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Fletcher Living
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About Us

If we could have it our way, people would talk a little less about housing and a lot more about living. That's because we believe the Kiwi dream is bigger than a quarter acre. It’s about living the life you want. So, we create neighbourhoods designed to nurture living in all its beauty, richness and variety. 

Why Join Us?

We’re a high performing business and are proud to say that we have a highly engaged and successful team. We have a fantastic people culture and encourage everyone to bring their full and genuine selves to work. Our workplaces are enriched by many different nationalities, languages, religions, customs and lifestyles. We’re proud of this diversity and understand that it brings a richer and broader perspective to how we operate by helping us connect better with our people and with our customers.
About the Role

Fletcher Living’s Central branch office (based in Penrose) is on the hunt for a new Associate Design & Planning Manager. This role provides an overview of the design process to ensure we create great living spaces which maximise plot sites, are efficient to construct and quick to channel through the consenting process feeding into the Branch’s ability to meet construction and financial targets. Responsibilities include:

  • Take ownership for the planning and development of the branch housing volumes from initial concept through to consented plans.
  • Management of the briefing to external designers and consultants, from design process through to consented ready to construct drawings. 
  • Recommend design and development opportunities, including scheme design and as appropriate detailed design, view to creating better living spaces and greater efficiencies.
  • Holding regular design meetings with broader team (Architects, Engineers, QS, Construction, Sales)

This truly is a collaborative role where you will gain exposure to the full construction life cycle from the client side.

About You

We are open minded in terms of the background of the successful candidate. You may have come from a design or architecture background yourself as relating to residential work, or you may have come out of a planning and consenting background. The successful person will offer key strengths in verbal and written communication, stake-holder engagement and management, strategic focus, and high levels of commercial savvy.

Application Process

Applications should be made by submitting a CV and cover letter outlining your interest, motivation and what you would bring to this role by way of background, experience and fit for the role and our team.  Please apply online.

We welcome your individuality. We are enriched by so many nationalities, languages, religions, customs, and lifestyles. We are proud of our diversity and see it as one of the things that make us stronger.