Manager Building Consents Capability

Date: 13-Sep-2021

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

•    Evolve and grow the Learning & Development culture within Regulatory Services.
•    Enable effective targeting, development, and delivery of coaching, mentoring, and training services to increase workforce competence and professionalism. 
•    Utilise your strong customer focus to lead improved service delivery


He angitūtanga: The opportunity
Auckland Council's Building Consents provide local and regional building consenting services to ensure Auckland has safe and sustainable buildings.


We are looking for a Manager of Building Consents Capability to lead and be accountable for ensuring the Building Consents Department has the capability and competencies to deliver building consenting services including project assessment, field surveying, and code compliance certification. This manager will also manage the council's earthquake-prone building system, competency assessment, technical audits building product assessment system and otherwise ensure that our services are discharged in a manner compliant with building consent authority regulatory requirements.  The manager will ensure that all processes are carried out accurately, consistently, in a timely manner, and to a high standard.

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He kōrero mōu: About you
You are someone with sound experience in the regulatory field with a strong focus on customer-centric delivery and providing first-rate customer service. You have the ability to view the business as an integrated whole, rather than a separate discipline and can apply this thinking to problem-solving and business improvement. You are someone who enjoys working in a collaborative team environment and you are passionate about building a future for Auckland.


To be successful in this role, you will have:
•    Relevant professional or tertiary qualification and considerable experience in a building regulatory-related environment.
•    Familiarity with Building Consent Authority regulatory requirements
•    Extensive experience in all aspects of building consent with good understanding and knowledge of building consent processes and legislation.
•    Experience in implementing effective quality assurance systems 
•    Desire to work with Māori and within Māori Paradigms.
•    Extensive experience managing or supervising a large regional team.
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Change leadership experience and strong process orientation.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
This is a varied and challenging role working with multiple processes.  You will relish the opportunity to work with a diverse team, people leaders, managers, and stakeholders as you influence and reinforce culture change. We will offer you a great working environment, the knowledge and support of other like-minded professionals, and an enthusiastic and hard-working team to work with. If you can offer exceptional leadership, drive forward strategic initiatives, and manage a high-performing team, this is the role for you. 


If this position sounds like you and you want to translate your future vision for Auckland into actions, please apply today! For more information, contact our Talent Specialist, Sai Gregory – sai.gregory@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.  


Applications close  27th of September 2021

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.