CanterburyPort Hills fires (Christchurch City and Selwyn District)

Tuesday 21 Feb - 1:06 pm

The State of Emergency covering Christchurch City and Selwyn District in relation to the Port Hills fires has been extended. For latest updates please see the Christchurch Civil Defence Emergency Management Group Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ChristchurchCDEM and Christchurch City Council website https://ccc.govt.nz/the-council/newsline/show/1406

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Principal Advisor Logistics, Auckland Council

We are looking for innovative and dynamic people to join Auckland's dedicated and committed emergency management professionals. 

Be part of Auckland's evolution in emergency management, where building resilient logistics capability, key relationships and a highly effective virtual logistics team is at the heart of what we do.

This is a great opportunity for you to contribute to minimising the impact of disasters on Auckland's communities. Your superior influencing and stakeholder management skills will ensure you build strong partnerships across our diverse stakeholders, cultivating resilience and sustainability in times of emergency events, thus creating the world's most liveable city.

The Role

As the Principal Advisor - Logistics, you will manage logistics-based projects; lead strategic and operational logistics planning and implementation; and lead a virtual logistics teams.

During response, you would act as the logistic functional manager, or other function manager/team leader within the Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management's Emergency Coordination Centre.

The focus areas of role includes leading the logistics function in terms of stakeholder relationships, personnel logistics, procurement, land-sea-air transport, logistics information management and ensuring all logistics arrangements are fully tested in readiness for any event with the result being able to respond to emergency situations in a professional and coordinated manner.

What you will bring

This is an awesome opportunity to really influence and contribute to over 1.5 million Aucklanders. Therefore we are looking for someone who has an understanding and experience in delivering logistics best practice.

We are looking for a highly experienced leader with relevant experience in logistics management, emergency management and/or experience in a field related to logistics management;

You will have political and organisational acumen and a confident and collaborative working style. This role requires a strong intellectual curiosity that enables you to make connections between issues. 

We are looking for someone energetic and passionate, with the ability to confidently lead political discussions. Excellent relationship and communication skills are essential. Your credibility will enable you to engage with and influence senior decision makers. Strong leadership skills and effective networks are critical for the success of this role.

This is one role where you can really make a difference to New Zealand's largest city to make our size work. You'll be part of a skilled, knowledgeable and high-performing team and work effectively in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. We are committed to providing industry best practice and world class emergency management services. We are not looking for good; we are looking for the BEST!

For more inofrmation, including how to apply, please click here.

Applications close Sunday 5th March, 2017 at 10.30pm.

 

Principal Advisor Recovery, Auckland Council

Be part of Auckland's evolution in emergency management, where building resilience and community engagement are at the heart of what we do, resulting in community connectedness which is a key outcome of our vision.

This is a great opportunity for you to contribute to minimising the impact of disasters on Auckland's communities.

The focus of this role will be on enhancing our  recovery capability through the effective and efficient coordination of  recovery support to those (individuals, whanau and communities) directly affected by an emergency. .This includes interacting with the built, natural, economic, business, social and cultural environments and taskgroups.  This support extends throughout response to the recovery phase.

Key Responsibilities

This is an awesome opportunity to really influence and contribute to the lives of over 1.5 million Aucklanders therefore we are looking for someone who has:

  • Proven recovery experience - working with diverse cultures and communities.
  • Proven relationship management.
  • Proven holistic thinking and delivering the strategy behind it.
  • Excellent communication / presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to deliver under pressure.
  • Excellent administration and coordination skills.
  • Priority management and time management

A current and relevant NZ Driver's license is required or other applicable way of travelling across the region

This is one role where you can really make a difference to New Zealand's largest city to make our size work.  You'll be part of a skilled, knowledgeable and high-performing team and work effectively in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. 

Whilst this is Auckland based, you will be communicating and coordinating with other civil defence teams and may be called on to assist in emergencies in other regions when required.

Please see the job description for more information.

Applications close Tuesday 7th March 2017 at 10.30pm

Please contact emergency.management@dpmc.govt.nz if you wish to post a CDEM sector vacancy on this website.