8 May 2020

Part-Time General Manager – Kaiwhakahaere Matua

Mana Recruitment Ltd – Posted by Mana RecruitmentAnywhere

Mana Recruitment

Job Description

General Manager – Kaiwhakahaere Matua

Skills and experience at a senior level of management? Looking for fulfilment and the ability to lead a legacy project of national significance?

  • Apply commercial and financial principles to deliver Trust strategy.
  • Reporting to the Board.
  • Permanent, part time position (0.5).

The St Stephen’s and Queen Victoria Schools Trust was established by the Anglican Church in 1961. The Trust’s purpose is:

“The advancement and propagation of education for children in New Zealand, principally for girls and boys of New Zealand Māori descent but including peoples of all races and denominations”.

Reporting to the Trust Board, the newly created position of General Manager has principal responsibility for the implementation and delivery of the Trust Board’s Strategy as it relates to achieving its charitable purpose. Accountable for the organisation’s strategic objectives, annual plan, and budget, this is very much a position where delivery and translation of functional objectives from strategic plans will be operationally realised.

The search for the General Manager is one which combines the requirement of a strategic and visionary leader, with an individual who is strong in their own identity, capable and culturally astute. The GM will build a foundation of knowledge, convey risk, and identify solutions which will enable Trustees to make high quality decisions.

Managing a small team, you will provide leadership and efficient collaboration with and oversight of the Education and Property Development Managers.  Supervising the development of an application to the Ministry of Education with deep dive into curriculum, policies, and procedures, it is expected that you have the appropriate skill set and knowledge of the operation of a kura with designated or special character.  Additionally, leading the oversight of property development matters to ensure master planning across two sites, you will lead, mentor, and encourage experts to deliver on their operational goals.

Modelling effective and courageous leadership that is both innovative and visionary; your leadership will bring often incongruent parties together, building and unifying via a communication of purpose and shared organisational goals. Strengthening connections by open communication, transparency, and the sharing of information, your leadership style with be on of inclusiveness; role modelling humility and strong belief in the end goal of organisational strategy plan.

It is expected that you have experience as either a GM or CEO position, and have a broad spectrum of management, leadership, strategic skills and experience. Having reported to a Board level previously, you will demonstrate superior operating skills; financial acumen; the ability to manage risk and provide solutions. Skilled in modelling concepts, feasibility papers and funding briefs, you can work with complexity comfortably, in an intellectually sharp, capable, and agile manner.

Necessary skills and experience for this position are to include;

  • Demonstrated experience in an GM or CEO position.
  • Annual budget preparation and implementation experience, with skills in the development and enabling of effective planning and accurate reporting of Capex and Opex.
  • Proven financial acumen, risk, compliance and conversant with legal statues and accounting standards.
  • Annual budgeted preparation and implementation experience; able to develop and enable effective planning and accurate reporting.
  • The demonstrated ability as a people influencer, people leader and trusted advisor.
  • Experience in the translation of strategy into operational success.
  • Extensive experience in people leadership at a senior level.
  • Able to identify and maintain effective, strategic relationships with key stakeholders, through developing strong, long-lasting, high trust relationships.
  • Expertise in strategic planning, review, and management of budgets.
  • Proven relationship management and expert communication skills.
  • Experience in the translation of strategy into operational outcomes.
  • Able to transverse complexities and opposing viewpoints, you will demonstrate political shrewdness, and an awareness of the sensitivity of the kaupapa.
  • External stakeholder management skills and robust negotiation experience.

Liaising and negotiating with the Ministry of Education and other regulatory agencies and authorities, you will hold varied and wide-ranging relationships. Engaging and fostering relationships with Whānau of prospective students, Council, Iwi, Kīngitanga, St Stephen’s Old Boys’ Association, Queen Victoria Old Girls’ Association, and Philanthropies/Charities will count as some of the many stakeholders you will integrate with on a regular basis.  Accountable for monthly reporting to the Board on progress against the strategy, annual plan, and budget, you will make decisions that are financially responsible, accountable and justifiable.

Additionally, preparing and presenting to critical stakeholders such as the Anglican Church of New Zealand and Polynesia and education providers, you will have the mana to deliver in a highly articulate and inspiring manner that is relatable to your audience.

To express an interest on a strictly confidential basis please email your cover letter and current CV through to Heather Walker at heather@manarecruitment.co.nz if you have questions regarding the position, please call on Ph: (09) 632 1108.

Applications Close: Monday 1st June 2020 at 5pm.

Kei a koe ngā pūkenga/whēako teitei hai whakahaere rōpu?

Kei te kimi oranga kia whai wāhi koe ki te ārahi i tētahi hōtaka mana nui?

  • Whakamahingia ngā mātāpono ōhanga kia whakarato te rautaki a te Tarahiti.
  • Whakahoki kōrero ki te Poari.
  • He tūranga kore ira rima.

I whakatūria the Tarahiti o Hato Tīpene rāua ko Kuini Wikitoria e te hāhi Mihingare i te tau 1961. Ko te kaupapa o te Tarahiti:

“He whakatupu i ngā kaupapa mātauranga mō ngā tamariki o Aotearoa, otirā ki ngā tama me ngā kōtiro Māori tae noa ki ngā tamariki o ngā iwi me ngā hāhi katoa.”

