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Planner - Vacancy 16-839

Do you have the skills and commitment to make a positive contribution to planning the future of Hawke’s Bay?

Hawke’s Bay is one of New Zealand’s top destinations for Kiwis, enjoying a beautiful coastline, fantastic outdoor activities, fertile plains and a great climate!  The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is responsible for strategic planning and management of the region’s natural resources and associated infrastructure, ensuring that the region and environment is managed effectively for current and future generations.

We are currently recruiting a Planner to sit within the Strategic Development Group, to assist in resource management plan development and implementation processes.

In particular, you will be involved in statutory advocacy and the associated coordination of work outputs from a variety of other staff and external stakeholders in a way that ensures those outputs are fit for purpose for policy implementation.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in policy development and the evaluation process.
  • Good understanding of the RMA, especially in regards to local government planning processes.
  • Good project management skills, including the ability to coordinate tasks and work programmes across a variety of teams and subject matter experts.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • A high standard of written communication for report writing and analysis.
  • The desire and passion for innovation and change.
  • A tertiary qualification in resource management planning or similar.
  • Regional government experience is an advantage.

Applications close at 4 pm on Friday 3 February 2017

You can find the job description here.

Apply Here

19 December 2016

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