Kaiwhakahaere Kaupapa (Project Coordinator) Position

 Project Coordination • Hawke’s Bay based • Full time  12 month fixed term

• Exciting projects • working to deadlines • new position

The Trust is looking for a Kaiwhakahaere Kaupapa to support the successful delivery of initiatives of the Trust, through the provision of project coordination and administration duties.  This role is also responsible for providing project, logistical and general coordination support with the Kaiwhakahaere Matua (General Manager / GM).  This relates to the focus area of the Trust: Kia rīrā te Pā kai ngā rekereke – Strong Culture, Reo & Marae, Building a proud, vibrant & modern Marae.

This newly created role would suit an experienced Project Coordinator who is comfortable working to deadlines and pressure, managing internal and external relationships whilst reading and interpreting complex technical reports.

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • Well-developed project coordination skills with a practical approach and administrative support experience in maintaining project plans.
  • A proven track record as a Project Coordinator within a reasonably sized and complex business.
  • Project coordination skills, including Project Management tools (Gantt Charts, Risk Matrix, Budgets etc).
  • Knowledge of research and funding environments.
  • Experience in producing reports, status updates and other project outputs.
  • Ability to read, interpret & critique documentation, advice and information from project consultants, experts, advisors and subcontractors etc.
  • Attention to detail and ability to analyse complex technical advice, maps, pictures, diagrams, plans and detailed drawings.
  • Ability to work autonomously and with initiative.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills, with a proactive a can-do attitude and proactive work ethic.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Sound understanding of Tikanga Māori and some proficiency in Te Reo Māori is an advantage.

The role is based in Napier, where some evening and weekend work will be required, including some regular scheduled evening hui.  Applicants must have verifiable work rights and eligibility to work in New Zealand.

For more detailed information and to apply, please ring Michelle de Beer on 021 798882 or for a position description please click here.

Applications, accompanied by a cover letter & current CV, are to be emailed to ShauniC@svs.co.nz

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