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The Waimakariri District Council is one of the largest employers in the district.

The Waimakariri District offers a wide range of recreational and lifestyle opportunities and is a very desirable location, being less than 30 minutes drive from Christchurch. The Waimakariri District Council is one of the largest employers in the district.

The Council has become an 'employer of choice', where employees can develop in a professional sense and have fun achieving their career goals. Find out some of the benefits of working for the Waimakariri District Council on our Employee benefits page.

Development Manager - Waimakariri District Council

About the role:

The Waimakariri District Council has an exciting opportunity for a Development Manager to join the Project Delivery Team. The focus of the Development Manager is to:

  • Lead, direct & coach a team of 6 direct reports
  • Provide quality engineering expertise across land development projects
  • Give strategic engineering input into the growth strategy for the District
  • Strive on working effectively across a wide range of challenges and enable a customer-focused environment in the land development space

How to apply:

Click to view the full job advert. For any further information on this position, please contact Lucy at Grada Recruitment on 020 4025 8265 or llyttelton@gradarecruitment.com. We have a Position Description available and for any specific questions, we can direct you to the Project Delivery Manager. Applications will run through to the 3rd of June unless filled prior.

Grada recruitment is partnered exclusively with Waimakariri District Council to fill this position. All applications are to be processed through the Grada Recruitment portal. For a confidential discussion contact Lucy on 020 4025 8265.


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