Auckland City, 1010Unique opportunity to manage John Lysaght BuildingGridAKL a community where innovation thrivesBring your special spark!He angitūtanga : The opportunityGridAKL is ATEED’S innovation campus based in Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter.
GridAKL seeks to inspire an entrepreneurial spirit, grow innovative businesses, create jobs, and enrich the innovation community for Auckland’s economic future.
An Auckland that thrives on innovation will foster businesses, attract and nurture talent and have a rich and diverse culture flush with creative ideas.
GridAKL is a community which offers support and resources to StartUps and SMEs, helping them to prosper on their entrepreneurial journey.
We have an exciting opportunity for GridAKL Start-Up Hub Manager to join our vibrant team! Managing the John Lysaght Building, you will be responsible for working with the management team to develop the future strategy of GridAKL / Lysaght Building ensuring that this strategic direction is in line with GridAKL purpose and vision.
You will ensure GridAKL / Lysaght building is maintained and operated to a high standard and that the Lysaght StartUp community is happy and thriving.
This includes operational and finance management alongside programme and event management of the facility.Please note this is a fixed term role until 31st December 2020.
He kōrero mōu : About youWith a strong passion for entrepreneurial spirit and growing innovative businesses, you will bring prior experience in working with communities in a co-
workspace or similar relevant experience locally or internationally. Programme management, financial and budget management experience will be ideal.
Preferably, you will have developed and maintained an awareness of entrepreneurs, startups, SMEs, national and multinational companies, research institutes and everyone in between.
A strong relationship builder and real people person, you will bring prior experience of building positive collaborative relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders.
You’ll be a confident communicator with the ability to build and maintain relationships and influence outcomes collaboratively.
With no two days the same, you will have a degree of dexterity that will allow you to juggle multiple tasks.Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What we offerA home for creative, fresh thinking in the heart of Auckland city, GridAKL provides the space, support, inspiration and community needed for a strong and vibrant innovation culture.
A place of discovery, GridAKL showcases and celebrates ideas which may impact positive change for our communities and our world at large.
If you feel you can contribute to this outcome through your experience, excitement, and ingenuity please take up our invitation to apply.
We’ve got big goals and we are looking for that special spark that will add to our team and help drive meaningful outcomes for Aucklanders.
Join us and have the satisfaction of knowing you’re making a real difference to Auckland’s people, and economic development.
For a confidential discussion or a detailed position description, please contact Rennie Sharma, Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant rennie.
sharma aucklandcouncil.govt.nzApplications close 31st October 2019.Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.
If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.