Corporate Services Manager | Poumatua Ratonga Rangapū

Greystone Recruitment
Wellington Central, Wellington
General/Business Unit Manager (CEO & General Management)
Full time

About us:
Te Ohu Kaimoana is an iwi-owned organisation established to protect and enhance the rights and interests of Māori relating to te tino rangatiratanga of our taonga, with a focus on fisheries. Our vision is ‘Thriving whānau determining their relationship with Tangaroa’ and we work with iwi to support whānau so that they can determine a relationship with Tangaroa that is specific to them, to their tikanga, and their future. We are passionate about who we are and the mahi we do.

The role:
Te Ohu Kaimoana are looking for a Corporate Services Manager to join their busy Wellington based office reporting directly to the Chief Executive. This role will be responsible for the overall leadership and strategic operational oversight required for Te Ohu Kaimoana Group to succeed. This will include managing the delivery of key corporate services, building relationships with Board of Directors, Senior executives, Ministers of the Crown, Members of Parliament and NGO Leaders.

This role will tick all your boxes as you draw on your experience and ability to challenge the status quo while running business operations, influencing, negotiating and guiding organisational change.

A little more about the role, you will:

  • Provide strategic and operational advice and support to the Chief Executive, Board and the Risk & Audit Committee; including providing financial updates and continued progress
  • Identify opportunities to build and strengthen Te Ohu Kaimoana and assist the CE to lead and manage organisation change
  • Continuous improvement and an operational risk focus on all systems, processes and reporting
  • Act as the centre of excellence in key corporate functions
  • Grow and build strong external relationships with stakeholders, investment advisors, iwi and hapū
  • Set and maintain clear, iwi focused culture and environment consistent with the values, principles of Te Ohu Kaimoana

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications with a depth of experience in a senior leadership position within a similar role
  • A genuine interest in advancing the interests of iwi individually and collectively
  • Expertise in all areas of business operations, including accounting, strategic planning, HR and general management
  • A pragmatic and solution focused approach with well-developed perceptions
  • Strong knowledge of statutory financial reporting obligations
  • Understanding of Te Reo and ability to operate within a driven Māori organisation, knowledge of tikanga Māori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi will be given preference

What’s in it for you:
You will become a part of the whānau of this close-knit kaupapa Māori organisation that strongly believes in protecting and enhancing the rights of Māori. Other benefits include a generous paid professional development allowance, health insurance and wellness subsidy package, and work-from-home flexibility.
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