Control Centre Manager

The role

Our electricity network spans between the Waimakariri and Rakaia rivers and stretches from Banks Peninsula to the foot of Arthur’s pass.  Operating this network in a safe and reliable way is vital to ensure our community stays safe and resilient into the future. 

Our Control Centre Manager is a key role responsible for leading a team of day and shift workers who operate the electricity network 24/7 from our modern, technology focused control centre.  Monitoring the status of the network, responding and resolving emergency situations and undertaking scheduled and unscheduled outage switching is part of daily life for the team. 

The candidate

You will be an experienced people leader who listens and engages with key stakeholders in a collaborative, respectful manner to achieve successful outcomes for the business.  You will have the ability to make responsive decisions and work safely and effectively under pressure.   

A relevant tertiary qualification as well as extensive experience in the maintenance and operation of electrical distribution and transmission systems and equipment is required.

In addition you will have:

  • excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • a strong solutions focus

  • experience with distribution management systems (would be an advantage).

Permanent Full Time

Job no: ILAN82101

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Tuesday, 2 October 2018