Executive Officer - Palmerston North City Council

Reference Number: 237657aa

Location: Palmerston North

Palmerston North is a vibrant, progressive and ambitious city. The city is experiencing growth in all sectors and competes with other regional centres amidst technological and demographic change for capital, talent and visitors.

Palmerston North City Council (PNCC) provides services to 90,000 residents, employing 600 staff across a broad range of functions. PNCC is leading a bold new vision for Palmerston North: small city benefits, big city ambition that will help the metro achieve its potential, capitalise on its strengths, and thrive in the future. To support its transformation, PNCC is currently seeking expressions of interest for the following unique career and lifestyle opportunity.

The Executive Officer supports the CEO in co-ordinating cross-organisation initiatives and managing special projects and investigations. In addition, she/he will provide policy advice to the CEO in respect of cross-organisation matters. A motivated self-starter, the Executive Officer will sit within the CEO’s office and work closely with the wider Executive team.

Core functions of this role include carrying out research and preparing briefing notes for the CEO, and leading special projects. Exceptional relationship management, political acuity, flexibility and a commitment to operational excellence in a complex environment will be the hallmarks of success in this position.

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV. Applications close on 17 August 2018. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

Click here to view the Position Description.

Click here to view the Candidate Briefing. 

Any additional enquiries should reference Marilyn Riley – marilyn.riley@sheffield.co.nz.

To apply use application form or email cvakl@sheffield.co.nz

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