Operations Manager Ngāti Porou (Fixed Term) at Department of Conservation, Ruatoria
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Significant role in the revitalisation of the Raukūmara
- Indigenous community-led conservation approach
- Partnership and collaboration focus
- Ideally based in Te Araroa or Ruatoria
About the role
This is currently a 19 month role with the possibility to extend should the term of project funding be extended. The role reports to the Raukūmara Pae Maunga General Manager and will work closely with the Operations Manager, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui to deliver a project-wide operational plan. The role will ideally suit a dedicated and experienced Operations Manager.
This role will concentrate on the needs of the Ngāti Porou side of the Raukūmara Pae Maunga project area – recognising the importance of having management and leadership at place, connected to the people.
The role will continue the sets up, leadership and successful delivery of the day to day operational programme for the Ngāti Porou side of the Raukūmara Pae Maunga project. It is responsible for the operational management of a diverse portfolio of functions, ultimately delivering milestones, objectives and tasks required.
Some of your responsibilities include:
- Leading the development of operational work programmes including budgets, resourcing and procurement.
- Proven experience in leading teams of people
- Process improvement initiatives, both role specific and project-wide.
- Support development of partnership opportunities and demonstrate effective partner and stakeholder relationships.
- Support of environmental, health and safety policy and procedures.
About the Project
Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Te Papa Atawhai have worked together to develop the Raukūmara Pae Maunga Restoration Project.
The project aims to reduce deer, possum, rat and stoat presence to levels required for species and habitat recovery. This role will co-manage a large-scale complex project in collaboration with a corresponding role in Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, working with multiple workstreams and significant budgets.
This project is a landscape scale, regionally significant conservation initiative that is focused on native forest areas across the Raukūmara range primarily on public conservation lands, but with significant input from hapū, iwi and landowners of surrounding land.
Experience in the managing, planning and the delivery of successful landscape scale operations involving wild animal control/eradication, pest plant control, outcome monitoring projects in government entities and/or private sector (domestic or international) is essential. A strong commitment to growing operational capacity of Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou. Whakapapa to Ngāti Porou and/or Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and/or can demonstrate strong relationship skills with iwi is also desirable. You will have a professionalism that inspires trust and confidence, a down-to-earth approach that makes you easy to work with, along with that all-important can-do attitude.
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Submit a tailored CV and cover letter highlighting your relevant skills and experience for this role.
Applications must be submitted online www.doc.govt.nz/careers/
For further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: Sunday 9 October 2022 at 5pm
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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|Attachment:||Role Description - Operations Manager Ngati Porou.pdf (PDF, 213KB)
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