Job Vacancy

Policy & Planning Manager

Governance & Strategy
Policy & Planning Manager
Closing Date
24 May 2019 05:00 PM

Are you an experienced manager of people and processes who sees the bigger picture and has the goods on how to get a variety of people on board with it?

 We are seeking a senior manager to lead our policy and planning team. The responsibilities include leading strategic planning for the organization through developing and maintaining the District Plan; the Long Term Plan; and activity strategies across the varied range of Council services. There is specific policy work too – developing and reviewing the Council bylaws and advising on other specific legislative policies.

 We are currently embarking on a programme of improvements to enable better iwi engagement. Responsibilities include delivering on the programme and our key advisory role in leading this work is part of this team.

 Ideally you will have experience within the disciplines of district planning, strategic planning and iwi engagement. In reality we’re open to hearing from anyone with experience in one of these disciplines if the person also shows they have strong relationship management and influencing skills, good project management and research skills.

We would love to hear from you if you have the necessary skills and the desire to be part of a team, this is a great work opportunity where you get to live in one of New Zealand’s most desirable locations - beautiful beaches for relaxing and surfing, great fishing, fantastic outdoor hiking, great climate.

As part of the application process, please download and complete the Competency Self-Assessment Form and Application Form, and email these along with your CV to:

Applications close Friday 24th May 2019 at 5pm


Human Resources
07 8680200