- New Executive Team
- Build the new Corporate Services Team
- Unprecedented opportunity to make a difference in a region of national significance
The Mackenzie District Council covers an area of approximately 746,000 hectares, one of the largest Councils in terms of its land area. Its geography is dominated by the iconic Aoraki Mount Cook, Lakes Tekapo and Pukaki and the Mackenzie basin. The district includes the towns of Fairlie, Lake Tekapo, and Twizel and the alpine village of Mount Cook.
Four ski fields, golf courses, the National Rowing facilities at Lake Ruataniwha, the Dark Sky Reserve and numerous walks and cycleways has driven significant national and international tourism growth. The Council is committed to managing this growth in a manner sensitive to this iconic environment - seeing peace and serenity as an asset and making decisions that will leave things better for the future.
With a small rate payer base and large geographic area, we need to dare to be different and innovative in how we work. We are looking to build the capacity and capability of our organisation to meet these challenges. We offer you the opportunity to work with us on these challenges, with employment packages and flexibility to enjoy all this district has to offer!
As a key member of the new Executive Team, this enhanced role will lead around 18 FTEs including the customer services, finance and commercial, IT, emergency management and property functions. You will visibly lead and build the newly formed Corporate Services Team promoting a collaborative environment that reflects a clear commitment to MDC’s vision, mission and values.
Critical to success is extensive experience in a senior level finance or corporate services role, with a proven record inspiring teams and leading change to create a culture of accountability, performance and collaboration, building capability and a better customer experience. Strong commercial, political and financial acumen along with broad experience in strategic and business planning and an active interest in ICT is essential.
This represents a rare opportunity for an executive with a growth mindset and positive can-do attitude, who is up for the challenge required to shape a high performing Council that dares to be different.
To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV. Applications close on 24 March 2019. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.
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For more information please phone Mike Stenhouse on 0274 428 348.
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