Grey District Council

Corporate Services Manager

Grey District Council

Government Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 11-03-2019


New Zealand

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This role is located in Greymouth on the West Coast of NZ.  Our preferred candidate will either live locally or relocate for this role.

Corporate Services Manager

  • Leadership Opportunity
  • Strategic Focused
  • Greymouth – West Coast Lifestyle


Our Client

The Grey District Council is a progressive organisation serving a community of approximately 13,000 residents with its boundaries encompassing an area of 3513 square kilometres. The Grey District economy has come a long way since the pioneering days of the 1860s with key industries such as extraction, fishing, manufacturing, agriculture, services and tourism playing major parts in the economy. The vision for Grey District Council is for the district to be progressive and sustainable where people want to live, work, play and invest in. For more information, visit: The team is proud to pursue ‘Excellence in Service Delivery’.


The Role

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer,you willlead the administrative, finance, HR and H&S and IT functions helping strategically drive the Council and region forward. You will ensure the integrity and efficiency of all financial functions and reporting including treasury, statutory financial requirements, risk, annual budgeting, and robust financial analysis that brings the numbers alive allowing the Council to make informed strategic decisions. This includes risk management. You will also lead information systems and processes to drive effectiveness and enhance the service the organisation provides its community.


Your Skills and Experience

To succeed in this role you will have proven experience in a financial management position ideally in local government as well as an appropriate tertiary qualification. You will need to be a strategic thinker with proven leadership experience, and the ability to work with diverse stakeholder groups. Excellent communication skills, a passion for systems management and a commitment to outstanding service delivery are essential to effectively engage with your team, Council and community.

The Grey District is the ‘Heart of the West Coast’ where the sea, mountains and lakes are only a moment away, combined with its civic infrastructure the district provides an excellent lifestyle option. For more information of the region, go to

A Position Description for the role is available for download

To Apply

If you are a confident and driven leader who would embrace the opportunity to have a positive influence on the West Coast, please submit your cover letter and CV by selecting the ‘Apply’ button. Initial enquiries are welcome by phoning Nick Carter on 03 345 8764 or Sally Goldsmith on 03 345 8761.

Applications for this role close 5pm Monday 11 March 2019

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