Senior Sustainability & Resilience Advisor
Auckland Council
Auckland City, AUK
23h ago
source : ExploreJobs

Auckland City, 1010Help drive and unlock Auckland's strategic response to the climate crisisBe part of a dynamic team that delivers smarter sustainability outcomes for the regionGreat exposure and growthHe angitūtanga : The opportunityAuckland Council’s Chief Sustainability Office has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Sustainability and Resilience Advisor to join our high calibre and influential team.

Reporting to the Chief Sustainability Officer, you will be one of our strategic sustainability subject matter experts influencing organisational processes, policies and programmes on a range of social, cultural, economic and environmental dimensions.

Using your analytical, advisory and influencing skills, you will help mainstream sustainability as business as usual in Auckland on both a broad and tangible scale.

You will play a key role in the ongoing development and delivery of Auckland Council’s strategic response to the climate crisis faced by the region : Te Tāruke-

  • ā-Tāwhiri : Auckland’s Climate Action Framework.This is a dynamic and varied role where you will have the opportunity to work across multiple stakeholders and areas including emissions reduction;
  • climate resilience; low impact buildings and places; decentralised renewable energy; low-carbon food systems; alternative finance mechanisms;
  • clean, safe and equitable transport; green infrastructure; and the circular economy to name a few.He kōrero mōu : About youYou will bring your knowledge of emerging national and international best practice and trends, leverage your sustainability networks and proactively identify sustainability issues and opportunities for transformative change.

    A strong verbal and written communicator, influencer and relationship builder, you will bring prior technical experience in sustainability strategy, climate change mitigation and / or adaptation, urban development, change management, resource management or related fields.

    Naturally you will have the ability to manage high-volume and complex projects and work flows with an appreciation of the big picture and an eye for detail.

    Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What we offerAuckland is a rapidly growing region. This growth brings huge opportunity, but also a range of challenges to ensure that growth is sustainable and resilient to the impacts of a changing climate.

    In response to these challenges and opportunities, the region has established a vision of Auckland for the future through the Auckland Plan, set bold aspirations for climate action, including committing to a 1.

    5 c future and declaring a climate emergency, and also aligned with key leadership networks such as the global C40 Cities Leadership Group and New Zealand’s Climate Leaders Coalition.

    Ensuring the region is strategically aligned to deliver on these sustainability commitments is the key focus for the Chief Sustainability Office.

    If you are passionate about creating a sustainable and resilient Auckland that works for people and the planet and have the experience and skills to back your passion, then we'd love to hear from you.

    Join us and leave your legacy on Auckland! Feel free to request a copy of the position description from Shar Mahon on +64-

    27-769-1880 or shar.mahon aucklandcouncil.govt.nzApplications close Sunday 27 October 2019Auckland 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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