Tātai Whetū Transformation Lead

  • Anonymous Company
  • East Tāmaki, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Apr 25, 2024
Full-Time Management

Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to transform a waka and help steer it into a successful and sustainable future?

At Whakaata Māori, we embrace our role as a waka, driven by our passion to preserve and promote Māori stories, language, and culture. And right now, we are seeking an experienced Transformation Lead to join us on this journey of transformational change.

He kōrero mō te tūranga | About the role

In this fixed-term role, you will navigate our waka through the changing currents and rough waters of transformation. You will be responsible for leading and managing change throughout the organisation, taking us from where we are now to where we need to be in our evolving digital media landscape. You will spearhead and drive the successful implementation of the Tātai Whetū transformation journey within Whakaata Māori. This role is responsible for coordinating and leading the strategic planning, change management, stakeholder engagement, resource coordination, and progress monitoring and reporting aspects of the transformation.

Your role requires you to be a strategic navigator who plans, creates and executes pragmatic and integrated strategies and business solutions that enable successful organisational change initiatives aligned to our outcome’s framework, Te Huapae. You will work collaboratively with other leaders and stakeholders, ensuring our waka has the necessary people, culture, skills, and capabilities to support the delivery of transformation initiatives and sustainable growth.

He kōrero mōu ake | About you

The successful candidate will have proven leadership experience in change management. You will have a strong commercial acumen and strategic mindset that enables you to deliver change in a cost-effective and efficient manner, an understanding of HR practices and policies and a passion for promoting Māori language and culture through digital media.

If you're excited about this opportunity, submit your confidential CV, and cover letter to our recruitment team today https://www.whakaatamaori.co.nz/careers . Join us and become a part of the waka that carries Māori language, culture, and stories into the future.

Whakaata Māori (formerly Māori Television) is Aotearoa New Zealand's largest Indigenous media organisation. Next year, it celebrates 20 years of telling Māori stories that promote Māori people, language, and culture.


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Job Summary

Are you looking for an opportunity to transform a waka and help steer it into a successful and sustainable future?

How to apply

Applications close 23 May 2024. However, applications will be reviewed and progressed as we receive them.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Do you have the legal right to work in NZ? *You will be expected to provide proof of entitlement to work in New Zealand.
  • If you are a Visa holder, please provide the conditions and the expiry date.
  • What is your level of fluency with Te Reo Māori?
  • How did you hear about this opportunity?
  • Please provide your salary expectations:
  • Do you have a current driver's licence?
  • Do you have a spouse, partner or relative working for Whakaata Māori, currently or in the past? If yes, provide details below


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