Te tuku kōrero ki te Poari Whakahaere, mā te Kaiwhakahaere Matua hou e whakamahi, e whakatinana i te rautaki a te Poari e pā ana ki tā rātou tirohanga atawhai. Ka kawe i ngā mahere rautaki, i te mahere ā tau, i te mahere ā pūtea…nō reira he tūranga tēnei e whakatau ai ngā momo whāinga, ahakoa iti, ahakoa rahi.

E rapu ana i tētahi tangata matatau ko ia kei te āhei ki te titiro whānui ki āhuatanga o te ao Pākeha, o te ao Māori hoki. Māna te kaupapa e whakatupu, māna e tāutu wawe i ngā mea whati tata, māna hoki e tāutu otinga kia tautoko te whakaritenga o ngā whakatau.

Mā te whakahaeretanga o tētahi rōpu iti ka āta arataki i ngā Kaiwhakahaere Whakawhanake Rawa me te mahi tahi ki a rātou. Ka whakapā tūturu hoki ki ngā kaupapa here, ki ngā tikanga a te Tari Mātauranga me te ruku ki ngā hōhonutanga o te marautanga. Ko te hiahia kia mārama mōhio koe ki ngā whakahaere a ngā kura motuhake.

Āpiti atu, māu e ārahi i ngā kaupapa whakatupu rawa kia arataki i ngā wāhi e rua me te whakatenatena i te hunga mōhio ki te whakatutuki i ō rātou whāinga.

Ka whakatauira koe i ngā tikanga mauritau, mā reira ka whakakotahi i ngā rōpu matatini. Ka whakakaha i ngā hononga i runga i te tika me te pono, waihoki kia māhaki te titiro i runga i te whakapono ki te tika o te kaupapa, o te rautaki whānui. Kia tautōhito koe ki ngā mahi a te tumu whakarae, a te kaihautū rānei.

Ngā tino pūkenga, whēako mō tēnei tūranga:

  • Ko te whakaatu whēako Tumu Whakahaere (CEO), Kaiwhakahaere (GM).
  • Whakarite tahua pūtea ā tau me te mōhio ki Capex, Opex.
  • He matatau ki ngā kaupapa whakahaere pūtea.
  • Tino mōhio ki ngā tikanga mō te whakarite tahua pūtea ā tau.
  • He kaitohutohu, he tangata whakarite whakaaro, he kaiārahi.
  • He tangata whakaara rautaki kia huamata.
  • He tohunga ki te arataki tāngata.
  • Ka ahei ki te whakatupu hononga ā iwi, ā pakihi.
  • He tohunga ki te whakarite rautaki, ki te arotake, ki te whakahaere tahua pūtea.
  • He tohunga whakatakoto kōrero ā waha, ā tuhi.
  • He tino mōhio ki te whakatupuranga o te rautaki kia pūāwai.
  • Ka mōhio ki te whakawhiti i ngā wāhi mākinakina me ngā tirohanga mautohetohe i runga i te aroha me te ngākau māhaki.
  • Ka whakaatu mārika i ngā pūkenga ki te whakahaere i ngā pou rāwaho, i ngā hui whakawhiti kōrero.

Ka whakapā atu koe ki te Tari Mātauranga me ētahi atu rōpu whakahaere, ka kawe koe i ngā tūranga me ngā hononga maha. Ka poipoi koe i ngā hononga whānui ki ngā whānau, ki ngā tauira, ki ngā iwi, ki ngā Kaunihera, ki te Kīngitanga, ki ngā pou katoa. Ka tuku atu i tō ripoata ki te Poari ia marama me te kōrerotanga i te ahu pēhea o te pūtea, o ngā rautaki whakatupu, o ngā whakatau.

Tāpiri atu ki tērā, ka whakareri, ka whakaatu hoki ki ngā pou ārahi pērā i te hāhi Mihingare me ngā ratonga mātauranga, nōu te mana ki te whakarato i tā rātou e hiahia ai.

Pena pīrangi koe ki tēnei tūranga, tukua mai tō īmēra me te reta whakakapi, me tō rārangi tuhituhi ki a Heather Walker heather@manarecruitment.co.nz Pena he pātai tāhau, ringi mai 09 6321108.

Te wā kati mō ngā tono 5pm, Rāhina 1st Pipiri 2020.

How to Apply

To express an interest on a strictly confidential basis please email your cover letter and current CV through to Heather Walker at heather@manarecruitment.co.nz if you have questions regarding the position, please call on Ph: (09) 632 1108. Applications Close: Monday 1st June 2020 at 5pm. Pena pīrangi koe ki tēnei tūranga, tukua mai tō īmēra me te reta whakakapi, me tō rārangi tuhituhi ki a Heather Walker heather@manarecruitment.co.nz Pena he pātai tāhau, ringi mai 09 6321108. Te wā kati mō ngā tono 5pm, Rāhina 1st Pipiri 2020.

Job Categories: Leadership/Management. Job Types: Part-Time. Job expires in 4 days.

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