Regional Manager South
NZ Ministry for Primary Industries
Wellington City, NZ
4d ago
source : Jobnos

E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga iwi o te motu, tena koutou katoa!

We have an exciting opportunity within our Māori Agribusiness Directorate for a Regional Manager to lead and manage MPIs regional engagement with Māori landowners, building and sustaining strong relationships and engagement with Māori, iwi, hapu and key MPI stakeholders.

The Māori Agribusiness Directorate sits within Agriculture & Investment Services Business Unit, which works to create a thriving and sustainable future for farmers, growers, primary industries, and rural communities.

It also cares for the health and well-being of animals.

This is a key role, where you will be drawing on all of your relationship management, partnership, and stakeholder engagagement skills.

The role is diverse and will see you engaging with Maori landowners, providing advice to Ministers and working collaboratively across multiple Government agencies, including Te Puni Kokiri, Te Tumu Paeroa, Manaaki Whenua, and AgResearch.

We are looking for people who have the following background and experience :

  • A sound understanding of the practical implications of Māori land legislation, and the realities of Māori land management and development.
  • A strong track record of working with iwi / hapu / Māori and delivering results.
  • Proven experience leading high performing teams.
  • Proven ability to manage complex relationships.
  • A well-developed understanding of nga tikanga me nga kaupapa Māori and the Treaty of Waitangi, and how these affect landowners' aspirations.
  • If you have project / programme management experience and a sound knowledge of the prior sector and farming management practices that would be an added bonus.

    There is some flexibility around where this role is located.

    To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here.

    How to Apply Me pēhea te tuku tono

    To view the position description and / or apply for the role please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB or visit the MPI Careers Site to submit your Cover Letter and CV.

    For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.

    For detailed information on this role please refer to the position description or contact michelle.pearson Applications close 22 September 2019.

    To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.

    The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity.

    Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career here in NZ and internationally.

    We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.

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