Settlement Endowments Manager

Ngāi Tahu Holdings

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Canterbury

Permanent / Full Time

Kia hiwa rā! 

We are seeking a talented Settlement Endowments Manager to join Ngāi Tahu Holdings. 

Ngāi Tahu Holdings is transforming the delivery of corporate services by implementing a shared services support model for the group. This will see you working within a professional community of like-minded specialists to support a diverse range of businesses. Our objectives for the centralised support model are a superior service culture and excellence in service delivery.

Reporting to the General Manager - Investment you will be responsible for identifying and leveraging Ngāi Tahu endowments in a manner consistent with Te Rūnanga Group objectives and the investment strategy. You will be working closely with executive leadership across Ngāi Tahu Holdings, Business Units and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and providing support to decision-making. This is an exciting opportunity to influence our new ways of working, ensure service excellence to our customers and ultimately deliver value to Ngāi Tahu whānui. 

Ngāi Tahu Holdings is the wholly-owned investment company of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu. Through the management of capital investment and operating a portfolio of commercial entities including Tourism, Seafood, Property, Farming, Forestry and Honey we have the collective responsibility to protect and grow the Ngāi Tahu tribal pūtea and Settlement assets for future generations "Mō tātou, ā, mō kā uri ā muri ake nei" (for us and our children after us).

We are looking for a talented and driven individual with:

  • At least 7 years' previous leadership experience in managing multi-functional relationships
  • Strategic leadership experience in a role that encompasses stakeholder engagement and business development
  • A detailed knowledge of the Ngāi Tahu Claims Settlement Act (1998)
  • A proven ability to establish and manage effective relationships
  • Prior experience of financial or business case modelling and investment support
  • Knowledge of Ngāi Tahu tribal structures and an awareness of and affinity for the needs and aspirations of Ngāi Tahu whānui
  • Familiarity with the Treaty of Waitangi and its application to the work of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu.
  • Demonstrated ability to build productive relationships with Ngāi Tahu whānau, hapū and iwi.
  • Active acknowledgement and demonstration of tikanga and te reo Māori within professional and personal lives.

In return we offer: 

In return we offer a unique opportunity to work for a thriving iwi organisation. We pride ourselves on being a values-led organisation, investing in the professional development of our employees alongside offering cultural development opportunities. You will have a unique opportunity to strengthen your understanding of te reo Māori and tikanga.  We support the development of cultural confidence and provide a safe and supportive learning environment for kaimahi.

Click here to apply or for confidential enquiries, please contact Anteisha O'Connell on 

Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!

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Posted on

Monday 27 Jul 2020

Closes on

13 Aug 2020 23:55


Accounting, Executive and General Management, Finance

Work type(s)

Permanent full-time

More details (document)

July 2020 - Settlement Endowments Manager PD.pdf


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