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Housing Broker - Hawke's Bay

Date:  13-Jan-2021

Hawke's Bay, NZ

Housing Broker - Hawke's Bay


Ministry of Social Development


Permanent, Full time



About us:

The Ministry of Social Development is committed to achieve better outcomes for all New Zealanders.  To do this, we have three key shifts that underpin everything we do:



Mana Manaaki: A positive experience every time
Kotahitanga: Partnering for greater impact
Kia Takatu Tatou: Supporting long term social and economic development.



About the role:


The newly established Housing Broker role has been created to increase the connections between private landlords, property managers and the wider private rental market.  In this role, you will work alongside regional housing staff to support the connection of clients to suitable and sustainable private rental options.


Your responsibilities will include:


  • Providing housing market intelligence
  • Sales and marketing
  • Interaction and communication with the housing team supporting clients
  • Relationship management and partnership building



About you:

We are looking for someone who brings:


  • A high level of technical and professional skills/knowledge in the private rental market and wider housing sector
  • Up to date knowledge of regional and national private rental and housing market challenges and opportunities.
  • Detailed understanding of tenant and landlord rights and responsibilities
  • Promotional/marketing skills and an understanding of key strategies and approaches
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent client focus
  • Strong relationship management and communication skills
  • The ability to deliver successful outcomes


What we offer:


We will provide you with a positive work environment, where we all support each other to achieve excellent outcomes for our clients. We will also provide great training, support and on-going professional development.


Remuneration for this role is from $55,821 to $76,754. Application along this scale is dependent on relevant skills, experience and other factors.



How to Apply

Please take some time to read over the following position description before applying:



Current MSD employees: Please apply from a work computer, using your work myHR login.  A current CV and cover letter is required.



Applications close:  28 January 2021


For any further discussion about the role, contact Stephen Brown, 


Joining us


Joining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents.  We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment. We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.


If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.