Compliance Operations Manager


Whanganui District Council is seeking a Compliance Operations Manager with proven leadership experience to join its Regulatory & Planning Group and lead the Compliance/Operations Team. The position may be required to fulfil the role of Chief Alcohol Licensing Inspector, depending on qualifications and experience.

Whanganui offers a great lifestyle including a vibrant arts and cultural scene, fantastic outdoor recreational opportunities with the mountains, national parks, river and sea all within easy reach. This could be the career and lifestyle opportunity you are looking for.

Reporting to the Group Manager Regulatory & Planning, the Compliance Operations Manager leads a diverse team of animal management, parking services, environmental health and supporting administration staff. Key responsibilities include leading compliance investigations, developing regulatory-related policies and processes, quality assurance and ensuring Council's alcohol licensing functions are discharged effectively, in accordance with statutory requirements.

The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of local government regulatory legislation, investigation and enforcement procedures, risk management and quality management systems, as well as advanced mediation skills. A focus on continuous improvement and customer service is essential, as is proven leadership qualities. Management experience is highly desired.

If you want to work in an organisation that values collaboration, is positive and encouraging and you are keen to make great things happen, then we want to hear from you.

You will need a tertiary qualification or extensive experience, preferably both, in the enforcement/compliance field.

If you have any queries about this role please email hamish.lampp@whanganui.govt.nz (Online applications only will be accepted for this role).

Applications close Sunday 2 May 2021.

To apply for this job go to: https://whanganuidc.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies & enter ref code: 5435123.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: 5435123

Location: Whanganui

Closing Date: Applications close Sunday 2 May 2021