Westland District Council

Regulatory Services Manager

Westland District Council

Government Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 24-10-2018


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Newly Created Senior Leadership Role
  • Located In Hokitika
  • Challenging Role Whilst Living In A Lifestyle Location!

The Westland District has thriving tourism, agriculture and mineral industries alongside 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. The opportunity has arisen for a skilled people leader to join their team to lead the Council’s Building Control and Environmental Health activities to ensure that Council policies, aims and objectives are met. For more information visit: www.westlanddc.govt.nz

The Role

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer you will be responsible for leading a team to effectively manage the Council’s Building Control, Environmental Health, Regulatory strategy, policies and procedures.  This is a new position with a strong focus on customer service and enablement.  You will participate in the strategic leadership of the service as a member of the executive team and will be part of a team who is committed to “making it happen” within the Westland community.

Your Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will have a strong understanding of Council regulatory responsibilities and will have good general knowledge of the building industry legislation, policies and procedures.  Being a strong people leader you will have managed and led teams in the past and will have experience role modelling effective leadership and a positive workplace culture.

You will have a relevant qualification and at least three year’s experience in a similar role or can demonstrate capability through a related role.   In addition, your exceptional communication, computer literacy, stakeholder management and relationship building skills, will be crucial to your success.

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 think you have the skills to succeed, please submit your CV and cover letter by selecting the ‘Apply’ button. Initial enquiries are welcome by phoning Nick Carter on 03 345 8764 or Carole Peterson on 03 345 8751.

Applications for this role close 5pm Wednesday 24 October 2018

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