Kainga Ora Development Lead
Penrose, Auckland, NZ
3d ago

Kainga Ora Development Lead

Kia Ora! Watercare's Infrastructure programme connects talented people with unique, career-making experiences. Our Infrastructure team's purpose is to design and build responsible infrastructure, delivered today ready for tomorrow.

Much more than that, we're showing New Zealand that the infrastructure industry can challenge traditional norms as we shift to a new way of delivering projects with our Enterprise Model.

Working with us will allow you to be bold and think differently to achieve our ambitious outcomes. We offer flexible working options and a range of amazing opportunities that will see you learn from some of the best, and this opportunity is just one of them.

We are currently seeking a Development Programme Lead to join our Major Developments team based in Newmarket. If you are passionate about how we develop and grow a sustainable city, understand the opportunities and challenges of housing development and know what it takes to build and sustain key relationships - then this could be the perfect role for you!

About the role :

The purpose of this role is to take responsibility for the relationship between Watercare and Kainga Ora across Auckland and manage Watercare's engagement on the large-scale developments.

This is a key facilitation role between Watercare and Kainga Ora involved in residential and commercial land development.

These developments are high profile, and have significant infrastructure consequences for Watercare and greater Auckland.

The main objective is to manage Watercare's engagement on large-scale development activities. This includes coordinating inputs from various departments within Watercare throughout all stages of the development from development planning through to implementation.

The role also entails coordinate with Auckland Council and CCOs on engagement on key developments and with major developers.

The successful candidate :

To be successful in this role, you will be customer focused and dedicated to delivering results in a timely and concise manner.

Requirements include :

  • Relevant professional qualification, preferably at degree level
  • 5 years' experience in a relevant or related field
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to communicate engineering information to customers
  • Ability to monitor and follow up on internal activities and pull together information in a coherent way to present outcomes to customers
  • Project management experience, experience in relationship management and managing internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework for commercial and residential development and knowledge of the development community in Auckland is desirable
  • Knowledge of water and wastewater infrastructure is desirable.
  • In return, we offer :

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