Lower North Island Region Performance Manager

Position Filled in May 2017

The Ray White group in New Zealand is considered one of the pre-eminent real estate companies; currently transacting $9.6 billion worth of property sales per annum through 144 franchised offices. In addition to this, we manage over 16,800 properties and are involved with our financial division branded under the Loan Market. We also provide residential, investment, commercial and rural and property management services directly through our network members.

In February 2017 we will be joined by the Leaders Groups of offices in Wellington and the surrounding region who will rebrand and operate as members of Ray White. In total, this will add a further capacity build to our network in this area. The Leaders Group complete 1 in 3 sales through the region. In doing this will lift significantly the Ray White Group presence to market leader and in addition will take the group to over 160 offices with an expected trading in 2017 of $11.4 billion worth of property sales.

The position of Lower North Island Region Performance Manager primarily involves the delivery of the Ray White Group Strategy. This involves a focus on collective commitment and the development of assigned offices and outcomes in respect of the successful deployment of our Strategy. The position has three key elements which relate to our understanding of the customer and what the customer values the most in our relationship. The position provides for a relationship directly with our Lower North Island network of business owners and conducting regular business analysis which establishes successful outcomes for each of those offices. The implementation of growth plans for our business owners and sales members is an important attribute, together with the understanding of our technology systems. On a day-to-day basis, the position includes interacting at all levels of our company and being proactive on collective commitment while maintaining our high level of skills within the marketplace.

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the real estate business; be able to demonstrate an understanding of business management, training, and development together with the necessary skills needed to be a stakeholder within Ray White. They will be able to engender a proactive environment. They should have previous experience in the area of sales, be licensed and preferably be able to demonstrate previous experience in being able to grow and develop a real estate agency.

This full-time position is based in our Wellington Regional Centre and offers exceptional opportunities to apply your skills within a friendly, professional environment. You will be attracted by the ability to work autonomously in achieving results throughout a broad area of our business.

Lead contact for this position is Carey Smith csmith@raywhite.com – 021 999 035


Finance Analyst

Position Filled November 2016

Ray White is a household name in New Zealand, a name synonymous with the property and real estate industry, home loans and mortgages and insurance.  Established in 1902, Ray White has evolved into Australasia’s most successful real estate business, now approaching 1,000 individual offices in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. Last year, Ray White sold over $40 billion worth of property. In addition, its network manages 160,000 investment properties on behalf of its landlords. Ray White today is still a family owned business, now spanning residential, commercial and rural property as well as home loans, property management, and property funds investment.

Reporting to the NZ CEO and the Head of Profit, we are seeking a Finance Consultant known internally as a Profit Business Development Executive (BDE) to support Ray White business owners in New Zealand.  Based in the Auckland office, the Profit BDE will drive the implementation of the NZ Strategy with regards to profitability and help Ray White business owners understand and improve their financial performance.  Specific focus on advising new businesses in the startup phase as well as building relationships with existing businesses owners.

The role would cover 4 main areas:

  • NZ benchmarking process
  • Implementation of Xero and the MyDesktop Financial module
  • Building a planning/budgeting process
  • Actively engaging in the recruitment process for new businesses  

For new offices, you will provide initial consultations, formulate business models, cash flow, and funding proposals and conduct a review of back office functions i.e. set up Xero and the financial components of the sales system.  For existing offices, you will work with the individual business owners to build annual plans/budgets to assist them in understanding profitability.  

You will provide financial advice in relation to independent contracts and commission structures as well as support them in relation to bank funding, acquisitions, rent roll purchases, leases and succession issues.  As the Profit BDE, you will be proficient in Xero and will drive the implementation of this across system the network.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Successful completion of a degree in Accounting, Commerce or a relevant discipline
  • Completion of CA/CPA qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years in a senior commercial accounting/financial consulting role
  • Significant experience in core accounting and taxation
  • Experience in supporting a broad range of clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
  • Ability to effectively engage with business owners
  • Confidence in presenting and facilitation
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to build knowledge of Ray White internal systems
  • Previous experience with Xero a must and MYOB experience will be highly regarded

If you are proactive, personable and enjoy working in a fast-paced, autonomous role where you are able to make a real difference, the largest property network in Australasia wants to hear from you.

**Candidates must have unrestricted working rights for New Zealand**

To apply for this position please email your CV to; Hannah Timcke at htimcke@whitefamilyoffice.com

All applications will be treated in strict confidence.


Group Training Facilitator

Position filled 

The Ray White Group throughout New Zealand has over 1,400 sales members and facilitates sales through 145 franchised offices across the country.

An industry leader, Ray White is seeking an individual to facilitate and present the Ray White Group training platform to our members. The position involves the implementation and presentation of training and skills development to our group members to assist with the growth of their real estate careers.

The ideal candidate will have an established track record in sales; be able to demonstrate a complete understanding of the real estate process; be able to articulate, through presentation, to our members how to build a highly successful business. They will also have a working understanding of the Real Estate Agents Act and how that applies for a salesperson licensee in their day-to-day duties and activities.

The position is full-time and is based at our Auckland corporate office and offers an exceptional opportunity for the right candidate to apply their skills across our New Zealand network. The position is considered to be of high importance. Candidates will be attracted by the ability to work in a professional team environment and to achieve outstanding results through their delivery strategy and presentation skills. It is expected there will be travel involved, both nationally and from time-to-time internationally.

A remuneration package will be offered commensurate with the role and experience of the successful candidate.

To apply for this position please email your CV to; Graeme Fraser at gfraser@raywhite.com

All applications will be treated in strict confidence.