+64 3 548 1639 pa@ngatikoata.com


  • Develop and execute Ngati Koata Commercial Group strategy
  • Nelson-based
  • 0.5 FTE

The Entity

The Ngati Koata Commercial Group comprises of Koata Limited and Te Kete Aronui o Ngati Koata Limited, both are asset owning entities of Ngati Koata Trust and Te Pataka o Ngati Koata Trust.  The Ngati Koata Group, which comprises both the Commercial Group and the two Trusts, are guided by the following non-negotiable values that seamlessly intertwine through the Group’s organisations: Kaitiakitanga, Whanaungatanga, Rangatiratanga (Kotahitanga), Whakatupuranga (Auahutanga-Matauranga), Manaakitanga and Wairuatanga.

The Role

The board of directors are seeking a 0.5 FTE CE to support the development, evolution and execution of the commercial strategy.  The CE will model behaviour and conduct that upholds the mana of Ngati Koata.  The position will maintain relationships with key partners and support commercial operations to meet strategic outcomes.

Reporting to the Chair of the commercial board, the CE will ensure that Commercial Group business plans are appropriately resourced, that prudent fiscal management is applied, and accurate, timely reporting is maintained.

The Person

As the successful candidate, you will have:

  • A relevant business degree
  • At least 5-7 year ‘s senior leadership experience
  • Demonstrated success in strategy development and execution
  • Sound fiscal, due diligence, and negotiation knowledge
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills
  • Confidence and appreciative respect of kaupapa Maori, te reo me ona tikanga, and relationships within te ao Maori.

Your leadership/management style will inspire and motivate those around you, whilst your ability to engage key partners will ensure enduring relationships.  Your commercial, strategic and political acumen will see current and future investments and operations meet desired outcomes.

For a position description and application form visit http://rezource.nz/jobs-board/


To apply please load your CV and cover letter to our jobsite or email it to ce080217@haystackjobs.net   You will be requested to fill in an application form on receipt of your application.


For a confidential discussion please contact Sacha MacDonald at 027 386 9288


Applications close: 08 February 2017