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Planning Administrator - 12 month maternity cover

Advertiser: Hayson KnellMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
28 May 2019
Bay of Plenty, Tauranga
Work Type
Full Time
Administration & Office Support, Administrative Assistants

Hayson Knell are a busy planning firm based in the heart of Tauranga CBD specialising in resource consents and development planning. 

A fantastic opportunity has come up for a Planning Administrator to join the team on a 12-month maternity cover starting mid-July with a two-week handover period.   If you’re looking for a varied, challenging role with autonomy and a competitive hourly rate then this is the role you have been looking for.

Working within a small, friendly team you will be responsible for;

  • Project administration and coordination including managing timeframes and flow of information for resource consent and related processes

  • Document control and managing the firm’s project and client database

  • Liaising with Planners/Directors, establishing and prioritising required tasks

  • Collating and word processing reports, applications, and evidence

  • Organising meetings, conference calls and travel

  • Administrative support for hearing and court preparation

  • Research as required for projects

  • Liaising with clients, consultants, and councils

  • This role will also include some Personal Assistant responsibilities as you will be working closely with the two Directors


  • Able to effectively manage project deliverables, deadlines and workload

  • Effective communicator able to deal with a range of people and organisations

  • Relevant experience/understanding of resource management and planning

  • Organised and systematic in approach to administration

  • Highly professional manner and a positive attitude

  • High level of computer literacy including Microsoft Office, Dropbox.  Experience in Workflow Max and Land Online would be an advantage.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

If you are someone who can stay one step ahead, has the ability to pre-empt what is needed and be proactive in your work then this role is for you.  You will receive a competitive salary, training and ongoing support.  

If you are interested in this challenging role, we look forward to discussing this opportunity with you.

*Recruitment Agencies please be aware that this role is being managed by the internal team directly. We will reach out to our preferred agency partners should we require support. Your adherence to our process is appreciated.

Applicants, please apply with your covering letter and CV by 16 June 2019

The application form will include these questions:
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