Chief Executive

Reference ID 6055

  • High-profile agricultural district.
  • Game-changing Long-Term Plan.
  • Lifestyle plus!

The Rangitikei district covers a large geographical area in the lower/central North Island and its economy is mainly based on agriculture. In addition, there are many niche manufacturing businesses and several large industry operations, as well as untapped tourism prospects. The district is an ideal location for a wonderful lifestyle, with easy access to substantial towns and two neighbouring cities.

The Chief Executive will lead the executive and operational functions of the Council. With an exciting infrastructure improvement programme incorporated into the Long-Term Plan, this is a great opportunity to lead the improvement, growth and development of the district. The Council organisation is in good shape and in a strong financial position. To be effective in this position, you must be an experienced senior leader of an organisation or a substantial business unit. You must be a leader who is a strategic thinker, provides empowering people leadership, be focused on the end-user and outstanding service delivery, an effective culture and change leader, visible and an excellent communicator. Experience of engaging with iwi, as well as having a strong community focus, will be important.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a vibrant and diverse district Council and to make a positive contribution.


APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Monday, 24 June 2019




FURTHER ENQUIRIES: Simon Boyes or David Hollander on 04 550 8000