Team Leader Resource Consent

Date: 23-Sep-2021

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


•    Team Leader role in the Central office
•    Utilise your leadership capability in a rewarding, supportive environment
•    Work on a variety of the highest profiled projects in the region 



He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Our Resource Consents unit processes more than 17,000 consents annually and facilitates a wide range of development projects, from major subdivisions and nationally significant infrastructure projects to houses, apartment buildings and shopping centres. As a Team Leader, you will manage and lead a team of around 7 to 12 Planners. You’ll be supporting your team in the processing of resource consents and providing advice on pre-application consenting strategies. You’ll be coaching and motivating your team members to provide positive outcomes for the region. You will be involved in operational management and decision making, customer service, professional development and a range of organisational obligations.



He kōrero mōu: About you


Ideally, you’ll bring with you at least two years’ leadership experience, but you might be an ambitious Senior ready to take the next step up in your career. Naturally, you’ll be able to demonstrate strong people leader capability, and have a knack for communicating with and motivating a range of personalities. You’ll also have at least 8 years’ experience in the planning/resource management field and a relevant tertiary degree. As you may need to use Council vehicles for this role, a valid NZ driver’s license is preferred. 



Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


We offer flexible working arrangements and a competitive salary. You’ll be joining a team of dedicated and respected experts working collaboratively across the region to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development. We are committed to diversity, and have a culture built on trust and valuing individual as well as collective contributions. We also offer:

•    Career progression, development opportunities; opportunities to change career directions
•    A fantastic learning environment with in-house training and development from one of the best staff training functions in NZ
•    Opportunities to work from both home and our Central office
•    Be involved in a diverse variety of exciting and high-profile projects
•    Networking opportunities across Auckland Council, CCO’s and the development sector


Applications close on Sunday 17th October 2021. However, please note that early applications are encouraged as interviews will be conducted as and when applications are received – so apply now to avoid disappointment.


For more information about this opportunity please contact Marshal Nazareth at marshal.nazareth@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

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.