Napier City Council
Napier is a lively and vibrant city, offering an exceptional climate as well as plentiful opportunities for family, recreation and relaxation. Improved road and air links are helping to make Napier one of New Zealand's most popular, livable and easily accessible cities.If you value having the best fresh produce available in New Zealand, a fantastic range of cafe, dining and winery options then making your next career step to Hawke's Bay is a truly positive choice. We love it here and think you will too.Napier City Council is one of Napier's biggest and most desirable employers - we value excellence, integrity, sustainability and outstanding customer and community service.We currently have an exciting opportunity for a talented Policy Planner to join our City Development team. This role involves ensuring the integrated and coordinated delivery of city development policies so that they are consistent with the Napier City Vision document and our RMA statutory requirements. Reporting to the Team Leader Policy Planning you will also:Ensure the development of integrated policy plans, bylaws and city regulatory policy including the review of the District Plan;Establish and maintain strong and meaningful relationships with key agreed/targeted external and internal stakeholders, in the development of city development policy planning;Representing Napier City Council on resource management related management groups with key partners andContributing to and/or leading process improvement and monitoring of the state of the environment.This position has the ability to have a high level of influence and impact and would ideally suit someone who has at least 4 years' experience in a resource or environmental management position.We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate person with:A tertiary qualification in resource management, planning or other related discipline;Knowledge and understanding of legislation relating to resource management and local government;Eligibility for NZPI membership;Experience in resource management - either policy or regulatory.Demonstrated project management skills to enable the co-ordination of strategic environmental research and policy preparation.
Do you have a legal or political science background and looking for a change in career towards meaningful mahi?This role will support the Settlement Protection Manager to effectively implement the strategies that protect the integrity of the Waikato-Tainui settlements and ensure that the integrity of all outstanding claims are also protected. As part of the Settlements Team it will play a role in ensuring that the settlement rights are implemented effectively and not undermined by responding appropriately to all Crown proposals. This role will assist in collating all necessary information and reviewing this prior to it going to all key stakeholders.Skills and Attributes required for this position are:A commitment to give effect to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.A relevant tertiary qualification in Law, Political Science, Management Studies or similar.Comprehensive understanding of the Waikato - Tainui Settlements and Outstanding ClaimsUnderstanding and knowledge of the Treaty Settlement Process. Experience of working in a legal environment, particularly in iwi settlement processes, political environmental and development of negotiations strategyLegislation and Government - working knowledge of government processes, treaty settlement processes, familiarity with relevant legislation and regulations, and policy development.Policy writing skills with the ability to draft and finalise documents.Experience in the operations of national government protocols and functions; and management of issues.Directly applicable experience in stakeholder management, including dispute resolution and negotiations.Sound knowledge of Waikato-Tainui and proficiency or developing proficiency in te reo MaaoriTo apply for this role visit www.waikatotainuicareers.comApplications extended until Friday 26th January 2018
Smith and Smith
Smith&Smith is excited to be at the final stages of our critical transformational change project. Our OCM planning is largely completed and we need a Change Lead who can jump in, make some final adjustments and implement our OCM change initiatives as we work towards our go live in May 2018. Our Change lead will also be required to assist the learning team with development of learning materials.What would you do as our Change Lead?Lead and oversee the successful delivery of our change management programme in particular our communication, engagement and training streams;Manage the training initiative and oversee the delivery of our training programmeSupport change management at organisational level to ensure a successful transitionWork collaboratively and build strong relationships with our project team and Smith&Smith networkInspire, motivate and empower team membersWhat are we looking for in our Change Lead?3-5 years' experience operating in a Change Management capacityChange management experience in the implementation of a successful, complex infrastructure ERP projectExperience in instructional design and developing training materialsA team player with a great attitude and willingness to roll up your sleevesThe ability to navigate complexity and learn on the flyA self-starter who is driven to get results and is action orientatedFantastic communication, organisation and time management skillsSomeone who is tech savvy, comfortable with IT integrations and migrations as well as MS applications, LMS and social mediaWhat can Smith&Smith offer you?An exciting opportunity to play a high-profile role in our critical transformational change projectWe've worked hard and are proud to have a clean project that is driven by a positive, capable and collaborative project teamThe chance to make your mark as this project touches every aspect of our businessSupport from our People&Leadership Director, Project Manager, Learning and Development champion and our dedicated project teamSmith&Smith is NZ's leading vehicle glass repair and replacement company and is part of the much larger, global and successful Belron GroupA central location with proximity to public transportWe aspire to be the ‘best place you will ever work' and take pride in our family like culture where everyone comes to work with a professional, can do attitude. Our people tell us year after year in our annual engagement surveys that ‘the one thing that makes this organisation a great place to work is the people that they work with'.Why wait - apply now and attach a cover letter telling us why we need you on our project team!