Tumuaki / General Manager

Te Āwhina Marae

  • Nelson-Tasman

Tumuaki / General Manager
Āwhi mai, Āwhi atu 

  • Motueka Based
  • Leadership Position
  • Management of operations, strategy and projects. 

Te Āwhina Marae is a living, thriving, and enduring Marae for the whānau, hapū and iwi of Motueka.

Te Āwhina Marae is located proudly beneath our mountains, Tū Ao Wharepapa and Pukeone, situated beside the Motueka River.  Te Ātiawa and Ngāti Rārua are the mana whenua Iwi of Te Āwhina Marae.  The hapū are Ngāti Turangāpeke, Ngāti Pareteata and Puketapu.

Te Āwhina Marae are seeking a Tumuaki with excellent interpersonal, leadership and operational skills.  You will bring your ability to manage relationships and projects to contribute to a thriving and successful Marae, embracing all people under tīkanga Māori.

Your humility and ability to engage with people will compliment your authentic leadership style to lead in a tika, pono and aroha way.  You will be an excellent communicator, with the ability to establish trusting relationships.

You will ensure that the Marae operations are effective to provide manaakitanga and opportunities for hāpu/community development within Motueka as well as ensuring the protection and enhancement of the cultural, spiritual and physical taonga of Te Āwhina under the mana of the iwi, Ngāti Rārua and Te Ātiawa.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Te Reo, kawa me ona tikanga, is desirable.
  • Demonstrated relationships and networks with mana whenua Iwi o te Tau Ihu and maata waka. 
  • The ability to lead a small effective team.
  • Capability to plan, implement and manage projects, formulate effective strategies, access funding and deliver against financial, environmental, social and cultural objectives.
  • The ability to source information, identify needs, and deliver results.
  • A commitment to excellence.
  • Excellent relationship management skills and engagement strategies with varying audiences.
  • Ideally, experience in IT, financial and operational capabilities.

If you are looking for a position that is committed to improving whānau, hapū and community then apply for this opportunity now.

For confidential enquiries, please contact Chan Collin 0275 401 027 or Sacha MacDonald 027 386 9288 or alternatively you may apply with your cover letter and resume via https://recruit.chillifactor.co.nz/jobs/view?id=7236

All enquiries and applications will be treated in strict confidence.

Applications close: 28th Mahuru 2020


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