Reconnecting Northland Programme Administrator – Reconnecting Northland – Whangarei

  • Part Time
  • Whangarei
  • Mar 23, 2018

Website Reconnecting Northland

Part-time (0.6 FTE) position

Whenua ora, wai ora, tangata ora – Our land and our people flourishing together

Are you well organised, pro-active and efficient with a high attention to detail? Are you an effective multi-tasker who is process driven and can work under pressure? Have you got experience in office and document management and administration? Do you have a passion for the health of the natural world and the well-being of the people of Northland? Then this could be the job for you.

We are seeking a highly motivated, skilled and experienced Programme Administrator to join the innovative and transformational Reconnecting Northland programme team.

The Reconnecting Northland Trust is looking for a proactive, enthusiastic and experienced Programme Administrator who will hit the ground running in a busy and progressive environment.

The purpose of the Programme Administrator role is to provide Executive Assistant services to the operations team and trustees and effective administrative support for the day to day operations of the Trust.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An in-depth knowledge and practical experience of best practice business administrative systems, policies and procedures
  • Proficiency with Xero financial accounting system
  • A proactive self-starter approach and be able to make decisions, prioritise time and work efficiently
  • A keen eye for detail and efficient time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task to meet deadlines
  • Have initiative and a problem-solving ability
  • Experience and confidence to work respectfully and effectively with iwi and hapū within Māori cultural contexts
  • Excellent communication skills.

Reconnecting Northland
Reconnecting Northland is leading a programme of connectivity conservation – a new paradigm for conservation in New Zealand. By taking a longer-term view of the landscape and the natural processes that contribute to ecosystem functioning and resilience and recognising and including human interdependence on the landscape and natural world, Reconnecting Northland seeks to enable a mutual interdependence based upon a healthy, natural environment that provides sustainable livelihoods for its human inhabitants. Further information about Reconnecting Northland can be found on the programme’s website

Please email your CV and a covering letter as a single document by 5pm Friday 23 March 2018 to

For more information about the role, please contact Jo Kiely at Full details are in the position description which is available on

Applications are welcome from New Zealand residents and those holding a current New Zealand work visa.


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