Urban Design Manager

Are you an experienced Urban Designer who is passionate about cities?

We are looking for a leader with urban design capability to lead the development and implementation of quality urban design practices across the Council.

The Council values and celebrates the uniquely compact and vibrant qualities of Wellington and is committed to best-practice built and natural environment outcomes.

The successful applicant will have qualifications in a relevant urban design related field such as landscape architecture, architecture, planning or related degree.

Experience in resource management, environmental planning and project management would be an advantage. Ten or more years' experience in a relevant field is required including the ability to manage and lead teams.

To be successful in this role, the applicant will have strong demonstrable knowledge of and experience in:


  • strategic and creative thinking
  • problem solving and collaborative working models
  • the ability to integrate advice and information to reach solutions
  • engagement and stakeholder management
  • customer service
  • managing projects, budgets and teams
  • knowledge of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
  • design led processes
  • resource management act.
Applications close Sunday, 17 February 2019.


To apply for this job, please go to our job site www.careers.wellington.govt.nz/home and enter the job code 22023LGC.

For more information please contact Anna Harley, Manager City Design and Place Planning, working@wcc.govt.nz

We're looking for people who share our passion for Wellington and have the same values that we do - to make our city an even better place to live and work.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: BFAI943539

Location: Wellington City

Closing Date: Sunday, 17 February 2019