Policy and Planning Manager - Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Reference Number: 185781aa

Location: Tauranga

  • Tauranga based in a progressive council
  • Staff management of planning professional teams
  • Influential Planning management role for the future of the Bay of Plenty

Compelling career development is offered by this opportunity at the Tauranga-based Bay of Plenty Regional Council. As part of a progressive council which invests in its staff, this role will wrestle with policy related to water management, coastal development and a range of other impacts relevant to the Bay of Plenty. A new management position, the Policy and Planning Manager will operate in a culturally complex landscape, overseeing several teams with 30 staff. 

This is a key leadership position in the Strategy and Science Group, and will suit an experienced leader with a strong background in policy or strategic planning. Highly developed skills in people leadership will be important, along with excellent communication skills that model the values of joined-up, cross-organisational teamwork. Preferred candidates will also show an ability to communicate clearly to different audiences, and work with partners, stakeholders, community and elected members for win-win solutions. 

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV. Applications close on Monday 28 January 2019. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

Click here to view the Position Description.

For more information please phone David Hammond on +64 27 444 6368.

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

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