- Rewarding Opportunity for a Charitable Entity
- Operational and Projects Focused Role
- Christchurch Based - Flexible Hours
The Rod Donald Banks Peninsula Trust was founded in 2010 as a charitable entity with an initial capital endowment to support sustainable management, conservation and recreation on Banks Peninsula. The Trust’s strategic plan is to achieve maximum value and an enduring legacy through investing in projects that holistically deliver on four key pillars: Access, Biodiversity, Knowledge and Partnership. Rod Donald Trust are excited with their recent agreement to purchase Te Ahu Patiki - two of the highest peaks in the Christchurch area (Mt Herbert and Mt Bradley) and the opportunity this presents. For further information on the Trust go to: www.roddonaldtrust.co.nz
Reporting to the Trust Board, you will lead strategic, operational, and project activities as the Trust continues to develop its role on the Peninsula. The Trust Manager will deliver efficient and effective management to the Trust’s strategic and business plans, and establish and maintain positive relationships with stakeholder groups.
The Trust Manager will also manage day to day operations, arrange and coordinate events, and oversee financial reporting. You will ensure projects are managed and delivered to meet deadlines, scope, quality and budget. The Trust Manager will work in conjunction with the Chair to prepare Board meeting agendas and management reports.
To be successful in this role, you will have strategic planning and implementation, partnership and relationship development, and project and contract management experience, ideally in conservation, recreation or land use management. You will also have financial management experience and an ability to build and maintain strong relationships. Excellent communication skills and an appreciation of Maori protocol and Tikanga will also be key to your success in this role. Knowledge and appreciation of Banks Peninsula and relevant networks will be advantageous.
If you feel you possess the above qualities and wish to apply for this opportunity with, submit your cover letter and CV and click the ‘Apply’ button. Initial enquiries are welcome by phoning Nick Carter on 03 345 8764 or Ella Kotlowski on 03 345 8755.
Applications for this role close 5pm Wednesday 1 June 2022