The Waipā District is a vibrant and highly developed area with an excellent central location. The District has a growing reputation as the 'Home of Champions' - with high performance sports Rowing New Zealand, Cycling New Zealand, Canoe Racing New Zealand and Triathlon New Zealand making Cambridge their home.
We're in a massive growth phase and this is an exciting opportunity to join a successful, innovative and dynamic Council focused on its communities.
As the Senior Strategic Planner, you'll deliver key strategic projects that drive the future direction of our district and deliver on the Council's Vision and Community Outcomes as well as lead the development, implementation, monitoring and review of external facing strategies, plans and policies.
Bringing your creativity and charisma you will also support the Manager Strategy in delivering comprehensive stakeholder engagement strategies that champion our vision of "Building Champion Communities".
This role will provide effective coaching and mentoring for a team of strategic specialists and you will be highly motivated and collaborative with the ability to 'think outside the box' to identify innovative and forward-thinking opportunities.
You will be politically astute with an appreciation and understanding of Local Government. Your exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, will showcase your ability to liaise at all levels and across a diverse audience.
Ideally you will have :
If you would like to join a progressive forward thinking Council, working together to achieve our communities' aspirations we would love to hear from you.
Applications Close Date : Thursday, 20th February 2020 at 11 : 55 pm