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Central Hawke's Bay District Council is focused on working in partnership with their community to ensure that Central Hawke's Bay is a thriving district, with efficient and appropriate infrastructure, services and regulatory functions.  To enable this, we are instilling a culture of innovation and continuous improvement to add real value to our communities.

Experience the benefits of growing your career in a stunning environment and community. If you are interested in a career opportunity in an innovative and dynamic workplace check out our current vacancies below:

About us

Here at Central Hawke’s Bay District Council we see our vision for the wider Central Hawke’s Bay as a proud and prosperous district made up of strong communities and connected people who respect and protect our environment and celebrate our beautiful part of New Zealand.

About the role

The role of Māori Relationships Manager - Pou whātuia, will be your primary focus at the Central Hawkes Bay District Council.  But working with us is much more than simply being accountable for your role – it’s about how you go about doing your role, how you make a difference to the organisation, the way you work with others, and how you deliver excellence to both our internal and external customers.

The Māori Relationships Manager - Pou whātuia, will provide quality advice, support and leadership to the Council, Chief Executive, senior leaders and wider staff in order to enable effective partnerships and engagement with, and meaningful participation in the Council’s work and processes by tāngata whenua.

As the Māori Relationships Manager - Pou whātuia, you will bring:

  • Sound understanding of Tikanga and Te Reo Māori.
  • An understanding of the Resource Management Act.
  • Experience in policy development and project management.
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Proven ability to co-ordinate tasks and work programmes across a variety of teams and professional disciplines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within budgets.
  • Excellent organisational skills and work to deadlines.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Relevant Qualifications.

How to Apply

If you think you might be the person we’re looking for, apply in confidence with your CV and Cover Letter via seek.

Applications close Friday 21st August 2020.

With a thriving district and strong connected community, Central Hawke’s Bay is in a period of exciting growth and development. With some of the best beaches, fishing and diving spots, water sports, cycling, family friendly places and events, and so much more, there are plenty of great reasons to live and work in Central Hawke’s Bay.

Work Visa

Foreign nationals (excluding Australians) wishing to work in New Zealand must have work visas. All applications are tested against the New Zealand labour market. The standard work visa is for a two or three year period.

Spouses and children of working visitors must also apply for the relevant visas (visitor, student or work). Applications take approximately four to six weeks and cost around NZD250-300.


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