Senior / Principal Planner - Wellington



  • One of New Zealand’s largest Planning teams

  • A business where people, clients and the environment come first

  • A highly engaged and respected team who love working together

  • A business that prides itself on diversity and flexibility

Do you have

  • A planning degree recognised by the New Zealand Planning Institute

  • 6+ years planning experience

  • Experience in developing and implementing local government policy is essential, and central government policy would be an advantage

  • A knack at consulting with a range of stakeholders such as iwi, communities, corporates, government agencies, and other planning consultants and experts

  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills

  • Sound project management skills and a drive to deliver client’s needs

  • An aptitude for building and maintaining great relationships with clients and colleagues

  • A resilient and adaptable attitude; see yourself as a can-do person with a calm and confident communication style

Our Planning team is on the fast track to becoming one of the largest (and best) in the country. And because we continue to take on exciting new projects regularly, we are rapidly expanding right across the business and are therefore looking for a Senior to Principal level Planning and Policy Consultant to join our Wellington team.

The focus of this role is to help grow our policy development work programme in local and central government, oversee and manage a variety of projects, and contribute to 4Sight’s overall business development. The ideal candidate should also be client focused, have a love of planning, and most importantly, a desire to work collaboratively to achieve outstanding results.

But why work for 4Sight? We are proud supporters of the NZPI and Papa Pounamu and can offer ample opportunities for professional growth and development. We’re an environmental planning and policy consultancy that embraces sustainable and environmental excellence and leadership in our wide-ranging projects and pride ourselves on having a flexible working environment. We are also committed to finding the best people in the industry to help guide our company into the future, because it’s the people and our culture that make us who we are and set us apart from the competition.

So, if you’re interested, have what it takes, and want to work for an established, but still growing New Zealand owned, award-winning consultancy, please apply with your cover letter and CV.

For more information on 4Sight, check out our videos below to learn more about who we are and why our staff love working here:

Who we are

Managing Director Aaron Andrew

Senior Planner Melissa Pearson