Whaitua Programme Manager

Posted on 05-Mar-2018  
Application Close Date: 23-Mar-2018
Job Details
Environmental Policy
Position Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Reference:
Note clipManager Whaitua Feb 2018.pdf (PDF, 192KB)
Job Description

Application Fact Sheet.pdf (PDF, 252KB)

Whaitua Programme Manager

We are seeking a talented individual to join our high performing and innovative Environmental Policy Department. 

Are you ready to shape the future of environmental management for the Wellington region?

Are you natural leader who thrives on collaboration?

Do you have a commitment to improving water quality in our region?


We have:

  • complex natural resource problems that need your intelligence and enthusiasm to solve
  • collaborative and supportive culture
  • work life balance – flexible working hours
  • an open mind for new ideas and methodologies – we push the boundaries of what is possible
  • a relationship driven approach that achieves the best for our communities 


You have:

  • a passion and commitment to excellent leadership with proven people management skills, and a high degree of emotional intelligence
  • deep knowledge of water policy in New Zealand and will thrive in the challenge of this complex space
  • an in-depth understanding of collaborative process and consensus decision-making
  • great interpersonal skills that allow you to build constructive relationships
  • strategic thinking and are able to work to a vision
  • an understanding of where to focus the team's efforts, and how to play to the team member's strengths
  • respect for our Māori communities and understand their tikanga.


This is a rare and influential role. If you believe you are the right person, we'd love to hear from you.

To apply for either position please view the job description and apply with a cover letter and CV via the link below. 

For further information on these roles please contact the Environmental Policy Department manager, Matt Hickman, on 04 830 4320 for any other information please contact Lea Pannu Human Resources Coordinator on 830 4013.


Applications close: Friday 23 March 2018