Do you thrive on balancing competing priorities and working under pressure? Are you able to think on your feet and communicate effectively both orally and in writing?
Do you want to play a part in making New Plymouth District a Sustainable Lifestyle Capital? Our Governance Team is seeking a professional, enthusiastic and hardworking Governance Advisor to support good decision-making processes.
This is a full time, permanent position in a great team. You’ll be totally focused on delivering the highest quality of work to the Elected Members, Council staff and community.
With responsibility for driving and supporting end-to-end meeting processes you need to be proficient in Microsoft Office and able to demonstrate experience in operating in a digital environment.
To be successful in this role you will have the ability to work with integrity and confidentiality in a dynamic political environment.
An eye for detail, a calm demeanour and a solutions focused, can-do attitude is a must.
This role isn't just about following a set of rules. Where there aren't any black and white answers and the way forward isn't clear, you'll need sound judgement and decision making skills for dealing with varied situations often within the public eye.
If you are successful in this role, you will be reliable, resilient and able to manage a high demand workload within tight deadlines.
At NPDC we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to start in this role between $73,170 and $79,673.
In addition we have put together an integrated Total Rewards Framework that spans Wellbeing, Development, Benefits, Culture and Recognition.
The NPDC Total Rewards Framework provides a diverse range of opportunities and benefits for our staff.
Applications close Friday 23 October
POSITION : Governance Advisor
JOB LEVEL : Technical Specialist
REPORTS TO : Governance Lead
GROUP : Strategy
POSITION PURPOSE :
Provision of administrative and secretarial services to support the council, its committees, community boards, hearings commissioners and their decision-making processes.
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and / or develop team performance.
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