Development Programmes Manager

Date: 13-May-2022

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Auckland Council’s Infrastructure & Environment Services division has an opportunity for a Development Programmes Manager to join our Development Programmes and Funding team.  


As Manager of Development Programmes, you will be accountable for the timely and cost-effective planning and management of major infrastructure development programmes and capital programmes and plans supporting major land development in growth areas across the Council Group. 


You will focus on:

  • Leading the establishment and management of growth and programme governance, to deliver an integrated implementation strategy
  • Incorporating funding and finance, staging and sequencing for infrastructure in strategic growth areas that is incorporated into the Group Investment Strategy
  • Change management of programme delivery through the life of the growth area infrastructure investment
  • Ensure the agreed milestones are achieved by supporting direct reports and stakeholders, advising on appropriate strategy, timeframes and budget implications associated with planning infrastructure delivery.  


He korero mōu: About you


This role requires 10 years’ experience in relevant capital works and/or renewals programmes, with exposure to programme of works >$10M. Experience in a political or highly complex organisation is extremely desirable. 


We will be looking for specific experience with:

  • Programme management, planning and development process, including a knowledge and understanding of the economics of development, spatial planning, urban design, consenting, and the legal and planning context within which property development takes place
  • Delivering identified goals in accordance with an agreed programme, including negotiating quality outcomes and managing a team
  • Strategic planning, property development, and programme management processes.
  • Public consultation and iwi consultation 


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to more than 1.5 million people. We are progressive socially, culturally and environmentally while we work towards creating change having an impact on our journey to becoming a world-class city for our ratepayers and residents.


In return for your hard work, you can expect a flexible and supportive work environment. 

Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini - My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.


You’ll have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts! 


Tono Mai: Apply Now!


You can find the position description here:
Applications close: 27th May 2022

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


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