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Finance and Support Services Manager

Finance and Support Services Manager

Finance and Support Services Manager

Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui

Closing Date : 08 Sep 2017

Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui Trust (Ngā Tāngata Tiaki) is the post-settlement governance entity of Whanganui Iwi for the purposes of implementation of the Te Awa Tupua settlement. The settlement accords legal personhood status to the Whanganui River in a world first for a natural resource. Ngā Tāngata Tiaki also holds and administers financial assets worth 90 million dollars which are required to be sustainably managed for the benefit of the uri, whānau and hapu of Whanganui Iwi.

This is an opportunity to step up and let your finance and administrative leadership shine. 

We are searching for a proven business services leader, someone with exceptional skills and experience to perform the role of Finance and Support Services Manager for Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui operations as well as group subsidiaries and companies.

The successful candidate will have:

  • An ability to operate competently in an evolving organisation;
  • Possess sound business judgement and acumen;
  • Be highly familiar with regulation related to financial management and reporting with an understanding of financial markets, products, instruments and intermediaries; and
  • You will possess a tertiary qualification relevant to the finance and accounting fields.

You will also be responsible for the management of administration and finance staff, you will also be an outstanding communicator, someone who has a track record of leadership and relationship management within the iwi/Māori sector or business/finance sectors generally.

The term of the appointment will be confirmed by way of negotiation. 


The General Manager
Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui Trust
PO Box 544 


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