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Get your development right from the start – consult with our team of experts. We work hard to ensure you maximise profit and create a quality development. Our land development team will take you through each stage of the process, and ensure you’re kept in the loop along the way.

  • ANDREW MARKS

  • ANNA BENSEMANN

    ANNA BENSEMANN

    MARLBOROUGH DIRECTOR

    Anna is the director of our Marlborough office and has over 10 years’ experience at the top of
    the South Island. Having previously worked for Federated Farmers as well as a range of
    planning firms in Marlborough and Canterbury, she has experience in a wide range of rural,
    urban and coastal projects and brings a high level of planning skills to any resource consent
    application. Anna has written and presented papers to the New Zealand Planning Institute and
    currently she writes planning articles for regional papers, known locally as “Anna the Planner”.

     

  • ELAINE LI

  • JOHN FERGUSON

    JOHN FERGUSON

    DIRECTOR

    Originally a planner for the Manakau City Council, John’s career started over 15 years ago and
    has seen him move from the North Island to Christchurch where he started Baseline Group
    (formerly Baseline Planning).

  • SEAN MONAGHAN

  • MADU KANDAMI

  • CRAIG TINKLER

  • SALLY ELFORD

  • HAYLEY STIELLER

  • SCOTT MANYWEATHERS

  • LAUREN TAYLOR

  • ADRIANNE TISCH

  • JAMES HOPKINS

  • JEFF IRVING

    JEFF IRVING

    DIRECTOR

    Having graduated from Otago University with his Bachelor of Surveying, Jeff’s career spans
    over 25 years and has provided the extensive surveying, land law and land development
    knowledge that allows him to further extend the capability of Baseline Group. During the
    Landonline modifications to plan generation and layout, Jeff was the New Zealand Institute of
    Surveyors representative for the design, review and user acceptance testing. He has also been
    a member of the LINZ enhancement prioritisation panel in the past. Currently an examiner for
    spatial measurement on the Survey & Spatial NZ Admissions Panel, Jeff is also a keen adopter
    of new technology; having been the signing surveyor on the world’s first end to end electronic
    transaction for survey and title registration.

  • MIKE VINCENT

  • ANDREW LEDINGHAM

  • CLAYTON FAIRBAIRN

    CLAYTON FAIRBAIRN

    DIRECTOR

    With 20 years’ experience as an engineer, a huge amount of Clayton’s experience is in the land
    development field; where he can focus his particular interest in coming up with innovative
    solutions to civil engineering and stormwater problems. Adept in designing services for
    subdivisions and commercial developments, he takes pride in his ability to find room for the
    remaining infrastructure required after construction and carparks have filled a site.

  • WANT TO JOIN THE TEAM?


    CONTACT US AT:

    info@blg.nz

    0800 BLG 123

Brand and Marketing Manager (Part Time)

Baseline Group are a multi-discipline land development consultancy, providing planning, surveying and civil engineering consultancy services across New Zealand, mainly focusing on the South Island. We have been around for over three decades, previously known as Clark Land Surveyors and Baseline Planning. About two years ago we united our services and experience to become Baseline Group, a consulting firm with significant experience in all forms of land development.

We require our brand to be recognisable, up to date and exciting to customers. To achieve this, we seek a Brand and Marketing Manager to raise our visibility and profile within our target audience, as well as encourage interaction and communication from these people as new or repeat customers. This will be achieved utilising the delivery of consistent, integrated messaging and branding to our customers across all media platforms and through a variety of campaigns.

Our Brand and Marketing Manager be responsible for:
• Creating and developing various campaigns across print, radio and online platforms.
• Managing marketing campaigns to ensure that products and services meet customers’ expectations and to build the credibility of our brand.
• Enhancing our existing brand and identifying opportunities to enhance our presence in the market.
• Overseeing the management of our social media platforms, to ensure these create a connection and engagement with our brand.
• Carrying out market research in order to keep up to date with customer trends, as well as trying to predict future market trends.
• Analysing the success of marketing campaigns and creating reports to present to the Board of Directors on a regular basis.
• Supervising all forms of marketing to maintain consistency in branding.
• Determining the need for, and organising, promotional events.

The suitable candidate will have:
• Relevant experience in a similar role.
• Demonstrable understanding of our potential and existing customers and their needs.
• Creativity within the role to allow us to constantly stay ahead of our competition.
• Ability to prioritise and deliver in a timely manner.
• Willingness to continuously learn and develop, and remain up-to-date with emerging trends and technology

This is a part time role, with 12 – 20 hours available per week. There is the potential for the role to grow in time, as it develops. We offer a competitive salary for the position, that will be tailored to suit the successful applicant’s experience and hours or work.

Please submit your CV and a cover letter to hayley@blg.nz

Survey Technician

Established in Christchurch over 30 years ago, the Practice that is now Baseline Group is a medium sized multi-disciplinary practice who pride ourselves on cost-effective and pro-active solutions to land development, surveying planning and engineering projects. We are comfortable working closely with all manner of allied professions and trades and are able to quickly and concisely communicate consultancy advice and information to all parties.

With offices in Christchurch, Marlborough and Central Otago, we have projects all over New Zealand, including the Chatham Islands. We are seeking a Survey Technician to join our busy Christchurch office. This is a position involving all types of surveys, including land transfer, engineering set-out and as-builts, topographic mapping and laser scanning. You will have access to modern GPS, Robotic Total Station and surveying software.

The successful applicant will possess the following skills:
· Experience in the New Zealand Land Transfer System.
· Experience in post-quake Christchurch a strong advantage.
· A knowledge of 12d, landonline and Autocad software.
· Ability to work well within a team environment.
· Strong written and verbal communication skills.
· A clean drivers licence.
· A desire to be a part of an energising and social office.

In return, we offer a competitive package including professional memberships and other benefits.
All applications, including a full curriculum vitae and covering letter, will be treated in the strictest of confidence and should be directed to – hayley@blg.nz

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Graduate Planner – 12 month Maternity Cover

Baseline Group are a multi-discipline land development consultancy, providing planning, surveying and civil engineering consultancy services across New Zealand, mainly focusing on the South Island. We have been around for over three decades, previously known as Clark Land Surveyors and Baseline Planning. About two years ago we united our services and experience to become Baseline Group, a consulting firm with significant experience all forms of land development.

Our planning team prepares and processes resource consent applications, prepares plan change applications, provides expert evidence at hearings, and generally provides District Plan help and advice to all manner of land developers, large and small.

This is a great opportunity to progress your career and develop your existing skills in a 12 month contract role (with a possibility of becoming permanent).

Please submit your CV and a cover letter to hayley@blg.nz

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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