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Kaituitui Ratonga Whenua | Whenua Services Coordinator

We are seeking a Kaituitui Ratonga Whenua | Whenua Services Coordinator based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington). 

  • Permanent, Full time
  • Based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington)
  • 5 weeks annual leave

E totoka ai te tumu o te papatipu hei oranga mō Te Iwi Māori, o mua, o naianei, o anamata hoki.

Ko Te Tumu Paeroa tēnei, te kaitiaki, kaitaunaki, kaiwhakawhanake i te mana o ngā whenua Māori, huri noa.

So that the foundations of ancestral lands may be solid, benefitting Māori from our past, present and future alike. This is Te Tumu Paeroa, guardian, support and advancer of the mana of Māori land everywhere.

Our role is to provide professional trustee services for Māori. We do this by carrying out the terms of trusts and ensuring the whenua is protected and enhanced for future generations.

It is an exciting time for our organisation. A significant change programme has been undertaken and we have recently stood up a new operating model which is aligned to our strategic priorities.

He angitūtanga | About the role:

Based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, this role is responsible for supporting the Whenua Services Team, who as a whole ensure farms, orchards, crops and forests are being well managed. In this role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the Whenua Services team and supporting the Kaihautū Ratonga Whenua | Whenua Services manager
  • Building effective relationships with key stakeholders including Farm Managers/Supervisors, Orchard/Crop Managers/Supervisors, Forest Managers.
  • Support the Kaihautū Ratonga Whenua in planning, monitoring and reporting of financial information
  • Preparing documentation and completion of follow up activities to a high standard

He kōrero mōu | What we are looking for:

  • 2-3 years’ experience in agribusiness/ farming.
  • A relevant agribusiness or agriscience qualification.
  • A strong understanding of operating farm systems and farm management.
  • Good working knowledge of dairy and drystock farm operations.
  • Understanding of farm financial accounts.
  • Ability to build and foster strong relationships, both internal and external with specific reference to on-farm teams, including farm supervisors.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Dynamics NAV, SharePoint and/or M365 is a bonus.
  • A desire and ability to practise correct pronunciation of Te Reo Māori is essential.
  • Eligibility to work in New Zealand is essential.

Whai painga | Benefits:

  • A supportive, collaborative working environment
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Reasonable sick leave
  • Training and development opportunities

He pēhea te tono | How to apply

You can apply via SEEK or email us on [email protected]. Send a CV, along with a cover letter telling us why you would be a good fit for the organisation and the strengths you could bring to the role.