Buller District Council

Job Vacancies

Buller is nestled at the top of the West Coast spanning the coastline from Karamea in the north to Punakaiki at the southern most end. The area of Buller goes inland as far as the top of the Lewis Pass, Maruia and Ikamatua.

The Buller District Council strives to be responsive to different needs and values and works with employees to maximise their potential.

The Council is committed to continually improving its recruitment and selection processes to ensure that quality decisions are made which help the Council meet its objectives.

Trustee – Development West Coast

  • Have an Impact on the Future of the West Coast
  • Commercial and Community Governance Opportunity
  • Greymouth Based

Our Client

Development West Coast is a Charitable Trust whose purpose is to facilitate an environment for sustainable investment, development and employment, so the West Coast becomes a wealthy, growing, vibrant and learning region. The Trust currently manages assets in excess of $125 million. The Trust works with businesses, regional development agencies and investors to provide a range of services including finance and development capital, business services and support, and community project funding.

The Role

We are seeking a Council appointed Trustee to contribute to its governance and delivery of its objective of generating sustainable employment opportunities and economic benefit for the West Coast, both now and into the future.

Your Skills and Experience

You will have a collaborative governance style, and the ability to build positive working relationships and engage with a wide range of stakeholders. We are seeking a strategic thinker who understands commercial and regional drivers, and will be an active yet considered participant around the Board table. A solid understanding of governance principles and practice is essential.

The successful individual will understand the opportunities and challenges facing the West Coast and ideally live or have a strong association with the region, while having the time to dedicate to this critical role.

To Apply

Please submit a full CV and cover letter highlighting the value you would add to the Development West Coast Board by going the Brannigans Jobs Board at www.brannigans.co.nz/jobs

If you wish to have a confidential discussion around the opportunity please contact Brannigans’ Consultants Nick Carter on 03 345 8764 or Sally Wynn-Williams on 03 345 8759.

Applications for this opportunity close at 5pm Wednesday 3 May 2017.


“The Buller District Council strives to be responsive to different needs

 and values, and works with employees to maximise their potential.”


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