Council seeking leadership expert for committee
Tauranga City Council is on the hunt for someone to chair the Chair the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee.
A post on the Tauranga City Council website says Tauranga’s rapid growth brings many challenges and they need a fresh approach to their business to meet the challenges head-on and create the city the community deserves.
“Tauranga City Council services more than 135,000 residents. We’re expecting that to grow to 187,000 residents by 2050. That’s a lot more people needing us to deliver a high standard of infrastructure, services and investment.
“Tauranga City Council is seeking an external appointment to Chair the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee. This is a strategic and significant governance role with accountability for overseeing the organisations risk management, internal control and financial management practises.
The committee meets approximately eight times a year and the successful appointee will play an important role in governing the effectiveness of council’s, financial and non-financial performance, treasury, annual reporting, internal and external financial controls and significant risks including legal risks, the website says.
“We are seeking applicants with leadership experience in significant or complex organisations, a commitment to develop capability with respect to The Treaty of Waitangi, experience in the local government sector and or experience in finance and audit. A chartered accountant or legal qualification is preferred. Diversity of thinking, integrity, strong communication and decision-making attributes are non-negotiable.
“This role has full voting rights for the term of appointment, which coincides with the current Council triennium from 2019-2022.”
For more information about the position can be found on the council’s website.