Governance Advisor
Nelson, NELSON, NZ
6d ago
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Governance Advisor

Join a growing Governance team.

Career advancement and lifestyle opportunity.

Nelson City Council is seeking to appoint a Governance Advisor to join the growing Governance team as it gears up for an exciting election year in 2022.

This new appointment has been created as part of the delivery of the Council’s Long Term Plan.

The dedicated Governance team has a focus on the administration and organisation associated with the public forum at Council and Committee meetings and workshops.

The team provides specialist support services and advice to elected representatives and Council staff.

Candidates are sought who thrive working responsively and collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Able to work effectively under pressure, you will be confident working at high profile Council and community meetings and able to demonstrate resilience and political nous.

Motivated and resourceful, you will also have first class written and verbal communication skills and be able to exercise absolute discretion in the context of Council and Community meetings and workshops.

You’ll be able to maintain concentration and composure for lengthy periods when required.

In return, you will gain valuable experience in this unique governance setting and be supported to develop your skills and expertise for further advancement.

Nelson City Council offers you rewarding work, surrounded by people who want to make a difference to Nelson. They offer flexible working options including the ability to work from home, and for this role the team works a nine-day fortnight to offset the requirement to work out of hours for Council meetings.

They also offer ongoing professional development, a chance to focus and enhance your technical and leadership skills, wellness programs and initiatives and staff discounts.

Your excellent interpersonal skills and a great sense of humour will ensure your success and bring value to the team. For an articulate and motivated professional, this is a wonderful career and lifestyle opportunity in a fabulous location.

Nelson offers an enviable lifestyle and is located in close proximity to three national parks. It is easy to enjoy the arts, culture and outdoors in the region.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE : Sunday 8 May 2022



FURTHER ENQUIRIES : Helen Cox or David Hollander on 04 550 8000

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