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Capital Programme Planner

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About the opportunity| Ko te āheinga:

 We are looking for a Capital Programme Planner to join our Asset Management Group. This Group is responsible looking after a diverse portfolio of work, including river and coastal engineering, flood scheme operations and maintenance of the regional park network, to name a few. The core focus of the role will be to establish a process for prioritising work, scoping, and allocating resources within Council’s Asset Management function, plus take the lead on our 30-year forward planning for OPEX, CAPEX and the renewal programme of work.


About you | E pā ana ki a koe:

The ideal person for this role will be self-motivated, pro-active, and energetic with an excellent 'can do' attitude. You will also be able to effectively plan, organise and co-ordinate work to ensure that goals are and will be achieved to the highest quality possible within given deadlines. As the Project Programme Lead you will need to effectively liaise with ratepayers, iwi groups, TLSs, consultants, contractors to inform your work, so you will need to be someone with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to engage effectively at all levels, both internally and externally.


Ideally you will also have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Engineering, Planning, or a related discipline.
  • Several years of experience in a similar role/relevant industry
  • Relevant experience of project management frameworks, systems, and practices (a project management accreditation would be desirable)
  • An understanding of relevant legislation, including Regional Resource Management Plan, Resource Management Act, Biosecurity Act, Reserves Act, Local Government Act, Soil Conservation and Rivers Control Act, would be desirable.
  • Valid NZ driver's licence


What we offer | Nga huanga mōu:

The salary range for this role is between $87,480 to $97,200 and will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Other benefits of working for our team include limited income protection and life insurance, subsidised eye tests and lenses, flu vaccinations, and other well-being initiatives. HBRC also has a strong commitment to developing and upskilling people within a flexible and supportive working environment. To see a full list of our benefits please visit our website:

All applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand. HBRC is an Accredited Employer with Immigration New Zealand.

We value diversity and as such we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status although applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand. HBRC is responsible for Civil Defence emergencies and as such, all staff may be called upon to support the response.

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Applications closing on 10 February. Please apply via Seek.

13 January 2023

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