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Governance Support Advisor

Whakatane, New Zealand

Reference: 5777627

Come join Whakatāne's governance gurus and take your coordination and influencing skills to the next level! Your leadership skills will also help direct local democracy in Whakatāne.

Why work with us?

Here at Whakatāne District Council, we are passionate about delivering well-needed services to our communities, making sure that we are providing what is needed to support our communities to be the best they can be and support our vision of being the place of choice for people to live, work and play. Working with us means being part of a close-knit, customer-focused team in one of New Zealand's sunniest locations. We pride ourselves on employing talented professionals who like to have fun, embody our values of trust, excellence, learning and teamwork and enjoy living in our superb environment. In a world full of turmoil, come and enjoy some more life in life!

What we're looking for

Someone who has administration experience, with an eye for attention to detail, a bit of a technical ninja, and able to navigate complex processes and documents. Your great listening and communication skills, political nous and engaging manner will enhance our support services.

You'll report to the Governance Manager and be part of a team that is responsible to lead and coordinate support services to our council, councillors and community boards. This includes providing meeting support in a local government setting and guiding relationships between Council, elected members, Iwi partners, and the wider community. This is a permanent role working 40 hours per week

What can we offer you?

We are proud of our passionate hard-working staff and the services we deliver to our community. In return for your skills and experience, we will offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a passion for professional development.

If you are looking for a role that will provide an opportunity for you to be challenged, combined with the opportunity to be involved in shaping local democracy in our district, this could be the role for you.

To discuss this opportunity further please contact Cindy Butt, Manager Governance on 027 205 3423, or a member of our People & Capability team on 07 306 0500 or apply now.

Applications close on 28 January 2022

Applications Close: 28 Jan 2022