General Manager

Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua Limited

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Canterbury
  • Deliver Commercial Outcomes with Intergenerational
  • Diverse Investment Portfolio
  • South Canterbury Based

Ko wai Mātou - Who We Are

Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua Limited is the company managing assets for the benefit of Arowhenua Rūnanga and hapū associated with, and connected to, the takiwā. The Company encompasses broad commercial activities incorporating water schemes, commercial property, investment funds, nurseries and land holdings. 
Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua Limited has steadily grown its asset base for future generations and is looking to leverage their strong foundation to further develop the aspirations of Arowhenua Rūnanga, ensuring they meet the current and future needs of their community.
For more information on Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua please visit:  
Whai waahi - The Opportunity

Based at Arowhenua Marae in Temuka, and reporting to the Board with principal reporting to the Independent Chair, you will lead a team of up to 30 dedicated members from the hapū and wider community. You will have oversight and management of all commercial activities of the company, including the Rūnanga's financial and investment interests, identifying strategic development and partnership opportunities while ensuring that future generations have a place that honours the unique history of the region and preserves the cultural practices and beliefs of Kāti Huirapa.
In addition, you will work in close collaboration with the Marae Manager to support the executive committee and the future strategic direction of Kāti Huirapa.
He kōrero mōu - About you

You will be an experienced and strategic executive, who can proactively manage all aspects of the commercial, financial and project-based requirements of the role while ensuring strategic opportunities of Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua are identified and effectively captured. Key skills to succeed in the role will include:

  • Demonstrated experience in the development of business cases with successful outcomes
  • Previous investment analysis experience
  • Strong financial management skills
  • Proven experience in leading a team
  • Experience working in a kaupapa Māori environment, or a willingness to work in a Kaupapa Māori environment
  • Existing business networks that can be leveraged

Me pēhea te tono mai - How to apply
If you are drawn by this unique opportunity apply now by submitting your cover letter and CV by clicking on the appropriate ‘Apply’ button. Initial confidential enquiries are welcome by phoning Nick Carter on 027 591 3422 or Odette Shearer on 021 270 8657
Applications close 5pm Monday 29 July 2024


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