Rotorua Lakes Council
Closing Date : 28 Oct 2018
At Rotorua Lakes Council we believe in doing things differently and we need a team player keen to be part of “the big picture” with a direct impact on the local community. Our organisation is all about innovation and creative solutions, working with the community to create a new way forward and progress the Rotorua district’s shared vision and goals.
Our back yard is the mountain biking and tourism mecca of New Zealand with forest trails, a unique geothermal landscape, lakes, activities and attractions galore, excellent fishing, great events, good schools and great cafes and restaurants with beaches and ski fields nearby.
We think this is a pretty great place already and we’re working to make it even better.
We are currently looking for a Corporate Planner within the Corporate Planning and Governance team. This team is pivotal for the planning, consultation and delivery of all of the council’s strategic and organisational documents.
The ideal person is someone who is able to think creatively but also has the ability to deliver high quality and meaningful strategic documents like the Long-term Plan and Annual Plan. Along with this you will be responsible for leading and/or contributing to the delivery of the Rotorua Lakes Council’s corporate planning and reporting work programme, supporting a team based culture that fosters collaborative working relationships, innovation, continuous improvement and effective performance. From time to time, support for the Council’s Governance function may also be required. Co-ordinate corporate processes and information across Council, including legislative responsibilities, facilitate the development and implementation of policy initiatives and, managing special projects
We wish to attract someone to this role who may have substantial experience in business planning, corporate planning, risk management, local government or organisational performance. You will be a strategic and innovative thinker who can also engage well across the many different business areas of Council and you will be equally comfortable in the political arena.
Te Kaunihera o nga Roto o Rotorua (Rotorua Lakes Council) is committed to working in partnership with Te Arawa, our local iwi. We aspire to being a bicultural organisation and we value staff who speak te reo Maori, have an appreciation of Maori values, and a working knowledge of tikanga Maori.
If you want to add depth to your career or take your career in a different direction, through tackling new challenges and contributing to an innovative team, then this position is for you.
Think you’re up for the challenge? Check out the details and send us your application now!
Applications close: 28 October 2018