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AECOM Associate Director / Technical Director Planning in Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand - Auckland, Auckland

Job Summary

The Role

Our Auckland team is expanding and as a result we are looking for an experienced resource management planner to provide technical leadership to our planning team in the delivery of exceptional planning services to our public and private clients. You will play a lead role in growing our business by developing and enhancing client relationships and winning work. This role will suit someone who is a trusted advisor within their area of expertise and wants growth opportunities.

Day to day responsibilities will include;

  • Provide technical leadership to our Auckland planning team

  • Work at a national level with our other technical directors to shape and influence key market direction

  • Maintain and develop regional and national key client relationships

  • Work with the planning team to develop new business development initiatives

  • Prepare, manage and support applications requiring statutory approval (i.e resource consents, plan change requests, notices of requirement, etc)

  • Represent clients and/or provide expert evidence at statutory hearings

  • Provide mentoring and career development for team members

Minimum Requirements

About you

We are seeking a self-motivated individual with a strong client focus who is able to demonstrate;

  • 15 years New Zealand planning experience, preferably in a consulting environment

  • Demonstrate wide range of technical experience including, infrastructure planning, statutory policy and landuse planning experience

  • Confident in preparing and presenting evidence at Council and/or Environment Court

  • Previous experience in providing support and mentorship to team members

Preferred Qualifications


  • Appropriate tertiary qualification

  • Strong knowledge of the Resource Management Act 1991, associated National Policy Statements and National Environmental Standards and any proposed and/or enacted amendments

  • NZPI member or similar professional recognition

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Planning

Business Line Environment

Business Group

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198275BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations