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Chief Executive

Chief Executive

Chief Executive

Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki

Closing Date : 24 Jan 2020

  • Lead cultural, social, commercial and environmental initiatives
  • Values driven, strategic leadership
  • Inaugural position

Following its Treaty Settlement in July 2018, Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki Trust is entering a new era in its history.  Building on a clear sense of identity, values and purpose, the assets will be managed to ensure long term prosperity for the Trust whānau.  With a portfolio including land at Te Naupata Musick Point, Motutapu Island, Maungarei, Torpedo Bay, Papakura and several school sites, the opportunity for effective value creation and economic development is considerable.

The iwi is now seeking to appoint an inaugural Chief Executive. Reporting to the iwi trust board, you will work with the various entities within the iwi to both further develop and deliver the strategy across all four pou - cultural, social, environmental and commercial.  You will lead a small, growing team and will be based in Clevedon.

To succeed as the Chief Executive you will be an experienced business leader, with well-rounded commercial and people management skills.  You will have demonstrated your ability to work closely with governance boards, and work both strategically and operationally to ensure Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki’s aspirations are delivered upon.  You will have worked in or alongside kaupapa Māori organisations and have strong capability in te reo Māori me ona tikanga.  Most importantly, you will possess not only a strong head for business, but a true social conscience and commitment to the kaupapa of iwi development for Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki.

For a confidential discussion please call Amy Tea on 027 435 3000 or Jo Bell on 021 173 3523 or email for more information.  To apply please send your cover letter and CV to  Applications close on Friday 24 January 2020.

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