Contracting Capabilities

Northpower provides contracting services across the North Island including engineering, infrastructure management and maintenance and construction.

Planner / Scheduler

Are you an experienced administrator or coordinator looking to grow your skillset and knowledge? If that sounds like you, you may be the meticulous and proactive Planner / Scheduler we are seeking to join our Operations Support team.

This is a full-time 12 months fixed term role covering parental leave for an existing staff member starting in August 2024, however we are flexible to consider candidates interested in working between 32 and 40 hours per week. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting and coordinating various operational activities within the company to ensure smooth and efficient business operations.

The Role:

As a vital member of our team, you will play a critical role in coordinating, planning and scheduling work flows alongside our Project Managers to ensure consistent and efficient service delivery across multiple business units.

Key support areas include our Vegetation team where you will have the opportunity to grow your planning skillset through a range of administration, planning and scheduling tasks, as well as support our scheduling practices across our Electrical Services and Lines Services.

This role provides the opportunity to develop a broad skillset and in depth knowledge of our business and industry by supporting and covering various operational tasks and roles, including other Schedulers and Administrators, and working closely with our Managers, Tree Officers, support and field teams (Arborists, Electricians, Line Mechanics).

What’s in it for you?

A role with us will enable you to work within a diverse and collaborative team with a very supportive leadership team. Some of the other benefits include:

- Competitive remuneration based on experience and qualification

- Plenty of training and development opportunities for career progression

- Working on multiple projects with plenty of forward work for the upcoming months

- A tight knit group of team members who support each other’s growth

- In-house wellbeing programme and initiatives including group discounted medical insurance

About you

You will have a proven experience in an administrative or coordination role. You will also have:

- Strong organisational and time management skills

- Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

- Ability to multi-task at any given point

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other relevant software applications

- Effective communication skills, both verbal and written

- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment

- Experience and/or education in administration and coordination or related field is a plus

About us

Northpower is an electricity and fibre network provider for Whangarei and Kaipara, with more than 60,000 connected customers. We also provide contracting services to our partners – other network owners and operators across the North Island.

We have over 1,300 staff working together across 14 locations to keep the power on and the lights going for our customers.

Get in touch!

If you are a proactive and motivated individual with a passion for operational excellence, we invite you to apply for the Planner/Scheduler position with us. Join our team and play a key role in ensuring the smooth operation of our business. To apply, please visit our careers website and look for Req#1282

Unfortunately applications from international candidates or those without the right to work in New Zealand cannot be considered.

Northpower has an in-house recruitment team who manage recruitment for all our vacancies.  If you're interested in a role with us we would encourage you to apply directly online to us, as we don't accept candidates via agency (unless the role is advertised by the agency at our request).