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Senior Advisor Project & Portfolio Management (6 Month Fixed Term) - Ref 074

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our Corporate Planning and Reporting team for a fixed term period of 6 months.   

This role provides high quality strategic and corporate planning, monitoring and reporting services to assist the Council to develop its overall direction and understand the process being made towards its achievement.

Key responsibilities

Project management framework

  • Agree scope of improvements to the council’s project management framework.      
  • Develop a solution for improving project reporting. Ensure project reporting elements are embedded with the performance management framework where possible.
  • Update the project management ‘toolkit’ on the intranet. 
  • Provide ad hoc project management advice to council teams as requested.  

Performance management framework

  • Produce a set of business requirements for an organisation-wide performance management framework. 
  • Develop a blueprint for how the framework could be implemented. 

Business processes

  • If workload allows, support the Corporate Planning and Reporting team with business process mapping and improvement.


Working for the Kāpiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who make a positive difference in the community we serve.  If you’d like to be part of the team, contact us now. 

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Chris Pearce, Acting Manager Corporate Planning & Reporting, on 04 296 4700 or free phone 0800 486 486.

The preferred candidate will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening and police, criminal history and credit checks.

Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.


Applications close 12 noon, Monday 9.00 am 28 May 2018.

Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application form, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence marked “Senior Advisor Project & Portfolio Management – Ref 074” to   

For the Job Description please click here



Kapiti Coast District Council Application form:

Application for Employment (WORD)

 Application for Employment (PDF)

* This document must accompany every application submitted