Strategic Iwi Project Advisor, (Temporary), Whanganui | Whanganui

Posted on 03-Jul-2017
Application close date: 31-Jul-2017

Are you keen to support the development of a new way of operating within a unique Treaty settlement environment?  We have an opportunity available for a passionate conservationist with great people skills to work in our operations team.


As a Strategic Iwi Project Advisor you will be part of a highly motivated team, focused on working with pre and post-Treaty Settlement partners on delivery and implementation, with a particular focus on the Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River) settlement.


You will be responsible for

  • Relationship Management with pre and post-Treaty Settlement Partners
  • Monitoring and tracking partner relationships
  • Providing advice and support in relation to Treaty obligations
  • Development of new processes and systems to support delivery of treaty settlement obligations in relation to statutory land administration, RMA, permits and concessions as required


The ideal applicant will have:

  • Experience working with community, iwi or business groups
  • Knowledge of Te Reo
  • A relevant tertiary qualification,
  • project management.
  • Experience in bicultural engagement with Iwi groups
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to establish positive working relationships across a broad range of public and private sector businesses and groups
  • Knowledge of the Treaty Settlement process
  • A full driver licence


Please apply online. Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description.

For more information please contact Jasmine Hessell,, or telephone (027) 8864665, or Peter Lock,, or telephone (06) 3492267, quoting vacancy 400/38T2

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 31 July 2017

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