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Policy Manager


Reference: 3778442

Are you passionate about providing creative solutions to complex environmental, social, economic and cultural issues?

Would you like to deliver real and positive outcomes to the Kaipara?

Are you looking for a job that will extend and challenge you?

Kaipara District Council is looking for someone with extensive policy development and resource management experience to join our capable and enthusiastic Community Team in the role of Policy Manager. This community facing role will focus on leading a team to identify and address key strategic issues. As the Manager you will also oversee development of the District Plan and other policy and planning projects.

Day to day this role will see you involved in resource management and strategic planning, research and analysis of policy options, leading policy development and managing community engagement notification, submissions, hearing processes, and consultation processes. You will need excellent communication skills and be self-managing and innovative.

Kaipara Council is committed to attracting high quality people to lift its performance to become one of the best local governments in New Zealand. A competitive salary plus relocation allowance will offered to the right candidate. Dargaville offers a delightful rural and coastal lifestyle with affordable housing and is only a 45 minute drive from Whangarei and 2 hours from Auckland.

Career opportunities like this combined with the beautiful Northland environment create a lifestyle opportunity second to none.

Applications Close: 27 Oct 2017