Water Resources Leader


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Auckland, Wellington 



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Full time

Job Description:

  • Wellington-based leadership role
  • NZ employee-owned Professional Environmental & Engineering Consultancy
  • Established over 30 years with 120+ staff and growing, operating across NZ – Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington and Christchurch
  • A new role where you can make a difference
  • A great team and company culture – professional, supportive, social


About Our Client
Enginurity has been engaged by our client Pattle Delamore & Partners (PDP) to act as their as retained recruitment partner on an exclusive basis to help them recruit a number of key positions in their growing team.

Pattle Delamore Partners Limited (PDP) is an engineering and environmental consultancy offering solutions for environmental issues through our specialised range of services.

We have experts in areas that include contaminated land and hazardous waste, geology, geotechnics, stormwater management, hydrology, river engineering, aquatic ecology, groundwater, coastal, water supply, wastewater, solid waste, air quality, geospatial services, civil engineering, consents and environmental management.

The Opportunity
This is a great opportunity for a senior professional with experience in Water Resources or 3 Waters to build and lead the PDP Water Infrastructure / Water Resources service line within the Wellington office.   This is a key leadership position within the company where you will have influence over the direction of the business and the potential for shareholding.

With a successful and growing environmental and engineering business, PDP have Water Infrastructure / Water Resources teams in all offices apart from Wellington.  Working with our leaders in other offices, we are looking for someone that can expand our lower North Island offering through building a Wellington-based water team.

Key elements of the role are:

  • Business development and client relationship management
  • Technical leadership
  • Project Management
  • People management
  • Quality / safety / risk management


Job Requirements:

About You
Key to this role is excellent client relationship skills, communication, team leadership and technical expertise.  Most importantly, you must have the drive and commitment to build a business.

You will have experience gained in a consulting environment in the Water Resources or 3 Waters sector in New Zealand.  It is envisaged that you will be a Civil Engineer and registered as a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) or equivalent.

You will, through your experience in consultancy, be able to demonstrate:

  • Hands-on technical skills in relevant aspects of 3 waters and the ability to lead water infrastructure and/or water resources projects.
  • High level of business development and client relationship management capability.
  • A natural ability to lead and motivate teams.
  • Excellent communication – written and verbal.
  • Business planning and commercial astuteness.

With the remit to develop and grow our business, we are not specific about the field of 3 waters expertise we seek; there is opportunity to grow the business around your particular skills and relationships.

If you are looking for a truly rewarding career move where you will work within a highly respectful, highly supportive and professional business, then this is definitely worth exploring further.


Candidates for this position will need to hold the right to work in New Zealand.

Company Info
Enginurity PO Box 33-1690, Takapuna 0740
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Phone: 0212372671
Web Site: www.enginurity.co.nz

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