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Intermediate Policy Planner

Staff Photo 4 September 2019

About The opportunity | Ko te āheinga:

Based in Napier and reporting to the Team Leader Policy and Planning, you will be part of a growing team of professional policy planning experts. 

This is a broad and varied role providing you with an opportunity to step up and take on a degree of leadership within the team. You will be kept busy using your expertise to undertake robust resource management plan development, implementation and evaluation processes, supporting the achievement of project milestones and objectives. You will need to work in partnership with tāngata whenua to deliver planning projects as well as effectively engaging with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. The role will see you leading projects, working closely with other members of the Policy and Planning team, and utilising your excellent inter-personal skills and communication to ensure the delivery of quality resource management outcomes.


About you | E pā ana ki a koe:

You will be someone who consistently produces quality work that you take pride in and enjoy being an active member of the team. We are a committed team that works hard and produces high quality results but we enjoy a bit of fun to break up the work day! A sense of humour is vital!

Ideally you will also have:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent tertiary qualification in resource management, public policy or related field.
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience in a similar role/relevant industry
  • Valid driver’s licence required

Knowledge & Skills

  • A solid understanding of the Resource Management Act, particularly in relation to plan and policy statement preparation processes.
  • Sound understanding of tikanga Māori and Māori values and an appreciation as to how it relates to Regional Council functions and plan and policy development
  • Collaborative work practices to build strong working relationships
  • Resilience, adaptability, and flexibility to keep up with the ever-changing nature of HBRC.

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 here

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.


How to apply | I pēhea ki te whakauru:

Applications close 29 January 2023.

View the job description here


9 January 2023

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