Planning & Scheduling Manager

Rangiora-based MainPower New Zealand Limited owns and operates the electricity distribution network across the North Canterbury region.

Planning & Scheduling Manager

We are looking for a Planning and Scheduling Manager to join our team. Reporting to the General Manager Network Operations, you will be responsible for developing and scheduling the works plan.  You will be an experienced works planner who can lead the works planning function; this includes, organising, implementing and maintaining the work plan to ensure it supports our operation of a safe, efficient and reliable network.

You will lead a small team, have excellent communication skills, and liaise with our network and service delivery teams to ensure the work plan meets business requirements and minimises the impact to our customers.

Qualifications and experience key to the role:

  • Relevant tertiary level electrical qualification or equivalent.
  • Proven experience in project management and/or business planning
  • Experience working in NZ transmission and distribution networks is preferred
  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • An ability to take initiative, combined with sound judgement.
  • Absolute commitment to workplace and public safety.

We are committed to attracting the very best people and can offer the ideal candidate a constructive workplace culture, future training and development and attractive employment benefits, including health insurance, and a nine-day fortnight work option.

To apply for this position, you must have New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work visa.  Employment with MainPower is subject to pre-employment and ongoing drug and alcohol testing. 

For more information and a full position description please visit:

To make confidential inquiries, please contact Geoff Gale on 021 850 469 or to apply for this role please send your CV with a covering letter to:  Kate Williamson, People & Culture Co-ordinator, MainPower, PO Box 346, Rangiora 7440 or email to 

Applications close on Friday 11 December 2020.

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