Intermediate Development Planner at Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities , Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- -Springboard your Planning career. Influence the future of sustainable communities in NZ
- -Enjoy the perfect blend of challenging, impactful work and fantastic culture
- -$104,859 plus 5 weeks' annual leave, insurances and flexible working
Mō mātou - Our Organisation
At Kāinga Ora, ours is the important responsibility of transforming New Zealand's housing choices, outcomes and the entire housing sector by creating homes and communities that allow New Zealanders to thrive.
What is exciting about working for Kāinga Ora is getting the chance to make a real and positive impact on New Zealanders' lives. With skills, planning and purposeful action, our people are creating the homes and neighbourhoods that will build the future of Aotearoa.
We are passionate about transforming New Zealand for the better. That includes being a trusted partner for Māori and iwi, protecting and enabling their rights, interests and aspirations under the guidance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Ko tā mātou mahi - Our Role
Our National Planning team is one of the largest planning teams in the country and takes the lead in developing area specific development strategies through strategic, spatial planning and regulatory activities. Through collaboration they assess opportunities and advise how Kāinga Ora can enable sustainable and thriving communities and urban developments. They are also responsible for supporting and guiding the place-based planning teams to ensure consistency in methodology, expert input and cross regional learning.
With such an exciting work programme the team is growing, and as such we are now looking to welcome an Intermediate Development Planner to be based in Wellington. Working closely with a Senior Planner the key focus of this challenging, broad-scoping role will be to support the assessment of land for the development of housing, and manage the coordination Kāinga Ora's regulatory consenting activity across various Councils in New Zealand. The role also contributes to the research, evaluation and creation of planning frameworks that supports Kāinga Ora urban development objectives and activities.
Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu - What you will bring
As our ideal candidate you are known by your peers to be an aspirational but pragmatic planning professional. In terms of personality, in order to fit right in with our team you will bring energy, positivity and a commitment to collaboration. In addition to your relevant tertiary qualification you will demonstrate:
- In-depth knowledge and demonstrated experience of the Resource Management Act, Local Government Act, Building Act and associated legislation/regulations
- Proven negotiation and mediation skills
- Strong research and evaluation skills
- Demonstrated effectiveness in preparing and presenting planning assessments and reports
- Project Management skills
- Willingness to work in a dynamic, agile environment
- NZPI membership is desirable
Nōu te rourou - What's in it for you?
We offer competitive salaries, five weeks' annual leave and a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. These benefits are described in more detail here https://careers.kaingaora.govt.nz/a-great-place-to-work/benefits. We also support candidates who are studying towards their NZPI
As a Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities employee, we want to make sure that you have all the tools and support you need. We want to ensure you are healthy and have work-life balance. We also want to support and grow your personal and career development through on-the-job learning, training courses, secondments and study opportunities.
Applications close on 4th October but we may interview suitable candidates before then.
Ō Tātou Uara - Our Values
Our values were developed by us, for us. They unite us as an organisation and guide how we work every day. Our values are:
- Manaakitanga - People at the Heart
- Mahi Tahi - Better Together
- Whanake - Be Bold
Tūhono mai - Join us
To view the position description and apply for this role, please follow the online process via http://careers.kaingaora.govt.nz. Please note: all applicants, including existing employees, need to follow this process. If you have any questions, please contact the recruitment team via Kaingaora.email@example.com
We value diversity and are committed to working with each other and our customers in an inclusive and respectful way. We welcome applicants from all walks of life and appreciate the richness of experience that your point of difference brings to the organisation.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
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