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Kaiwhakahaere Hotaka, Kaipātiki (Parakai) - Programme Manager - Part Time

Kaiwhakahaere Hotaka, Kaipātiki (Parakai) - Programme Manager - Part Time

Kaiwhakahaere Hotaka, Kaipātiki (Parakai) - Programme Manager - Part Time

Auckland Council

Closing Date : 24 Oct 2018

  • Project or Programme manager with vision and drive
  • Innovative thinker and problem solver
  • Implement capital development projects and operational programmes 

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Parakai Springs, once a sought after destination, is in need of someone with the vision and drive to restore the whenua, bring life to the community and help highlight the cultural significance of this special site.  Te Poari o Kaipātiki ki Kaipara (formerly the Parakai Recreation Reserve Board), is a co-governance entity that oversees Kaipātiki (formerly the Parakai Recreation Reserve). Te Poari has an ambitious improvement programme in place and needs someone with excellent programme management skills to bring their vision to reality.  You will be happy to work at pace while keeping Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara and the local community involved.

As Kaiwhakahaere Hotaka you will provide advice and direction to Te Poari o Kaipātiki and implement the capital development projects and operational programmes.  You will be specifically accountable for:

  • Understanding and refining the objectives, priorities and deliverables of Te Poari o Kaipātiki ki Kaipara and seeking direction from/providing updates to Te Poari
  • Engaging with Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara hapu, stakeholders and the local community to ensure the improvement programme fosters whanau and community and reflects the cultural identity of Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara
  • Ensuring the design and delivery of a range of projects on time and to budget

He kōrero mōu: About you

You will either know this community well or you will be able to show an affinity with the vision and values associated with Kaipātiki.  We need excellent programme management skills with great accountability for delivering on time and to budget. An innovative thinker and problem solver, you will need to have proven stakeholder engagement experience and excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills. You will be a confident speaker with the ability to build and maintain relationships and influence outcomes collaboratively. It is vital you also have a high standard of written and oral communication skills and strong skills in delivering project documentation.

With substantial experience in project or programme management, including construction, you will have knowledge of current legislation and consenting requirements for environmental and resource management. You will have a background with developing partnerships with iwi and the community.  Competence in Te Reo Māori and Tikanga Māori would be highly regarded.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

This is a fantastic opportunity to make an incredible personal contribution to the Parakai and Kaipara community and play your part in revitalising this special place now and for future generations to come.

It could also be an ideal fit if you are looking for a lifestyle shift or part time opportunity.  We are on the lookout for someone who can give their all for 25-30 hours a week.

Click this link to apply.

Applications close Wednesday, 24th October 2018

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

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