Team Lead – Water & Environment - Wellington
Wellington, NZ
1d ago

Job Description : About Cardno

About Cardno

We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work.

Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

Your opportunity

Cardno offers a wide range of water and environmental services including aquatic and terrestrial ecology, hydrology / hydraulic modelling, hydrogeology and contaminated land services.

Collaboration between our in-house experts is a key strength. Our Water and Environment Team is supported by a highly qualified in-house team of locally-based experts which includes surveyors, landscape architects, GIS specialists and a broad range of professional engineers.

Due to continued job growth, Cardno’s Water & Environment team are currently seeking interest from a highly motivated Team leader to lead their current Wellington based team.

Our established team of Environmental professionals provide environmental advice and innovative solutions for a wide cross section of clients and projects.

You will join in a key leadership role to further drive our team growth including expansion of the Auckland office.

Your responsibilities will include

Key role in building and managing the Water and Environment Team

Provision of specific technical input into studies and major projects as appropriate

Lead and prepare technical written reports to support project outcomes

Client and regulator liaison to achieve project objectives

Draw on existing client relationships and build new client relationships to further develop our New Zealand business

Ensure financial outcomes of assignments are achieved through effective project management

Work as part of a multidisciplinary and cohesive team to successfully deliver water and environmental services to our clients, across a wide range of sectors.

About you

To be successful you will have

Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science / Environmental Planning / Environmental Engineering or related discipline

Ten plus years demonstrated experience in your field, preferably with experience in consultancy

A strong network in New Zealand in relevant or related disciplines

Thorough knowledge of relevant New Zealand standards and legislation

Ability to lead a team of to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, broad communication and negotiation skills

Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team

Strong verbal and written communication skills with a high standard of grammar and punctuation

Ability to maintain productivity during high and low workload periods.

Why join Cardno?

Cardno has a focus on you. You will be trusted and empowered in a role that can be tailored in a flexible way. We embraced Work Your Way’ which enables flexible working (including work from home options) tailored to your individual circumstance through an environment of empowerment and trust.

Your professional development is as valuable to us as it is to you and it will be a priority. Cardno provides visible career paths in technical eminence, client & key account management, project management and people leadership.

We offer meaningful opportunities to make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.

By joining Cardno, you can bring your true self to work every day. We are committed to inclusion and celebrating our diverse workforce, their individual talents and the innovation they bring to work.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities, ethnicities, LGBTQ+, women, mature age workers and people with different abilities.

Are you ready for this challenge full of new projects, great people, a new team, opportunities for personal and professional development and much more. Apply today!

Notice to recruitment agencies : Please note that Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies.

Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from any 3rd party agencies. No fee will be paid to 3rd parties who submit unsolicited resumes to any Cardno employee.

Resumes from approved vendors must be specifically requested by Cardno and approved by the Cardno Talent Acquisition Team.

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