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Resource and Environmental Senior Advisor

We are seeking a Resource and Environmental Senior Advisor in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington). 

  • Permanent full time opportunity
  • Based in Wellington | Remote working negotiable based on location
  • Competitive salary + 5 weeks annual leave 

E totoka ai te tumu o te papatipu hei oranga mō Te Iwi Māori, o mua, o naianei, o anamata hoki.  Ko Te Tumu Paeroa tēnei, te kaitiaki, kaitaunaki, kaiwhakawhanake i te mana o ngā whenua Māori, huri noa. So that the foundations of ancestral lands may be solid, benefitting Māori from our past, present and future alike. This is Te Tumu Paeroa, guardian, support and advancer of the mana of Māori land everywhere.

The Resource and Environmental Senior Advisor is a new position that has been developed to support our small and busy Asset Management Team.

He angitūtanga: About the Role:

The Resource and Environmental Senior Advisor is primarily responsible for monitoring and reporting on the effects of Resource and Environmental Management policies that directly impact the lands the Māori Trustee Administers. This also includes:

  • Comprehending, summarising and educating other staff on regulatory requirements nationally.
  • Submission and planning support, including consulting on behalf of the Māori Trustee with Inter Government agencies, primary sector industries, Māori land owners and other key stakeholders.
  • Providing timely and accurate advice on resource or environmental areas.
  • Coaching and mentoring junior staff in resource and environmental management.


He korero mou: What we are looking for:

  • 5 years’ experience as a Resource Management Planner or Policy Advisor.
  • In depth knowledge of the Local Government Act 2002 and the Resource Management Act 1991.
  • Exposure to submission writing and consent applications on both Central and Local Government policy and planning regulations.
  • Good project management skills with an ability to identify risks.
  • A desire and ability to practice Te Reo and an understanding of Tikanga Māori on a day to day level.
  • Eligibility to work in New Zealand is essential.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What's in it for you?

This is an opportunity to join a supportive organisation that values work-life balance and career development. We are a tight-knit bunch, passionate about supporting Māori landowners to protect and enhance their land. The expertise and fresh perspectives you bring will be highly valued and will be critical in enabling our vision.

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