Project Manager, Te Mana o Rangitāhua

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Tāmaki Paenga Hira: Tui tui hono tangata, whenua me te moana.
Auckland War Memorial Museum: Connecting through sharing stories of people, lands and seas.

Auckland Museum is a much-loved culture and heritage organisation at the heart of Auckland's identity, committed to outstanding management of its world-class collections and the employees and volunteers who tell the Museum's stories. We are Auckland's home of commemoration as well as the country's oldest research institution and a major tourist destination.

In partnership with Ngāti Kuri, Auckland Museum is proud to offer a Project Manager, Te Mana o Rangitāhua role, responsible for the day to day project management and monitoring of the MBIE Endeavour funded and Ngāti Kuri led Research Programme Te Mana o Rangitāhua. The role holder will coordinate and manage the workflow and project components within Te Mana o Rangitāhua, supporting the overall programme of research in the Research Programme. Please be aware this is a full-time and long term contract role, spanning several years.

To be successful in this partnership role, you will offer:

  • Strong experience with undertaking or assisting with a science research programme
  • Extensive experience in project management, with at least 5 years in a management role
  • A Tertiary qualification in a relevant field eg business, management, biological sciences, mātauranga Māori, Indigenous studies
  • A collaborative approach and excellent interpersonal skills will be essential in dealing with diverse groups including iwi and whanau, museum project teams, and across all tiers of the museum
  • Experience with understanding and applying Māori & Moana Pacific values in a research context
  • Competency in Te Reo Maori and Tikanga Maori is highly advantageous
  • Ability to make timely decisions using sound judgement

For more information and to apply visit the Auckland Museum website.

You must be currently eligible to work and reside in New Zealand to apply for this position.

Auckland Museum offers a rich and fulfilling work life where we embrace diversity and nurture our bicultural capability as demonstrated in our Teu le Va and He Korahi Maori strategies. We also offer a range of great benefits such as flexible work and leave and an award-winning wellbeing programme. 

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be part of a fabulous New Zealand organisation committed to telling our national and Auckland stories, reflecting our unique place in the South Pacific.

He Oranga Tangata ka ao
Enriching lives: Inspiring discoveries

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