Natural Resources Manager

About the business
The Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board administers Taupō Waters on behalf of and for the benefit of present and future generations of Ngāti Tūwharetoa and is committed to maintaining and enhancing the health and wellbeing of Taupō Waters.

About the role
This is a unique management and leadership role whose primary focus is to ensure the Trust Board's statutory and fiduciary responsibilities, as it pertains to Taupo Waters and the Upper Waikato River will be met and implemented to a high-standard. It will require strong relationships with central and local government in the development of policies or legislation that impact on Trust Board's core responsibilities.

This high-performing role will also require the development and execution of a wide-range of environmental projects that are focussed on improving the state of current environment. As such, the Manager will be expected to provide professional and technical advice and support to the Trust Board in the formulation of strategies, policies and initiatives.

Skills and experience
Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Manager will be expected to provide inspirational and professional leadership of the Natural Resources team and monitor and advocate for the improvement of the health and use of Taupo Waters and the Upper Waikato River and their respective catchments.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have:
- Proven senior management experience in a resource management.
- Experience working for Ngati Tuwharetoa or another iwi organisation.
- Excellent relationship management and networking abilities.
- Well developed written and oral communication skills and the ability to think strategically.
- Good analytical and research capabilities.

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Applications Close: Monday, 14 January 2019 @ 12:00 pm.