Westland District Council

Asset Manager

Westland District Council

Government Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 31-08-2020


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Career Development Opportunity
  • Rewarding Role within a Lifestyle Location
  • West Coast Based

Our Client

The Westland District is underpinned by tourism, agriculture, and mineral industries and is located within an awe-inspiring natural environment. The Westland District Council’s motto is “the last best place”, with a vision of being a world class tourist destination while fostering industries and businesses that lead through innovation and service. For more information on the Council and district visit: www.westlanddc.govt.nz or www.westcoast.co.nz

The Role

Reporting to the Group Manager – District Assets, you will be responsible for the overall management of the assets owned and operated by the Westland District Council and for providing technical input into the strategic, tactical and operational asset management function at the council. You will deliver Asset Management Plans and associated policies and procedures to support the Long Term Planning process, ensuring asset management practices are in line with industry best practice. In addition, you will be responsible for project budgets, tenders and cost management to include oversight of resources for the execution, control and completion of the capital projects for the assets owned and operated by the Westland District Council.

Skills and Experience

To succeed in this role, you will have experience in Asset Management and developing Infrastructure Strategies, ideally within or related to a Local Government environment. You will also have successfully written funding applications and have a working knowledge of the relevant New Zealand statutes and regulations. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required, as well as robust research skills with the ability to analyse datasets and infer meaningful information.  

A Position Description for the role is available for download at the bottom of the job listing at  www.brannigans.co.nz/jobs

To Apply

If you feel you possess the above qualities and are drawn by the opportunity to further develop your career, prepare your cover letter and CV and click the ‘Apply’ button. Initial enquiries are welcome by phoning Nick Carter on 03 345 8764 or David Clausen on 03 345 8762.

Applications for this role close Thursday 20 August 2020