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Vacancies

Piki mai ki te waka e kōkiri ai a Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei ki ngā taumata tiketike.

We welcome your interest to work with us.

Current Vacancies.

Raukura Toko Tāngata (Business Development Lead) - Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Māia Ltd

Raukura Toko Tāngata (Business Development Lead)

THE ROLE.

Our goal for our whānau is that our babies will be loved and nurtured; our children will be strong and happy; our rangatahi will be able to stand tall and proud; our parents will be well, confident, and connected; and our older people will be able to enjoy life in comfort, companionship, and inclusion.  Our people are at the heart of the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei future.

To execute that vision we are looking for a Business Business Development Lead position is to work alongside the Employment Development Lead to establish the Toi Pākihi strand of the Oha Hub. The Business Development Lead will establish a framework to best support our Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei whānau Enterprise group.

This position requires you to have a clear understanding of the purpose of Toi Pākihi to then execute the best support mechanisms to gain the desired outcomes for the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei (NWŌ). 

This role will require the lead to help with the opportunities pipeline, the access to capital policy and how to build the supply of SME’s. 

Our Ideal candidate: 

  • The ability to programme development, with proven track record of execution
  • Experience in establishing, developing, and implementing operational programs
  • Understand a Business
  • Leadership qualities
  • Relationship driven
  • High EQ
  • Experience working with iwi
  • Strong network across industries and sectors
  • Committed to growing te reo Māori capability
  • Relevant tertiary qualification is a bonus

To apply for this role, you can submit your CV and Cover Letter through Seek.

Applications close on Sunday the 18th of August 2021 at 5 pm. 

To request a position description or for any patai regarding the role, contact Leanne Fasavalu on 09 3361670  or email hr@nwo.iwi.nz.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Whānau Relationship Kaiārahi - Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Māia Ltd

Whānau Relationship Kaiārahi

THE ROLE.

The Whānau Relationship Kaiārahi is an integral member of the Business Intelligence team. This team is a part of the Collective Impact team. Engagement, relationship management and administration are key activities of the Whānau Relationship Kaiārahi. 

The kaimahi will ensure that all whānau queries are followed up in a timely fashion; and will provide the Collective Impact team with key administrative support to ensure projects are delivered to schedule. The Whānau Relationship Kaiārahi is a superstar at communicating that has high attention to detail. The kaimahi is also highly adaptable to all situations.

This role is fixed term for two years.

The Collective Impact team’s focus is creating impact at scale through internal and external collaboration. This role shall employ new ways of thinking, fresh approaches and innovative programmes to empower the descendants of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, that align with the organisation’s aspirations and strategies.
 

Summary of key responsibilities:

  • Record all minutes and actions from each project meeting.
  • Provide project support of key activities for the Collective Impact team.
  • Maintain detailed project schedules to ensure delivery is in accordance with the projected plan.
  • Provide overall backbone support to all Collective Impact projects to ensure they are moving to schedule.
  • Respond to all enquiries about Collective Impact projects in a timely fashion.
  • Record any updates about whānau information to support the Business Intelligence Analyst.
  • Ensure the integrity of the organisation and projects are maintained when engaging with stakeholders.
  • Grow and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders, namely whānau.
  • Maintain positive and professional written and verbal communication at all times.

Person specifications/Skills:

  • Has highly effective communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Has a desire to grow their understanding of Te Ao Māori and te reo Māori.
  • Has a great track record of engaging with a range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable strength in administrative, organisational skills.
  • Ability to write, structure and present effective documents that highlight key action points.
  • Has a high degree of attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and respond to changing priorities, maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Kaupapa driven and solution orientated.
  • Excellent ability to adhere to deadlines and provide quality service.
  • Experience with Office 365 Suite

To apply for this role, you can submit your CV and Cover Letter through Seek.

Applications close Wednesday 18 August 2021.

To request a position description or for any pātai regarding the role, contact Leanne Fasavalu on 09 3361670  or email hr@nwo.iwi.nz.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Rakura Atawhai - Policy Analyst - Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Māia Ltd

Rakura Atawhai – Policy Analyst

THE ROLE.

Our goal for our whānau is that our babies will be loved and nurtured; our children will be strong and happy; our rangatahi will be able to stand tall and proud; our parents will be well, confident, and connected; and our older people will be able to enjoy life in comfort, companionship, and inclusion.  Our people are at the heart of the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei future.

