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Team Leader

LG Jobs
Nelson Nelson South Island, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 24, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Operational leadership role
  • Skilled and enthusiastic team
  • 6-month parental leave cover

Here at Nelson City Council, we are always striving to deliver an even better service to our community. We have an opportunity for an experienced Team Leader to join on a fixed term basis to support a positive, friendly and capable team to be successful.

About this role| Kō tēnei tūranga mahi

To be successful in this role you will have:
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and experience leading high functioning teams
  • A sound understanding and experience of contract management, including the development of contract documentation, reporting, auditing, and day to day management
  • Experience in managing recreation and facilities
  • A high level of relationship management skills to build and maintain key relationships, consult and engage with the community, and work with community organisations, Council and senior management
  • Strong personal prioritisation and time management skills
  • Sound judgement and political acumen
  • High level of oral and written communication skills including facilitation and presentation skills
  • Experience in project management
  • An aptitude for providing focused customer service
  • Demonstrated ability to write reports, research information, and coordinate and consult with other teams
  • Ability to plan and deliver consistent services
  • A demonstrable history of professional development and growth through industry involvement and openness to training
  • Knowledge and experience of asset management practices including data collection and condition ratings
  • Good general computer skills with the ability to use GIS software
  • Local Government experience would be an advantage

About you | Ko ngā pūmanawa ōu

You will be a recognised leader with facilities or recreation management qualifications and expertise. Your demonstrated ability to implement efficiencies and service improvements, is what sets you apart from your peers.

You will enjoy the style of collegial working and knowledge sharing that comes from being a part of the wider Parks & Facilities business unit. With an interesting mix of technical, operational, financial and relationship management (plus we're a unitary authority); this is a role that offers depth and diversity.

What we offer | Ko ngā painga mōu

We offer a rewarding and inclusive working environment with the chance to enhance your technical skills, surrounded by likeminded people who want to make a difference to Nelson.

  • Competitive remuneration packages including your choice to match up to 5% employer contributions to KiwiSaver and/or KiwiSaver superannuation on a base agreement.
  • Discounted Southern cross insurance options for employees and families
  • Employee perks at local vendors
  • EAP professional and personal development services.
  • Ongoing professional and career development
  • Active social club, wellbeing and diversity and inclusion committees
  • Easy access to public transport.

If you believe you have the relevant experience and skills and are committed to making a difference to Nelson communities, we would love to hear from you!

This is a full-time parental leave cover for 6-months, with a salary range of $98,000-105,000 per annum.

Click here to view the Job Description.

Applications close | Rā whakakapi: midnight Sunday 3 March 2024, however applications will be reviewed as they are submitted.

For further enquiries | Ina he pātai anō, whakapā mai: Contact Hannah Curwood, Manager Parks and Facilities on 03 545 8742.
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