Chief Operating Officer

Reference ID 6661

  • High-profile position.
  • Broad portfolio.
  • Contribute to Wellington.

Everything Wellington City Council does it does to enhance the environmental, social, cultural and economic wellbeing of our city.

This is an exciting time to join the Council’s Executive Leadership Team, with a new Council and new Chief Executive and a strong focus on delivery of significant city projects and ongoing improvement of our services. The COO will oversee the largest proportion of the Council’s workforce, delivering a wide portfolio of frontline customer services and functions in a cost-effective way.

To be successful in this key position, you will be a senior, experienced leader who has led substantial operational functions and can make a strong contribution to the overall leadership of the organisation. You will be a strategic thinker and have a proven ability to drive and deliver frontline services to ensure positive outcomes for the city. You will be politically aware and enjoy developing relationships, both internally and externally. You will be skilled in leading people and building teams, ensuring a constructive, customer-driven culture, and you will have a good understanding of local government.

This is a high-profile position and a rare opportunity to join the Council’s leadership team and be part of shaping our city for the better.


APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Friday, 13 December 2019




FURTHER ENQUIRIES: Simon Boyes on 04 550 8000