General Manager

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General Manager - Maximise Potential!

Full Time - Auckland

  • Drive business performance and develop your career
  • Make an impact for this exceptional and well-established business
  • Lead critical Business Support functions

About the company 

Lands and Survey is a dynamic provider of services and solutions in all matters relating to land and has been doing so for more than 40 years. With offices in Auckland and Whangarei, Lands and Survey provides comprehensive surveying, resource management planning and civil engineering solutions to New Zealand. With a focus on productivity and maximising stakeholder relationships, Lands and Survey are looking for a talented General Manager to take over the running of this well-established business, based in Takapuna. Interested? 

About the opportunity 

Reporting to the Chair and leading a team of passionate and dedicated people, the General Manager takes overall responsibility for the strategic and operational leadership of the Lands and Survey Auckland Office. In doing this, the General Manager will: 

  • Provide strategic and operational leadership to the Lands and Survey Auckland team; ensuring the strategy and expectations are clear, business performance is measured, and success is celebrated
  • Work closely with the Advisory Board on the development and execution of, and the reporting on achievement of operational and strategic objectives
  • Identify, develop and negotiate business opportunities by identifying strategic relationships to cultivate
  • Optimise operational efficiencies by ensuring processes and systems are effective and contribute to the objectives of the business
  • Ensure that regular Advisory Board reporting processes are in place and adhered to – including weekly and monthly productivity, financial, business development and project management reports 

This role needs an innovative leader who enjoys combining strategic business planning, developing relationships, and understands the complexity of an operational environment. Is this you? 

About you

To be successful in this role, you will be a commercially savvy, strategic thinker who has proven senior leadership experience. Your ability to develop new business opportunities and effectively manage sustainable client relationships will be key skills in your “tool kit” as will your talent in making effective decisions based on strategic and operational business requirements.  With strong commercial and operational capability, you will understand the importance of robust and relevant business processes when delivering on strategic objectives.  As the General Manager, your ability to motivate your team and influence outcomes will be critical to your success and your natural adaptability will be vital to you thriving in this dynamic and growing environment. Sound like you? 

How to apply

To discover more about Lands and Survey visit 

For a confidential discussion about the role; contact Pia Warren on 027 2535 203 or by email to

Applications close: Wednesday, 18th November 2020


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