Project Managers

at Te Hiku Iwi Development Trust
Location Kerikeri, New Zealand
Date Posted January 10, 2022
Category Admin and Clerical
Job Type Full-time
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Project Managers Te Hiku Iwi Development Trust location Northland.

Two positions available1 x Permanent Full time Project Manager for the Social, Cultural and Environmental Pou, and 1 x Fixed Term full time Project Manager, 6 months maternity cover, for the Capability Development Pou. Te Hiku ō Te Ika Iwi Development Trust (the Development Trust) is a Charitable Trust formed in 2013 by the Iwi Chairs of Ngāi Takoto, Te Aupōuri and Te Rarawa.

Set up on the cusp of the Treaty settlements, the Development Trust was established as a vehicle to drive collaborative programmes and shared outcomes that Iwi seek collectively. Te Hiku Iwi are working together on the Te Hiku o Ika Iwi - Crown Social Development and Wellbeing Accord to realise their shared vision the communities, whānau, hapu and iwi of Te Hiku o Te Ika are culturally, socially and economically prosperous.Kia whiwhi ngā hapori, whānau, hapū me ngā iwi o Te Hiku o Te Ika i te oranga tonutanga, kai rānea.

We are the systems advocates and activists directly raising the voice of whanau with the agencies of the Crown in order to effect change. The Joint Work Programme (JWP) is one of the fruits of the Social Accord. Locally led, community enabled and culturally supported, the JWP is a co-governance, shared decision-making model between Iwi and the Crown.

The Project Manager position the purpose of the position is to develop and coordinate key projects throughout various areas of the Joint Work Programme to a high standard – within budget and scope.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following attributes a relevant tertiary qualification and/or 5-7 years’ experience in a Project Manager role or similar (preferably in the social, housing, education, or economic sector). Analytical thinking ability and innovation. Proven experience in a complex, agile, and ever-changing organisation. Complex problem solving.

Practical knowledge of Te Reo and tikanga Maori. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Is approachable and clearly conveys information and ideas to individuals or groups in a manner that shows respect, invites response , feedback, and accountability.  Strong organisational skills, specifically attention to detail and multi-tasking.