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Manager Vacancy

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Waikato Environment Centre General Manager

Based in Hamilton, you will be working alongside environmental groups, businesses and government departments from across the Waikato, and will play a key role in managing and growing the role of the Trust towards achieving its Vision of “healthy environments supported by thriving communities.

Other responsibilities include the successful leadership and management of the organisations social enterprise and community services, strategic planning and annual plan development, securing funding, creating budgets and managing finances, liaison with key stakeholders, and regional capacity building. You will report directly to the Trust Board and manage a team of 12 part time staff, and 65 volunteers.

Opportunities like this don’t come by too often. If you think you are up for the challenge and are ready to take the next step in your career, apply today.

The successful applicant will have:

• Excellent written and communication skills.

• Strong organisational and team building skills.

• Understanding of not for profit funding requirements and the principles of social enterprise.

• Sound understanding of the concept and philosophy of embedded sustainability.

• Awareness of the interdependence of social, economic and environmental issues.

• High level of financial literacy, experience developing and managing budgets.

• Experience in marketing/public relations.

• Understanding of empowerment and community development principles.

• High level of computer skills.

Hours of Work and Term of Contract

• The position is based on 40 hours per week. Flexibility is required regarding weekend and evening work.

• We are open to part time or job share expressions of interest from people with skills in the areas of operational management or advocacy, marketing & PR.

To apply: For further information contact ruth@envirocentre.org.nz or  p 839 4452. Applications close 4pm 13 July 2016.

Job description attached


WEC GM JD 2016.pdf


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