Easement and Property Advisor

Pipeline Recruitment
September 22, 2022
October 4, 2022
Hastings, New Zealand
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Our client, Unison Networks Limited, owns, designs, manages and operates the electricity distribution network that serves the Hawke’s Bay, Taupo and Rotorua regions. They enable the communities in these regions to prosper - by delivering customers' energy needs through a dynamic, flexible and sustainable electricity system.

An exciting opportunity is now available for a suitably qualified and experienced person to join Unison’s in-house legal team in the role of Easement and Property Advisor, based at their head office in Hastings.

Reporting to the Corporate Counsel, you will manage, report on, and continuously improve Unison’s easement and network property processes to assure the attainment of suitable property rights for their network assets and compliant operation under these.

You will manage easements and other property rights, including preparation of easement/licencing documentation, supporting/undertaking negotiations, registration and maintenance, and liaising with external legal service providers. In addition, you will provide advice to your colleagues regarding Unison’s property requirements, rights and obligations.

This is definitely a role that you can make your own and stretch to meet your talents. For the more experienced and qualified applicants, the opportunity exists to add value, particularly in the provision of legal property advice to the Unison Group, as well as advising on Unison’s planning and environmental requirements.

Key skills, experience and qualifications required for this role include:

  • Possess relevant experience in easement and property law-related fields
  • Possess sound knowledge of property rights including easements and licencing arrangements
  • Solid commercial awareness / acumen
  • Effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly organised, systematic in your approach
  • Possess a relevant qualification in Law or Property; or be a qualified Legal Executive

In return for the above, you will have the opportunity to build your career with one of Hawke’s Bay’s leading employers. Along your journey with the Unison team, you’ll be well supported by an engaged leadership team, where fresh thinking and innovation is encouraged.

Unison are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. As a valued Unison team member, you will receive ongoing training and career development opportunities as well as a host of benefits including great remuneration, health insurance and subsidies in order to enjoy an active and healthy Hawke’s Bay lifestyle.

Please apply below, attaching your CV and Cover Letter, or call Ian Beattie of Pipeline Recruitment on (06) 835-4550 for a confidential discussion.

Applications close 4:00pm Tuesday 4 October 2022. We may commence interviews prior to this, so please act now!


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