About the role: 

The primary focus of the Project Lead is to oversee and hold responsibility for the day-to- day operational management of the Te Hiku Group Employer Programme led by Te Rūnanga o Te Rarawa, within the constraints of pre-set budgets, policies and guidelines. The main goal of the 12- month Group Employment Programme is to provide an opportunity for approximately 20 kaingaki kāri (participants) to be trained in areas that will give them the life skills and knowledge necessary for the workforce, and a pathway into employment within the Te Hiku Horticulture industry. 

The Ideal candidate will have a strong track record with the following skills, experience and qualities:

* Have proven relationships with industry training providers and employers.
* Proven experience in a project management role, particularly within a similar environment.
* Proven experience working in operational leadership within the commercial business space.
* Strong administrative skills, including the ability to articulate complex ideas and concepts.
* Exceptional communication skills – both written and oral.
* Excellent ability to develop and maintain relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.
* An understanding of Te Reo me ōna Tikanga Māori as relevant to local Hapū / Māori
communities, and experience working at an iwi, hapū and whānau level.
* A strong passion for iwi development.

Download Project Lead Application Pack Here.


Email to apply. Applications close Wednesday, 24 February 2021