Principal Project Lead – Premium Resource Consents
Auckland Council
Auckland City, AUK
6d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Auckland City, 1010Project / programme management of the most complex and high-profile resource consent applications in AucklandLead project teams of planners, specialists and engineersCompetitive salary and flexible working optionsHe angitūtanga : The opportunityAs a Principal Project Lead in the Premium Unit you’ll be working in collaboration with high profile applicants by assisting them to develop and obtain their consenting needs using premium’ end to end customer service.

The Premium Unit is a small, energised team of Project Leaders who are responsible for project managing the most complex and high-profile resource consents in Auckland.

The team facilitates a wide range of high-profile development projects, from major subdivisions and nationally significant infrastructure projects to large scale residential and commercial developments.

As a Project Lead you’ll have all the delegations of a Team Leader in the Resource Consent environment and will lead project teams of internal and external planners, specialists, engineers and other personnel who are all required to input through the resource consents process.

This involves chairing PCGs, providing advice around consenting strategy, identifying risk and coordinating inputs, reporting to cross Council steering and / or governance groups.

You’ll also be required to collaborate with a diverse range of units across Auckland Council and its CCO’s in order to resolve issues that may impede the consenting process.

You’ll also liaise with teams responsible for managing communications and media, Local Board, MPs and members of the community.

He kōrero mōu : About youYou have leadership experience with strong people leadership skills, and at least 8 years’ experience in the resource management / planning field.

You’ll have strong mediation, facilitation, influencing and collaboration capabilities with project management experience in a multi-disciplinary environment.

You are a team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong problem solving and issue resolution skills.

Strong hearing experience and some environment court experience is also beneficial. As this role might require you to travel around the region using Council vehicles, it would also be beneficial to hold a valid New Zealand driver’s license.

  • Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What we offerThere are endless opportunities to develop your career across the Council group;
  • this position will expose you to a range of specialisations and potential job trajectories. Our Resource Consents unit processes more than 17,000 consents annually and facilitates a wide range of development projects, from major subdivisions and nationally significant infrastructure projects to houses, apartment buildings and shopping centres.

    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.

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Naomi Green on 021 562 061.Applications close Monday 27th January 2020.

    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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