Manager Science Strategy and Investigations
Find work/life balance in New Zealand's breathtaking Southland.
Share knowledge and inspire great decisions.
- Challenging and exciting role
- Excellent remuneration
- Relocation package available
We are Environment Southland. Located in the stunning Southland Region we are responsible for upholding the highest standards in the sustainable management of Southland's natural resources - land, water, air and coast.
We are looking for a passionate and driven manager to lead a key team within our organisation.
This exciting role comes with some big challenges, as the Council works to meet the community's aspirations and government requirements around water quality and quantity, and we need somebody prepared to face these challenges head on.
The right person will have a post graduate qualification in a science discipline, with an emphasis on environmental or social studies, along with a minimum of 10 years' experience in the science community.
You will need to demonstrate a political awareness and be a strategic thinker with the ability to form strong working relationships. Superb leadership skills are essential, as it will be your job to motivate and empower the team to reach their full potential.
Why Environment Southland?
At Environment Southland, we're proud of the work we do - actively enhancing the experience of living and working in the stunning Southland region. This position offers the opportunity to be part of an organisation that provides a positive and supportive work culture, engaging and diverse colleagues and the beauty of Southland's great outdoors at your back door.
Southland offers short, simple commutes and affordable housing, while the recreational opportunities are endless, with easy access to the stunning areas of Queenstown, Fiordland and Stewart Island.