Section Leader, Operations Planning

Posted on 10-Aug-2017  
Application Close Date: 24-Aug-2017
Job Details
Flood Protection
Position Type:
Fixed Term - Full Time
Job Reference:

Section Leader, Operations Planning


12 month Fixed Term (parental leave cover)

Greater Wellington Regional Council are looking for a Section Leader to join our Flood Protection Department. The role is for 12 months covering parental leave. 

The Flood Protection Department is tasked with region-wide responsibility for Greater Wellington's river and flood risk management.  This is to ensure the best possible protection from the consequences of flooding and erosion for communities in the region (given available resources), to manage the river environments to provide attractive places for recreation and to take care of our river ecosystems.

In this role you will be responsible for the strategic asset management planning of flood protection assets, including dams and other complex structures. The Council is also replacing its ERP system and you will be involved in the design and implementation phases of this project to ensure the department's asset management needs are met. This role is also responsible for leading the development of the department's health and safety policy and procedures.


We'd love to hear from you if you have:


* A relevant tertiary qualification such as BE, NZCE, REA or equivalent experience.

* Experience in asset management systems and associated procedures, processes and reporting.

* Knowledge of ERP system development and implementation is desirable but not essential.

* Relevant experience in civil or river engineering.

* Experience in the preparation of contract documents, recommendations on selected contractors or suppliers and management of contracts.

* Experience at effectively managing staff.

* Clear, articulate communication skills, both verbally and written.

* Knowledge of the application of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, Resource Management Act 1991 and other related regulations and procedures.

* Experience in managing health and safety systems and processes for an operational environment.

* A high level of project management experience, experience with meeting project deadlines and budgets


To apply for this position please view the job description and apply via the link below.

For any questions on this position please contact Colin Munn, Team Leader, Operations, Delivery and Planning on 04 830 4049. For any other questions please contact Lea Pannu, Human Resources Coordinator on 04 830 4013.


Applications close: 24 August 2017