Resource Consent Planner / Project Manager – Whangarei

Location: Whangarei

Cato Bolam is a leading professional consultancy providing start-to-end solutions for housing, land development, subdivision and infrastructure projects. Our company purpose is “Creating Great Places” and that is what we strive to achieve – for our clients, our communities, and our environment.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a dynamic planner or highly skilled project manager to lead the planning services provided from our Whangarei office. If you are skilled in land development and want to progress your planning career up to a senior level in a consultancy that is truly focused on better land development solutions this is the job for you.

Our Northland offices are in Whangarei Town Centre.  From there you will be our lead planner in project managing planning inputs for some of Northlands most significant projects.  The position covers a range of resource consents work, with a particular focus on residential land development and medium density-built development of all scales.  Depending on your interests and skills there is also the opportunity to be involved in planning policy and plan change projects and giving evidence at hearings.

About Us

Cato Bolam is a well-established consultancy with highly qualified staff, state of the art technologies and procedures, and a great team working environment.

Our team of 90+ staff is located across four offices in Auckland and Northland and has a proud reputation for delivering high quality services and outcomes.

About You

You will need to be a great communicator and you will have a high level of analytical and report writing skills.  The salary package we offer will reflect the seniority  and the experience and potential of the applicant.

The position requires at least a bachelor’s degree in planning or project management and 3+ years New Zealand planning or land development experience.

You will also have:

  • Ability to lead projects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • A willingness to collaborate with large teams
  • Ability to prioritise tasks among numerous projects
  • Ability to work to deadlines

If you possess all or most of the skills above then we would like to hear from you.

What we offer

A career at Cato Bolam gives the opportunity to be part of a team of professionals in a supportive work environment delivering great places.  We are committed to investing in our people, provide personal development plan support and mentoring to help you grow and take the next step.

We offer a friendly, flexible working environment and a salary package that is attractive and targeted at the experience and potential of the applicant.

Location: Whangarei, Northland

Hours: Preferred hours are 40 hours per week Monday to Friday (flexibility an option).

Benefits: Competitive Salary, subsidised employee health insurance, gym membership and the opportunity to work within a great team.

If you are ready for your next venture and would like the opportunity to join our team, apply NOW by forwarding your application to:

Simon Reiher


[email protected]

09 438 1684