Masterplanning Lead

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 months ago
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  • Category: Property
  • Location: Wellington (Te Whanganui a Tara)
  • Date Advertised: 02-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: APA/1510197
  • Job Title: Masterplanning Lead
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Masterplanning Lead

  • Lead, develop and deliver a programme of site-based masterplans
  • Significant and complex property estate
  • New role – visible impact and influence

Mō te tūnga | About the role

The Department of Corrections Ara Poutama Aotearoa manages an incredibly diverse asset network including  18 custodial estates which comprise a  mix of large institutional and services facilities, administration and auxiliary buildings, infrastructure and land for employment activities ( farms and light industries).  The Masterplannnig Lead is responsible for developing site-based masterplans across this  network and ensuring the ongoing strategic asset management alignment and delivery of the masterplans.  Providing leadership in bringing together strategic, policy, regulatory and other development drivers with site and operational demands will be a professionally challenging and rewarding role. This role is also critical in engaging with internal stakeholders to ensure that the vision under the Departments strategy can be delivered in practice.

Mōu | About you 

We are looking for someone with the following skillset to ensure they can make the most of this unique opportunity:

  • Proven masterplanning experience in a similar complex capital intensive demand driven environment
  • Advanced project management skills, able to scope plan and deliver a programme of work supported by efficient engagement of expert external resources. 
  • Experience in driving and facilitating planning discussions with senior internal stakeholders and external stakeholders and liaising with subject matter experts 
  • Proven ability to build and maintaining highly effective relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Understanding of the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi 
  • A relevant tertiary degree

The Department launched its organisational strategy Hōkai Rangi in August 2019, focussing on six key areas for change. It is bold, transformative and will span generations to come.  This role offers the opportunity to be part of an organisation that benefits the safety and wellbeing of all New Zealanders. Our values underpin all that we do at Corrections. Rangatira, Manaaki, Wairua, Kaitiaki and Whānau are more than just words to us – we seek to recognise and reward activities that demonstrate alignment to these values and expect our leaders to promote this effort.

If you would like further information, please contact Daniza Galinovic at  

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter (PDF) describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success – we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values. Please note: Applications close at 11:30 pm Wednesday 17 February 2021. We will endeavour to contact you within two weeks of the closing date regarding the status of your application, however in some cases this may take a little longer

It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.  All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.