Kaihautū Director Ngā Whenua Rāhui
Department of Conservation
Wellington, New Zealand
16h ago
  • Contribute to te kaupapa, helping Papatūānuku Thrive
  • Make a practical difference for indigenous biodiversity
  • Support Māori landowners exercise their rangatiratanga
  • Looking for an opportunity to support Māori landowners to protect indigenous biodiversity on their land? This role is for you.

    Ngā Whenua Rāhui was established in 1991 and continues to grow from strength to strength. As the Kaihautū you will be working with Māori landowners, the Ngā Whenua Rāhui Kōmiti appointed by the Minister of Conservation, the Deputy Director-General Kahui Kaupapa Atawhai, Te Papa Atawhai and many other colleagues within government and in the community.

    You will lead a team of dedicated kaimahi, passionate about making a practical difference today that will be beneficial for tomorrow.

    This role is demanding, yet very rewarding. Each year you will see the fruits of your labour that strengthens Māori landowners to exercise their rangatiratanga.

    We are looking for candidates who have

  • A deep understanding of the Māori landowner context, environment and complexities of Māori land ownership, management and long-term stewardship
  • A track record as a strategic leader, able to lead effectively in circumstances of complexity and ambiguity and demonstrate whole of system thinking
  • Effective people management experience, skilled at inspiring, motivating and directing teams operating across multiple locations
  • Fluency in Te Reo Māori me ōna tikanga is preferred
  • For an initial conversation, please email amy amytea.co.nz

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