Community Development Manager

Get visa sponsorship in Hawera, Taranaki as Community Development Manager. Please note that you will have to make your own enquiries with the employer directly.
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Explore tranquil New Zealand living in our district with affordable housing. Join a values-based team at ABC for quality services and community engagement, with growth opportunities available. Apply now for a fulfilling career.

Job title
Community Development Manager
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Hawera, Taranaki
Government & Defence
Full time


$96,660pa and $107,400pa
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About ABC - Our mission is to make our communities better and this role will play a key part in achieving this. We are located in a tranquil area of New Zealand offering some of the best access to the great outdoors. We also boast attractive housing prices for your town, village or rural lifestyle and we are within commuting distance to larger centres.

About our Organisation - We are an energetic and progressive, values-based organisation, which is dedicated to providing quality services and facilities for our communities. We place a strong emphasis on our organisational culture, which in turn creates strong engagement across our team. We employ people with a 'can do' attitude who want to work for a united organisation with a strong sense of family that is proud to serve its communities.

At ABC, we offer a proven "best place to work" environment, access to a sick leave bank, flexible working opportunities and retention incentive benefit upon four years of employment. Our team culture encourages innovation, we care about your professional development, and you will be working with a motivated team of professionals.

About the Role - The purpose of this job is to provide leadership to the Community Development Team and lead the implementation of Town Revitalisation Plans (also referred to as Town Centre Masterplans).

A key focus of the Community Development Manager role is providing end to end project management for Town Revitalisation Plans. This includes the facilitation of co-design groups for project identification and design, procurement, and works delivery. It is important to ensure that the voice of the community is at the heart of decision making throughout. This role also manages the regional Roadsafe Taranaki programme.

Do you have what it takes? - This is a busy role with plenty of variety. You will be responsible for the leadership of staff, and project management of Town Revitalisation Plans in Pātea, Waverley, Eltham, Ōpunakē and Manaia, with associated budgeting and reporting. You will play a key role in building and maintaining relationships with iwi partners, and will support a number of regional partnerships including the Regional Disability Coalition and The Wheelhouse. This role also includes the management of the Roadsafe Taranaki contract, with reporting requirements to partners; XYZ.

About You - You are a talented team player with a university degree in a field related to Community Development, have experience in project management and have an understanding of project management principles. You have experience in working with individuals and community groups in a community development role and have the ability to engage with diverse groups of people. In addition, you have a "can-do" attitude, and are looking for a career transforming opportunity.

You will enjoy taking on new challenges and drawing on your expertise to manage complex situations to achieve a successful outcome, have highly developed analytical thinking skills, excellent customer service skills, and a desire to help the communities of South Taranaki. A current valid driver's licence is essential and understanding of Te Ao Māori is desirable, as is knowledge of the specific communities you will be working in.

Applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, therefore must have NZ residency or hold a valid NZ work visa. In terms of residence class visa applications, priority will be given where the applicant is in New Zealand.

ABC is an Accredited Employer so if you're moving to the region, we can offer practical support and some financial assistance. This includes employer sponsorship for your visa application.

The salary range for this position is between $96,660pa and $107,400pa and the appointed starting level will be dependent on skills and experience and will be discussed during interviews with shortlisted candidates.

If this role appeals to you, head over to our website where you can access the background information and job description for the role. If submitting an application, please ensure you provide a covering letter outlining your skills and experience for the role along with your most current CV.

Applications close at 4pm on Sunday, 5 May 2024 or when a suitable candidate has been appointed to the role.

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