To execute that vision we are looking for a Raukura Atawhai – Policy Analyst who will provide technical expertise to support and guide our engagement with government environmental policy initiatives at the local, regional and national levels, as well as significant kaupapa such as the  Resource Management Reform and 3 Waters Reform programmes. This role will also be leading the development of our policy positions to guide Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei groups activities in relation to environmental matters.

The role will be guided by the Pou Atawhai and will require close liaison with other technical specialists and cultural heritage experts across Toi Taiao, Whai Maia and the other arms of the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei group (Whai Rawa, the Trust Office and the Marae). 

Our Ideal candidate: 

  • degree and/or significant experience in a related environmental field.
  • at least 3 years experience in policy analysis
  • commitment to the vision and mātāpono of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei
  • understanding of relevant legislation
  • policy and analytical skills
  • showing fresh thinking and a focus on continuous improvement
  • ability to build trust and maintain strong relationships
  • passion for Te Ao Māori, the environment and Tikanga Māori
  • an understanding and willingness to continue learning Te Reo Māori.
  • experience in water management/policy an advantage

To apply for this role, you can submit your CV and Cover Letter through Seek.

Applications close on Sunday the 15th of August 2021 at 5 pm. 

To request a position description or for any pātai regarding the role, contact Leanne Fasavalu on 09 3361670  or email hr@nwo.iwi.nz.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Administration Technical Support - Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Māia Ltd

Administration Technical Support

THE ROLE.

Our goal for our whānau is that our babies will be loved and nurtured; our children will be strong and happy; our rangatahi will be able to stand tall and proud; our parents will be well, confident, and connected; and our older people will be able to enjoy life in comfort, companionship, and inclusion.  Our people are at the heart of the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei future.

To execute that vision we are looking for an Administration Technical Support to provide support to the Toi Taiao unit. The units focus is ensuring that Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei ahikā is represented throughout Te Puru o Tāmaki (Central Isthmus) through cultural and environmental advocacy at a kaitiaki level. 

The core functions of duties includes: 

  •  The administration of the central Toi Taiao inbox to identify opportunities. 
  • Establish Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei interests and manage accordingly. In particular, the reviewing 
  • Categorizing of incoming requests, documents, and applications from the council and other agencies. 
  • As well as the opportunity to gain experience supporting Kaitiaki on various projects as required. 

This role may look at overtime transitioning over time from technical support to a kaitiaki position

Experience, Qualifications, and Personal Specification

  • Experience with workflow processing, preferably within a planning or council adjacent environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to follow up on multiple projects
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Able to adapt easily
  • Passion for social change and realizing the aspirations of our whānau
  • Experience in one the following – an advantage
    • Environmental sciences
    • Sustainable practice 
    • Conservation
    • Planning 
    • Culture
    • Design
    • Legal
  • Proficiency in Tikanga Māori and Te Reo Māori – an advantage
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office suite – Essential

To apply for this role, you can submit your CV and Cover Letter through Seek.

Applications close on Sunday the 15th of August 2021 at 5 pm. 

To request a position description or for any pātai regarding the role, contact Leanne Fasavalu on 09 3361670 or email hr@nwo.iwi.nz. We look forward to hearing from you.

Group IT Manager

We are looking for hands-on Group IT Manager to support all parts of the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Group.

You will be responsible for the day to day support, maintenance and security of the Group information systems. Your scope will include responsibility for IT networks, infrastructure, governance and controls, as well as managing relationships with external IT service providers. You will also liaise with kaimahi, Directors and other internal stakeholders within the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Group regarding system performance and the development/improvement of existing systems. This role is all about the ownership of our IT function as our trusted internal advisor, and is an opportunity to work in a true value add environment.

Key accountabilities:

• Contribute to the development of a Group IT strategy and roadmap.

• Identify, scope and lead the delivery of strategic IT projects that aligns with the strategy and roadmap.

• Manage IT Capex and Opex budgets, including project expenditure and reporting.

• Work closely with service providers to ensure cost-effective, reliable and fit for purpose technology service provision in accordance with contract milestones and priorities

• Monitor network utilisation and performance. Implement procedures for network optimisation, reliability, and availability to keep the organisation up and running and protected at all times.

