senior/principal planning & policy consultant

4Sight is looking for a senior to principal planning consultant that believes in better.

  • A leading, high-growth consultancy with a great reputation

  • A company that provides the opportunity to grow your career 

  • 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 degree in planning and/or resource management

  • Full NZPI membership or working your way towards this

  • 7+ years of planning experience in New Zealand 

  • Experience in RMA policy development at local or central government level (both would definitely be an advantage)

  • Experience working with a range of stakeholders such as iwi, communities, corporates, government agencies, technical experts, and other planners

  • 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; a can-do person with a confident communication style 

  • A drive and passion to achieve outstanding results

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior to Principal Policy and Planning Consultant based in our Wellington office.

We have one of New Zealand’s largest teams of RMA planning professionals, and we are looking for a Policy Planner with a desire to achieve better environmental and community outcomes.  We need a person with strong policy development skills and experience who can help support and drive our continued growth in this field for central and local government clients. Demonstrated experience in local and /or central government policy projects is a must - click here to see a comprehensive list of policy projects we have been involved in.

Outside the roles key focus on policy, you will have the opportunity to be involved in other planning projects throughout New Zealand. This includes due diligence, resource consent processing, or acquiring resource consents for a range of development projects. 

The ideal candidate will be client-focused, have a strong interest in RMA planning, and most importantly, a desire to work collaboratively with our local and national teams to achieve outstanding results. 

We pride ourselves on having a great company culture, offering flexibility in the workplace, and in encouraging staff to reach their potential. While we take our commitments to the business and the environment seriously, we still like to have fun along the way

4Sight is an environmental, planning and landscape architecture consultancy that strives to achieve balanced outcomes for land, people and water so that together, we can thrive. We're committed to finding the best people in the industry to help guide our company into the future because it's the people 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 a personalised cover letter and CV here. Don’t forget to include in your cover letter what attracted you to 4Sight and this role.

For more information or to have a confidential discussion, please contact Mark Ashby, our Wellington Manager, by email ( or mobile 021 464 654.

We can’t wait to hear from you and good luck!



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