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Seeking Two Additional Team Members to join the Tū Mai Taonga Project

Tū Mai Taonga is seeking an Operations Manager and an Administration and Communications Assistant as it prepares to enter the operational phase of the project.





Operations Manager Vacancy


Are you ready to step up and make a difference as part of a new predator free project on Aotea Great Barrier Island?


The Tū Mai Taonga Project is seeking an Operations Manager to plan, lead and manage day to day operations.


You’ll be joining a small, dynamic project management team working under the leadership and tikanga of the Ngāti Rehua Ngātiwai ki Aotea Trust.


You’ll need to coordinate turning a feasibility study into an operational plan and then implement it by getting boots on the ground to meet funding milestones required through the Jobs for Nature programme.


This will involve establishing a field team for monitoring and ground-based trapping and control of feral cats and rats, initially in the north of the island.


The role is a full-time contractor position that involves office-based planning and time in the field.


You’ll bring to the role experience of delivering animal pest control programmes in the New Zealand environment, team building and management, and knowledge of health and safety, training, procurement, quality assurance and data management and reporting.


Ideally you’ll be a resident or connected to Aotea as you will be required to live on the island for a period of two years or more.


A commitment to operational best practice and technological innovation is required as the project aims to open new pathways to a predator free Aotea.


Contact info@tumaitaonga.nz for a job description and more information. An immediate start is available for the successful applicant. You must be a NZ resident or have a current long term working Visa to apply. Applications should include a CV and covering letter.


Applications close at 5pm on Friday, 11 March.




Administration and Communications Assistant Vacancy

Tū Mai Taonga is an exciting new project on Aotea Great Barrier Island to protect native wildlife under the leadership and tikanga of the Ngāti Rehua Ngātiwai ki Aotea Trust.

We are looking for an assistant to support our management team for around 20 hours a week.

You will be well organised and proficient in the Microsoft Office suite, able to organise meetings, record minutes, draft communication and keep databases up to date.

You’ll be our go-to person for keeping our website and social media up to date, distributing an electronic direct mail newsletter and using graphic design and images to create digital and print documents within our brand guidelines.

We are currently establishing a field base in the north of the island, so ideally you would be resident there with your own transport and an ability to work remotely.

Contact info@tumaitaonga.nz for a job description and more information. An immediate start is available for the successful applicant. You must be a NZ resident or have a current long-term working Visa to apply. Applications should include a CV and covering letter.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday, 04 March.




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