Gisborne District Council

Team Leader Regional Consents

Gisborne District Council

Government Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 19-08-2019

Salary:

Country:
New Zealand

Work type:
Permanent

  • Unitary experience (District & Regional)   
  • Supportive management to back you
  • Lifestyle in a dynamic, growing region

Gisborne District Council (GDC) is a Unitary Authority located in a growing outdoor-mad, thriving and diverse community. Government calls Gisborne part of a ‘Surge Region’ subsequent to the increased investment into forestry, port and roading. The region is dynamic, fresh, young, with great schools, and is connected by direct air routes to major cities.

As a Unitary Authority, GDC is in the unique position to fast-track your professional career by giving you both regional and district council experience, added leadership opportunities over complex growth and environmental issues, and rewarding professional development opportunities. All this alongside a supportive senior leadership team that truly lives the values. The council is currently successfullywrestling with challenges around complex growth-related issues in forestry and water allocation, as well as housing and other development.  A great time to join and make a difference!

GDC is genuine about attracting professionals who believe in its values of Piritahi Tairawhiti.  The council works in a ‘risk-based approach’ to planning and back-planning advice. You will be well suited to these roles if you have a strong values alignment, and are pragmatic and solutions-focused in work style. 

The Team Leader Regional Consents is a leadership role with 7-8 staff who are seeking a strong leader, a team player, a competent communicator tailoring their style and message to different groups, can develop excellence in the team’s professional and problem-solving skills, and has the personal resilience needed for this field. 

To apply in strict confidence now, email your cover letter and CV to cvakl@sheffield.co.nz quoting 227728kea. Applications close 5pm on 18 August 2019. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

To view a position description, please visit the Job Search page at www.sheffield.co.nz.

For more information please phone David Hammond on +64 27 444 6368 or Raewyn Brown on +64 21 917 213.