Team Lead, Planning


The Planning Guidance Unit is focused on shaping and enabling the development of our great city through the efficient delivery of our regulatory functions under the Resource Management Act and Local Government Act.

In this newly created leadership role, we are seeking a dynamic individual with the ability to navigate and negotiate solutions to complex problems whilst leading a team of experienced and developing planners.

Working alongside two fellow Planning Lead’s and reporting to the Planning Guidance Unit Manager, you will be joining a highly collaborative and supportive leadership team. For your team you will be responsible for providing the people and technical leadership to enable delivery of the Council’s resource consenting and other statutory functions.  Implicit in this role is the ability to develop and maintain internal and external relationships including elected members, Iwi and customer/stakeholders.

Our ideal candidate will have a relevant tertiary qualification, and experience leading successful and engaged teams. You’ll be a strong communicator with adept relationship building and influencing skills, and a passion for seeing Hamilton grow and flourish.

Hamilton City Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who think differently, act with integrity, make it happen and work together.

This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city.

If this role sounds like it’s for you, we would love to hear from you. Make it happen and apply online today!

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol assessments, credit check and a Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies.Only people who are eligible to work in New Zealand should apply. Evidence will be required.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: JOAI046804

Location: Hamilton City

Closing Date: Apply online now