Team Leader Resource Consent

Date: 13-Sep-2022

Location: NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Lead, mentor, and support a team
  • Competitive salary and flexible working arrangements on offer 
  • Work on a variety of the highest profiled projects in the region



He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Our Resource Consents unit processes more than 19,000 onsents 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 a team of 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.


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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.  Preferably, you'll have at least 8 years experience n 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


There are endless opportunities to develop your career in planning across the Council group; this position will expose you to a range of specialisations and potential job trajectories.


We offer flexible working arrangements and a competitive salary. As a Council employee, you’ll gain access to a vast range of benefits and discounts, including discounted insurance, gym membership, and more. 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.



Applications close 30 September 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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