Principal - Advisory (Investment Team) - 12 months contract

Advisory Brisbane, Australia


Purpose of Role 
At Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC), our Advisory Division is on a mission to drive financial sustainability and operational excellence across Queensland’s Government Departments, Local Governments, and Government-Owned Corporations. We’re passionate about supporting our clients in achieving their goals and making a lasting impact. 
Role Overview: Investment Team Member As a vital part of our Advisory Division’s Investment Team, you’ll collaborate with the Central Agencies to execute government investments across diverse sectors. Your work will directly contribute to better financial and economic outcomes for Queensland. Join us in shaping a brighter future! 
Responsibilities & Accountabilities 
  • Deliver strategic, financial and commercial advice through internal teams and/or externally sourced partnerships and providers.
  • Provide high quality written reports and analysis for advisory assignments to support government decision making.
  • Supporting the portfolio lead and team members on developing investment pipeline and strategic projects.
  • Contribute to delivery of the Team, Group and Corporate KPIs.
  • Contribute to team effectiveness and collaborating across portfolio areas within the Investment, Industry and Commercial Group.
  • Demonstrate contribution to
    • Flow of work and information
    • Collaboration, innovation and superior results
    • Client engagement and relationship management 
    • Alignment with change programs
    • Alignment with QTC culture
    • Continuous improvement
    • Governance and risk management.
  • Take a lead role in self-development
    • Demonstrating ongoing learning
    • Accepting stretch assignment opportunities
    • Learning through coaching, mentoring, support, guidance, and collaboration
    • Commitment to own and team success.
  • Deliver optimal results through collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate capacity across a broad spectrum of skills needed for business success.
    • Negotiation, facilitation, communication skills (verbal, written, presentations) suitable to stakeholders
    • Financial, economic, industry and statistical analysis skills with high attention to detail
    • Research, reporting and advocacy to a level suitable for presentation to stakeholders.
Technical Competencies 
  • Understanding of the public sector issues and challenges.
  • Commercial transaction experience, including financial modelling, due diligence and transaction structuring.
  • Ability to articulate investment rationale, identify commercial and financial risks, including options to mitigate.
  • Ability to distil complex financial and commercial issues into everyday language.
  • Synthesises the right data independently to identify high value insights.
Behavioural Competencies 
  • Strong interest in improving government investment outcomes and transaction risk management.
  • Personal drive, integrity and accepts accountability.
  • Ability to be discreet, maintain confidentiality, recognise and respect sensitivities.
  • Personal leadership consistent with QTC values and highest level QTC competencies.
Leadership & Management Competencies 
  • Demonstrates inclusive behaviours and provides feedback to support and coach others where required.
  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline required for professional roles.
  • Minimum 5 to 10 years employment experience in roles that demonstrate overall competency. 
  • Mid to senior level experience in areas such as corporate finance, feasibility studies, due diligence and transaction structuring.
  • Relationship management skills including the proven ability to develop partnerships with clients and internal teams.
  • Skills in negotiating and facilitating discussions in a variety of situations.
  • Excellent report writing, financial analysis and PowerPoint skills.
  • Engaging and persuasive communication style.
  • Critical thinking, decision-making and problem-solving skills, including demonstrated ability to effectively diagnose situations and develop creative solutions.
  • Demonstrate understanding of government agencies and government investments.
  • Experience working in consulting or advisory services.
  • Experience working in commercial transactions and structuring.