Organisational Development Coordinator- Fixed .Term Role

Mō te Tūnga | About the role

The Organisational Development (OD) Coordinator works alongside the OD Lead and across the Council, and is an integral part in delivering our exciting new OD programme.

Our programme of work spans across various organisational development areas such as capability growth and skills pathways, leadership development, performance appraisal, learning & development, policy framework and culture. As a result, responsibilities in this role may vary according to the skillset and experience you bring with you and may be across different projects or focused on specific ones.

By the end of this 18 months fixed term position, you will have gained expansive experience across the different specialties.


Key duties:

● Proactively deliver areas of the organisation’s OD programme .

● Provide support and guidance to teams and individuals around employee development and fostering effective and positive team cultures

● Collaborate and co-create development and learning resources, tools and guides to support the delivery of the OD programme.

● Coordinate and deliver activities relating to the delivery of the OD programme.

● Foster excellent working relationships across the organisation to ensure support is aligned with People Strategy.

Mō Mātou | About Us (About the Company/Culture)

Our people love working here because we are an energised and enthusiastic team, with a diverse range of skills and experience, who are all rowing in the same direction. We are all passionate about making a positive difference for our community, both now and for our future generations. What drives us is making Taranaki the best place in Aotearoa New Zealand to live, play and do business!

Our main office is based right in the centre of the region, right under our maunga (mountain), in Stratford. Living and working here means you have all the big city benefits, along with a rural lifestyle, and quick access to the sea, and breath taking country.

Watch this video to find out more about Taranaki Regional Council’s kaupapa, culture, and the impact of our mahi:

Mōu | About You

Here are the skills and experience that will set you up for success in this special role!

●Studied in a relevant field, e.g. human resource management, organisational development, learning & development or similar

●Passionate about growing and developing people and organisations

●Demonstrated ability to engage and influence stakeholders

●Solid organisational skills to prioritise tasks and overcome challenges

●Enjoys working in a dynamic environment

●Has legal rights to work in New Zealand


What’s on Offer (Benefits)

The Taranaki Regional Council really is a fantastic place to work!

●Flexible working options

●Training opportunities within each role

●Free carparking

●Active social club

●Comprehensive induction programmes for every new employee

●Strong values and Equal Employment Opportunities


But, the best part is working alongside passionate people who are dedicated to building an even better Taranaki region!

The Council is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in the recruitment, employment, training and promotion of its employees. The organisation will provide a welcoming, positive environment.

Interested? Here’s How to Apply!

Click on the ‘apply’ button below, fill out your application form and add your CV and cover letter.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Taranaki Regional Council is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace based on different experiences, world views and a desire to learn. So, if you’re excited about this role, but don’t meet the criteria perfectly, we encourage you to reach out anyway.  You might be just who we’re looking for.


Further details on the role can be found below on the Position Description link, or for any other

questions please contact our People and Wellness team on (06) 765 7127. Applications must be made directly through this website.


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Fixed Term

Job no: AXAO47755

Location: Stratford

Closing Date: Thursday, 22 February 2024