This Organisation structure chart below shows the group and unit structure of Christchurch City Council. This includes General Managers and Unit Managers.
Services provided by Christchurch City Council to the general public.
City Environment Group
The City Environment Group is responsible for running the infrastructure of Christchurch City Council.
The City Environment Group consists of three units:
Community Services Group
- Transport and Greenspace
- City Water and Waste
- Civil Defence and Emergency Management.
The Community Services Group provides services to local communities which contribute to the social wellbeing and quality of life of Christchurch residents. This includes:
Regulation and Democracy Services Group
The Regulation and Democracy Group consists of:
- Legal Services
- Democracy Services
- Environmental Policy and Approvals
- Inspections and Enforcement.
As part of the system of local government, the Council provides a wide range and variety of services to the people and communities of Christchurch. The Council's organisational structure is divided into a number of business units, enabling effective delivery of these services.
This comprises the Executive Team and their support staff. The Executive Team includes the Chief Executive, General Managers of City Environment, Community Services, Corporate Services, Human Resources, Public Affairs, Regulation and Democracy Services, Strategy and Planning and Capital Programme.
Human Resources Group
Provides policy, advice and information to all groups/units in the areas of recruitment, employee relations, performance, management, development and training, and health and safety.
Capital Programme Group
The Capital Programme Group oversees the entire capital programme and delivers a large share of the programme which is predominantly infrastructure based work such as street renewals and recreation and sports facilities. The Capital Programme Group consists of five business units, that provide a shared service to Council for the delivery of capital programme projects as well as providing support to other groups with specialist and technical services as required.
Corporate Services Group
This group provides a range of shared services to other groups and units within the Council. These include: financial, information technology and support services, rates and funding advice and business improvement advice.
Public Affairs Group
The Public Affairs Group consists of four main units providing support to the organisation and our customers.
- Marketing Unit (including marketing services, civic and international relations, production and distribution, events development and production)
- Communications unit (including external communications, internal communications, 'Our City O-Tautahi' venue and gallery)
- Customer Services Unit (including the customer call centre and the service centres across the City and Banks Peninsula)
- Consultation Unit.
The Executive Team
The Executive Team's primary role is to ensure effective and efficient management of the Council as a whole and to provide advice to elected members. The Executive Team consists of the Chief Executive and his direct management reports. The Executive Team meets every week, normally on Monday afternoon and is supported by the Senior Managers.
The Executive Team is:
- Jane Parfitt, Acting Chief Executive
- Kevin Locke, General Manager Capital Programme
- Terry Howes, Acting General Manager City Environment
- Michael Aitken, General Manager Community Services
- Diane Brandish, Acting General Manager Corporate Services
- Chris Till, General Manager Human Resources
- Lydia Aydon, General Manager Public Affairs
- Michael Theelen, General Manager Strategy and Planning.
- Jane Parfitt, Acting General Manager Regulation and Democracy Services
- Building Control and Rebuild