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Planning Guidance Unit Manager

Call Damian Sicely

Recruitment Advisor

027 641 9199

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Date Posted: 2019-06-06

  • Government / Local Government
  • Local Government
  • Waikato
  • Permanent / Full Time

Prominent position within the fastest growing city in NZ! This role can make a real difference in the community.

At Everest we are all about people. We work with our clients and candidates to build great relationships so we can match the right person for the right role.
Here's our latest opportunity!
The Organisation:
Hamilton is one of the fastest growing cities in the country and Hamilton City Council is investing in, and enabling the opportunities this growth presents with its biggest-ever capital works programme. Hamilton City Council’s 10-Year Plan lays out a vision to deliver a $2B programme of work to create safer and more connected transport networks, build critical infrastructure for new neighbourhoods, develop our communities and look after the city’s assets.
With a commitment to improving the wellbeing of Hamiltonians, the Hamilton City Council is building on its three strategic imperatives of Embracing Growth, building a Great River City, and being Best in Business. These are exciting times for the city and the Council.

The Role:

A prominent position is now available.  Reporting to the General Manager, City Growth, the Planning Guidance Unit Manager is a role of significant influence within Hamilton City Council as it holds an important responsibility to the public, internal teams, councillors, contractors and many other stakeholders.   The responsibilities for this role are managing a team of consents planners, compliance officers and support staff of 25 people. The position exercises considerable professional judgement, requires well-developed negotiation and people skills, political nous and a high level of RMA/planning expertise.

The Person:

As this role plays a vital part of the growth of Hamilton City, we are seeking someone with considerable influence and vast knowledge of the RMA. This is suited to someone that demonstrates inclusive leadership skills, can build lasting relationships and is comfortable in a role that addresses conflict on a regular basis. 
Hamilton City Council is on an amazing journey into the future and this role would suit someone that is confident with their decision making and has a high level of communication and negotiation skills.
In addition to working for a great organisation and awesome supportive team, Hamilton City Council offers a great remuneration package and a flexible work environment.

If this role sounds exciting to you, please apply with an up to date CV & Cover letter.

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