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Project Support Officer

Dunedin Central

Reference: 4849340

Project Support Officer

20 hours per week, fixed term until 30 June 2021

Increasing the quality and quantity of housing within the city is critical to meet Dunedin's predicted population growth, and the community's current and future economic and social wellbeing needs.

The Community Development and Events Team takes a broad view of the Council's Social Wellbeing Strategy, of which housing is a key strand, and the effects housing has on social wellbeing, and the economic and environmental conditions of the city.

The purpose of the Project Support Officer position within the team is to provide project coordination and support for the initial implementation of the Dunedin Housing Action Plan 2019 - 2039. The position will work across a range of activities, including project planning, tracking and reporting, and supporting internal and external consultation and relationships.

This is a new, fixed term position and we are looking for someone with a degree or equivalent experience in Project Management, Community Development, Planning, or Urban Design. Experience or training in project management is essential. The successful appointee will be a team player, able to work with a range of teams across the Council and coordinate various work streams which fall within the Housing Plan. Excellent communication and organisational skills and attention to detail are essential.

No agency referrals accepted.

Salary Range: $54,659 to $64,305

Applications Close: 20 Sep 2019