Chief Executive

Strong Relationship Builder • Inspirational Team Leader •

• Organisational Performance & Service Delivery •

• Great Communicator •

The Taupō District is experiencing exciting ongoing growth and development. There has been significant investment in infrastructure, community partnerships and in establishing sound economic development strategies. The organisational culture is positive and there is a strong leadership team. 

Council have a focus on continuing efficiency gains in service delivery, the robust management of financial resources and having a high performing organisation to deliver their long term aspirations for the District. The Chief Executive will be expected to form a strong partnership with a skilled, knowledgeable and passionate team of Elected Members, ensure the effective and meaningful development and management of regional and national stakeholder partnerships and relationships, and provide inspirational leadership to a skilled team of around 300.  

Key attributes sought will include proven organisational leadership capabilities, ideally within either a public sector or local government environment, and strong and effective communication skills. You will also need to have demonstrated the ability to form and maintain excellent relationships with iwi, community and business groups, other Councils and Central government, as well as establish good regional and national networks. It is highly desirable that you have well developed commercial and financial management skills, and be a creative thinker and problem solver.

This will be a challenging and fulfilling role with significant professional and personal growth potential.

To apply, please visit to complete the prerequisite online application form. Please direct confidential inquiries to Greg Tims on 021 628 222

 Applications Close: Midday on Monday, 18 February 2019

Permanent Full Time

Job no: BEAH943530

Location: Taupo

Closing Date: Midday on Monday, 18 February 2019