• Lead the management, monitoring and improvement of both existing and new IT processes and projects.

• Champion a best practice IT and cyber security culture across the Group and act as a trusted advisor to all kaimahi and Board members as required.

• Ensure the security of the information systems, tools and infrastructure are compliant and meet legislative requirements.

What we are looking for: Our ideal candidate is a seasoned professional that has not only a technical mindset and approach but a customer/client centric one too. This is a hands-on role. We are looking for someone who is willing to get stuck in and work closely with our kaimahi and service providers on a daily basis and provide clear reporting to senior leadership across the Group. Gaining the buy in from internal and external stakeholders will be critical to your success.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Applications close 5pm, Monday 24 August 2021

Communications Officer - Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Māia

Kaitaunaki Karere – Communications Officer

THE ROLE.

The Communications Officer is a position for a person who has experience in Communications, Content Creation and Marketing. This person will work alongside key teams to develop and implement engaging marketing and content plans to promote programs and events.

We are looking for someone with the ability to work at a fast pace and can adapt quickly to deliver content when needed. The person for this role will also be able to manage themselves, work within a team environment collaboratively as well as be self-directed.

Person Specification

  • Understanding of Te Reo Māori, me ōna Tikanga and application to a Māori organisation and its workforce.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Experience working both independently and, in a team, collaborative environment is essential.
  • Proficient IT skills and knowledge of applications relevant to the role (e.g. Canva & Adobe Suite).
  • Can confidently manage content creation for social media and websites.
  • Confident and self-directed
  • Strong attention to detail

If this sounds like you, apply now via Seek. For further information regarding the role, click here.

Applications close Friday 6 August 2021.

Receptionist - Ōrākei Health

Receptionist

THE ROLE.

We are looking for a superstar receptionist to work with the awesome team at our GP clinic in the Eastridge Mall, Mission Bay. We need someone highly engaged, passionate about patient care, customer-focused, and comfortable in a busy clinic. This is a full-time role and will require you to be flexible with your hours worked.

You will work with the other administrators, nurses, and doctors to deliver a first-class experience.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Experience within an administrative role or a customer-facing role
  • Great customer focus and people skills
  • Highly tech-savvy
  • Clear communication style, both written and verbal
  • Enjoys working as part of a team
  • Experience in Medtech Evolution is an advantage
  • Familiarity with kaupapa Māori an advantage

If this sounds like you, apply now via Seek, For further information regarding the role, please contact Leanne Fasavalu on 09 3361670 or email hr@nwo.iwi.nz.

Applications close Friday 30 July 2021.

EXTERNAL - Kaiārahi / Iwi Health Navigator nib nz limited

Kaiārahi / Iwi Health Navigator – nib nz limited

THE ROLE.

About nib

  • Free health, life, income protection insurance + discounts for family
  • Join a supportive and dedicated team where you can learn
  • Career development
  • Great offices located in Auckland CBD

Here at nib, we pride ourselves on our innovative and passionate approach in offering Kiwis affordable, world-class health insurance. We believe the ‘status quo is death’ – we admire the diversity of thought and seek out people with an intrinsic need to make the world a better place. Health and wellbeing go hand in hand with our future state strategy. Ehara i te toa takitahi (success is not achieved alone) – you will be joining a collaborative, innovative and driven team.

About the role

Do you have strong engagement skills and the ability to nurture meaningful collaborations? Our Member Engagement team is committed to ensuring our iwi members can make the most of their nib health care. Do you have what it takes to support increased access and better experiences in health for iwi?

The key purpose of your role as Kaiārahi / Iwi Health Navigator is to support iwi members covered under nib to better health through assistance with population health programmes, claims uptake and complex claim navigation.

About you:

  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement and communication skills demonstrating empathy and understanding to build relationships of trust and confidence
  • Highly organised, capable of prioritising and managing workload autonomously
  • A methodical and careful approach to issues
  • Cultural competency to enable meaningful engagement with Māori groups, a deep understanding of tikanga and a good knowledge of Te Reo Māori
  • Aware of scope of practice boundaries, comfortable seeking direction and assistance from appropriate sources
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information for patients, team members and your employer
  • Display a positive attitude and is a positive agent for change
  • Work as part of a team and collaborate with co-workers
  • An understanding of nib products
  • A sound level of computer skills, including Microsoft word, PowerPoint and Excel

If you’re ready to step into a role that will challenge and reward you on a daily basis and provide an opportunity to build on your career, then please click here apply today!

