senior to Principal

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

  • 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

  • A team that works and plays in one of the most laid back regions in NZ with a range of exciting multi-disciplinary projects to keep you busy!

Do you have: 
  • A planning or environmental science degree, preferably recognised by NZPI

  • 5+ years of resource consent and planning experience in New Zealand

  • Knowledge and experience of applying the Resource Management Act to development and infrastructure

  • A good working knowledge of district and regional planning and consenting

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

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

  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills

  • 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

  • A drive and passion to achieve outstanding results

​Wow, what a place. Sun, surf, sand - what more could you want? Tauranga truly is a region where lifestyle and culture go hand in hand, and we have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior to Principal level Planner to join our growing Bay of Plenty team.

We’re looking for someone who believes in better and has a keen interest in RMA planning. We’re particularly keen to hear from you if you have the ability to be logical, detail-oriented and are highly motivated. Your communication skills will be excellent, and your aptitude for building and maintaining great relationships with clients will be second to none. You will have a willingness to work collaboratively to deliver outstanding projects and enjoy a laugh because although we take our commitment to the business and the environment seriously, we still like to have a lot of 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. Our site visits may be off the beaten track, so a willingness to travel, whether it be by electric car, 4WD or flying, is preferred. The opportunity to be involved in a mixture of projects, including policy development, undertaking planning due diligence, assisting local councils with processing resource consents and acquiring resource consents for a range of development projects is also on offer. Therefore, demonstrated experience in local government and private sector development projects is a must.

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 here. For more information or to have a confidential discussion, please contact Paula Golsby, our Tauranga Manager, by email ( or mobile 027 556 6377.


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