit future generations of New Zealanders. At the Guardians there’s an energy, passion and a shared commitment to excellence. The work is complex, innovative and intellectually stimulating. Our positive work environment respects your wellbeing while supporting your career and your future. As a proud equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate in our hiring practices, diversity and inclusiveness are highly valued.


The External Investments and Partnerships team is responsible for identifying, developing and pricing new investment ideas, and for implementing these ideas in partnership with third party asset managers around the world.


Key Responsibilities

You will provide analytical support, with emphasis on quantitative analysis, for management of investments in the External Investments and Partnerships portfolio, which includes domestic and international equities, fixed income and credit, New Zealand and international private markets investments, and alternatives including hedge fund, insurance, real estate and infrastructure investments

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Analysing and monitoring of new and existing investment ideas across a broad range of asset classes
  • Supporting the implementation of investment ideas by researching, evaluating and structuring of relationships with external investment managers
  • Monitoring the External Investments and Partnerships portfolio of external investment managers
  • Maintaining an up to date and relevant understanding of market events across relevant asset classes.
Your Background

It is likely that you commenced your career in a formal graduate programme in a large corporate or professional services organisation. With at least 1-3 years’ experience, you are now ready to take that next step up in your career. 

Your core attributes will include:

  • Tertiary qualifications in finance, mathematics, economics or engineering
  • Experience in conducting analysis, ideally within an investment analysis business unit
  • An understanding of investment concepts and financial markets
  • A highly inquisitive mind and ideas driven approach
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.

This is a unique opportunity that will see you exposed to a wide variety of asset classes and supporting a selection of well-regarded local/global Investment Managers. You will also be part of a team of likeminded and seasoned investment professionals. 

Register your interest

To express your interest in this opportunity, please click on the apply button which will direct you to the details of the recruitment agency we have engaged with. Please ensure you have your CV and cover letter easily accessible to attach to the email.

We encourage expressions of interest from a diverse applicant pool, including applicants interested in discussing flexible work options. Reasonable support will be provided to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process.


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