Senior Property Acquisition Consultant - Wellington

We have an exciting and varied forward work programme of significant road, rail, water and other projects. We now require an experienced Property Acquisition Consultant to join our team in the Wellington (Petone) office.

Align is a multi-disciplinary consultancy with offices in Auckland, Hamilton, Northland, New Plymouth, Wellington, Wairarapa and Christchurch. We provide accredited Crown and property services, planning, landscape architecture, urban design, geographical information systems and project management services. These services are provided to central and local government, network utility operators, infrastructure providers, developers, and commercial and private clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Negotiations for the acquisition of land under the Public Works Act 1981
  • Providing strategic property advice under the Public Works Act, Local Government Act and other infrastructure related legislation
  • Preparation of property strategies and other related documentation
  • Managing land acquisition and related projects
  • Stakeholder engagement and consultation
  • Preparing client and Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) approval reports
  • Mentoring, training and guiding other staff

Skills, Experience and Attributes Required for This Role

  • A tertiary property qualification
  • 8+ years experience in a relevant property role
  • Public Works Act and/ or Local Government Act experience
  • Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) accreditation, or working towards this
  • Excellent organisational, time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Exceptional relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • A propensity for teamwork and willingness to go the extra mile
  • Attention to detail in your work and a high level of accuracy
  • Inclusive and adaptive working style and the ability to influence and develop trust and credibility with key stakeholders.

For the Right Candidate, We Will Offer

  • Flexible work environment
  • Diverse range of interesting projects
  • Well located office
  • Supportive company culture
  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Full payment of professional membership fees
  • Conferences and training

Please provide your application, cover letter and CV via email to

The closing date for applications is midday Friday 12th November 2021.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.