15 May 2019

Full-Time Advisor – Pacific

Mana Recruitment – Posted by Mana RecruitmentAnywhere

Mana Recruitment

Job Description

Advisor – Pacific, Foundation North 

Passion for the Pacific community you’re a part of? Strong analytical background, great funding or advisory experience?

  • Fluent in one or more Pacific languages?
  • Facilitate fono with communities
  • Enable and guide funding applicants through the grants proces
  • Generate funding recommendations through sound analysis

 “Ole ala ile pule ole tautua”

“The pathway to leadership is through service”

Foundation North www.foundationnorth.org.nz holds in trust for the Auckland and Northland communities, an endowment of over a billion dollars. The endowment, allows for millions of dollars in grants each year to not-for-profit groups based in these areas with over $48 million being granted over the last financial year.

Supporting the work of community organisations, both large and small, Foundation North take an intergenerational view of the needs and aspirations of communities and are working toward supporting the communities of today to shape the communities of tomorrow.

This role sits within the funding unit and is supported by the Community Funding Manager and Pacific Strategy Activator.  Underpinned by the Foundation’s 15-year Strategic Plan, and the Pacific strategy that aims to strengthen Pacific communities, you will be joining an established team of seven advisors who strengthen relationships to achieve projects of scale and provide funding recommendations to the Foundation’s Trustees.

This position has a particular focus on engagement and relationship management with Pacific communities.

Alongside your cultural expertise, you bring knowledge and involvement in Pacific communities.  Your excellent communication skills and natural relationship building ability, coupled with your analytical and rational thinking style will ensure timely delivery of quality funding assessments reports and recommendations.  Having previously worked as an advisor, or similar position, your evaluative and collaborative approach will be highly valued.

As well as your hard skill set, you’ll have the traits and competencies of passion, energy, drive and self-motivation.  You’ll embrace innovation and relish a change-based environment.  Fresh thinking, the drive to share your knowledge and culture, expertise with others and genuine determination to enable economic and cultural prosperity, is core to your success in this position.

Foundation North is focused on continuous learning, personal development and supports innovative thinking.

For a position description and more information on this opportunity to contribute to a leading philanthropic organisation please email your cover letter and current CV through to Violetta Petersen-Lesatele at Mana Recruitment at violetta@manarecruitment.co.nz or if you have questions regarding the position, please call on (09) 632 1108.

Applications close on Wednesday the 5th of June at 5.00pm.

Foundation North

Mana Recruitment

How to Apply

For a position description and more information on this opportunity to contribute to a leading philanthropic organisation please email your cover letter and current CV through to Violetta Petersen-Lesatele at Mana Recruitment at violetta@manarecruitment.co.nz or if you have questions regarding the position, please call on (09) 632 1108. Applications close on Wednesday the 5th of June at 5.00pm.

Job Categories: Community Development, Coordinators and Advisors, and Policy and Strategy. Job Types: Full-Time and Permanent. Job Tags: Advisor, auckland, Foundation North, and Pacific. Job expires in 14 days.

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