Business Improvement Advisor
New Plymouth District Council
New Plymouth, NZ
6d ago

Are you a change management or business analyst professional looking for a role in an organisation that makes a visible difference in our community?

New Plymouth District Council is looking for a Business Improvement Advisor for our Planning & Infrastructure Group, reporting to the GM Planning & Infrastructure.

This role is a key enabler to the customer facing teams to be able to deliver high quality products and services to our community with reliable and repeatable good results.

This role is also responsible for the coordination and delivery of business improvement initiatives to support the implementation of the Planning & Infrastructure Group’s Integrated Management System and its certification against the ISO standards for 55000 (asset management), 9001 (quality management) and 14001 (environmental management).

In order to do this the person will undertake business analysis work, process mapping and will require a range of business, financial and commercial acumen.

You will be future focused and be able to drive operational efficiency and excellence.

Ideally, you will have a relevant tertiary qualification in business management or related discipline, proven experience in change management and project management and strong people skills with experience in leading, influencing and building credibility across a range of stakeholders

Why New Plymouth?

New Plymouth District, with a population of around 84,000 people, makes up the largest district in Taranaki. In Taranaki it’s easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career.

With the stunning Mt Taranaki as a backdrop and the warm iron sands along our coast, it is no wonder our regions’ dynamic surf, multitude of parks and gardens, iconic walkways, major events calendar and mountain playground make this the place to live!

Who are we?

We are a large organisation employing approximately 650 people, with staff based in more than 12 locations around the district.

We manage the environmental, social, economic, and cultural wellbeing of the New Plymouth District - making decisions for and on behalf of the local community and setting the district’s overall strategic direction.

Our focus is creating a great organisation that supports a great community, and enabling NPDC to achieve its strategic intent of building a lifestyle capital that puts people first, cares for our place, and supports a prosperous community.

At the New Plymouth District Council we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff including solid career pathways, learning and development opportunities as well as personal and professional development.

We offer competitive remuneration and flexi-time, which creates a work-life balance to enjoy what Taranaki has to offer.

To view the job description click here.

Applications close Monday 27 September 2021.

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