Senior Planners


Job Description:

Tribe Recruitment ltd

About the Organisation

Tribe’s client is an attractive, welcoming and diverse city with one of the fastest growth rates in New Zealand across subdivision and commercial areas, opening up of new subdivisions and population diversity. Our client celebrates achievement, creativity, innovation and lifestyle. Being best in business is in their DNA, and they strive in being customer focused, financially sustainable and having the best people delivering the best outcomes for the city. The City embraces the natural environment and the spaces that bring people together. The staff culture is positive and warm, backs the Planning staff and emphasises professional growth through experiences and formal training.

About the Role

There are several roles at a senior planner level currently vacant for both permanent and fixed term interest. The roles have staff management and professional development on offer. The roles are seeking pragmatic leaders who have significant RMA consenting experience and who are comfortable in leading teams with a supportive style and clear direction. The roles are competitively remunerated in the sector.

About You

You will be a person who is pragmatic and understands the RMA with sufficient depth to be able to negotiate and assist clients without undermining our client or the staff. You will have in excess of 5 years’ resource consenting experience and be able to grow and mentor staff. You will have a warm and supportive style that fits with the client’s culture. You will also be able to front hearings and prepare evidence. We are looking for a strategic person who holds the vision of the City front-of-mind as the lens on their professional work.

Apply Now!

To find out more, please get in touch with David Hammond on 022 067 2310 for a confidential chat, or by email on

To apply for this vacancy you MUST be a New Zealand citizen, resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a valid visa.

At the appropriate stage we will request your references, we ask that you do not include them on your CV when applying.

At Tribe we have our guiding light to show us the way. We bring our whole selves to work. We encourage inclusion in every single interaction. We genuinely care about people, and are curious about their stories. We celebrate all points of view. We will help you find your tribe, the same way we have. We’re all on a journey together so come along…

Executive/General Management

Tribe Recruitment ltd

Posted on: 

18 October 2021