Operations Manager - Puuniu River Care

Posted: 18 Jan 2018
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Te Awamutu
Duration: Permanent - Full time
Start Date: Negotiable
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Are you:

  • Passionate about nature and our waterways
  • Looking for a great leadership role where you can really make a difference
  • Want a role with real worklife balance

Puuniu River Care is an Incorporated Society and Registered Charity that incorporates members from marae along the riverbank.  Their mission is to enhance the taonga within the Puuniu River catchment with a vision of creating safe places, healthy waters and healthy people.

They are looking for an Operations Manager to lead the team in delivering the purpose of the organisation.  As this role works with marae and haapu, it would be beneficial to be confident in Te Reo and Tikanga Maaori, have a real affinity for nature and native species and you’ll need to be happy to roll your sleeves and get stuck into it.

What they are looking for is someone with:

  • strong leadership and management experience
  • a passion for the horticulture industry and restoring and protecting the natural environment
  • a desire to make a real difference for the Puuniu waterways, now and in the future

On offer is the opportunity to lead an initiative with a strong vision and strategy in place, the scope to engage pro-actively with the community, iwi and haapu and the asset of a nursery that supports both plants for food and the propagation of native trees for planting along the awa.  Take a look at Facebook and https://puniuinc.org to see more about what this inspirational organisation is doing.

So if you are ready for a senior leadership role with organisational, co-ordination and influencing skills, click on apply below.