We embrace an inclusive working environment. We are LGBTTQIA+ inclusive, and welcome people from diverse backgrounds aiming to create a work environment where employee differences such as age, culture, nationality, accessibility and education are valued to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

nib promotes distributed working for all employees, and encourages both working remotely and in the office. Our new normal requires an appropriate workspace and reliable internet to work remotely. Talk to us to see how we can make this work for you.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Successful applicants will be required to complete a background check (including criminal history check) prior to commencement of employment.

www.nib.co.nz

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EXTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES

Check out the External Mahi Opportunities below. Whānau members can directly apply or alternately we can support you and guide you through the application process. Contact the team if you are interested – whaimaia@nwo.iwi.nz

EXTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES.

Specialist Māori Heritage – Plans & Places – Auckland Council.

He angitūtanga: The opportunity
This position is integral to the development and support of a kaupapa Māori programme to improve the understanding of Māori Heritage and an appropriate response to its long-term protection and recognition.

Auckland Council has responsibilities to recognise and protect the relationship of Māori and their culture and traditions with their ancestral lands, water, sites, wāhi tapu and other taonga, as well as wider protection of historic heritage.  Council has a high performing team within the Heritage Unit, whose focus is to work with Mana Whenua of Tāmaki Makaurau in the identification and assessment of sites and places of significance and the cultural landscape context in which sites and places are located.  The team provides protection/management recommendations of the sites of significance to Council and where necessary evidence to statutory planning processes. For more info and to apply, click here. 

Applications will close on Sunday, 22nd August 2021.

Kaiārahi / Iwi Health Navigator – nib nz limited.

Do you have strong engagement skills and the ability to nurture meaningful collaborations? Our Member Engagement team is committed to ensuring our iwi members can make the most of their nib health care. Do you have what it takes to support increased access and better experiences in health for iwi?

The key purpose of your role as Kaiārahi / Iwi Health Navigator is to support iwi members covered under nib to better health through assistance with population health programmes, claims uptake and complex claim navigation.

For more info and to apply, click here. 

Te Matakīrea Coordinator – Warren and Mahoney.

We seek a Te Matakīrea Coordinator to provide support and coordination to the Te Matakīrea Lead and the wider team.

YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:

  • Providing administrative support to the Te Matakīrea Lead.
  • Organising meetings, conferences, and events for the overall Te Matakīrea Team.
  • Assisting with monitoring and reporting.
  • Undertaking market research.
  • Working closely with Te Matakīrea Lead(s), Marketing, and the boarder Warren and Mahoney team to support activities around submissions and presentations
  • Assisting in the development and updating of Te Matakīrea related print and digital collaterial.
  • Managing and updating the CRM

For more info & to apply, click here

Multiple Job Opportunities – Epsom Super Vaccination Clinic.

The Epsom SVC clinic is looking for the below roles:

  • Flow Coordinator
  • Hauora Coordinator/Admin

If you are interested, please send your CV to Atakurah@ngatiwhatuaorakei.com

Kaiāwhina ō Rongo – Food Garden Practitioners – Kaipātiki Project.

Kaipātiki Project is a for-purpose, community environmental organisation inspiring people to share in nature’s revival and live lightly on this planet.

The Kaiāwhina ō Rongo – Food Garden Practitioner is a new role designed to support the Teaching Garden Leader to provide community support and on-the-ground delivery. We are growing our response to community, supporting indigenous and other initiatives, and developing enterprise to sustain our practice.

Practical experience in regenerative food growing, greenhouse practice, and maramataka Māori is essential along with demonstrated skills in volunteer engagement, and leading and sharing knowledge with diverse groups. In particular, a commitment to mātauranga Māori and understanding of Hua Parakore is the basis to delivering the role.

Starting at 16 hours per week, this role is a fixed term position to June 2022, with the intention to develop the role further. A copy of the job description is available here.

Please forward your CV, including current referees and a covering letter to operations@kaipatiki.org.nz.

Applications close Saturday, 14 August 2021. 

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