Work Programme Lead

Date: 3 Apr 2024

Location: North Shore, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Develop a rolling three-year capital work programme 
  • Strategic and relationship focused role
  • Working across the Rodney Local Board area 


He angitūtanga: The opportunity 

Parks and Community Facilities is committed to making great places Aucklanders love while supporting several related services such as asset management, project delivery and operational contract delivery. 

Committed to a lifecycle approach to asset management, we work to build, maintain and renew our world class community buildings and public spaces including parks, walkways, libraries and leisure centres. As kaitiaki (guardian) of Auckland Council facilities, we play a vital role in promoting the wellbeing of our communities while also delivering strategically significant programmes. 

As work programme lead you will work collaboratively to develop a prioritised rolling three-year capital work programme that delivers value for money and forges a world class city through collaboratively and transparently serving stakeholders (including local boards, council departments, and Auckland communities). 

Your role will include identifying projects that will deliver local boards strategic outcomes. You will complete early option analysis to support decisions and background information to support project delivery.  You will provide quality advice and information to local boards to support their decision making in the management of the asset portfolio, including appropriate budget sources and deliverable timeframes.

Along with supporting kaitiakitanga and being responsive to the needs of the Māori community, you are willing to contribute to the department’s Māori Responsiveness Plan.

He kōrero mōu: About you

You’re able to logically navigate through complex problems and deliver under pressure, with exceptional skills in relationship management, critical thinking and financial acumen.

You’ll demonstrate excellent stakeholder engagement, working with project managers and have effective facilitation skills. Having worked in complex organisational environments, you’ll also be confident in asset planning, financial analysis and political report writing.  

Experience in asset management, physical works projects in buildings and open spaces and developing work programmes is also advantageous. 

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

We offer you a career enhancing opportunity, competitive remuneration and the chance to have direct input into the development of Auckland’s public spaces and buildings. You’ll be part of a team that is passionate about what we do. Working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, you will have some flexibility with how those hours are set. 

If you are high performing, passionate about Auckland and the world around you and would like the chance to facilitate making tangible and visible improvements to our environment, then join us. 

Apply today (telling us why you are interested in and right for this opportunity) by cover letter along with your CV.

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This role is deemed safety sensitive and in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug & alcohol testing.

You will be required to have a valid NZ driver's licence.

Applications close Thursday, 18th April 2024


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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