Closing on: Sep 22, 2021

Project Administrator

Ko wai mātou I About 

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa (Rūnanga/TRONA) is the post settlement governance entity of Ngāti Awa. The Rūnanga is responsible for administering the Tiriti o Waitangi settlement for and on behalf of Ngāti Awa to empower and strengthen Ngāti Awa whanau and hapū and ensure the sustainable management of our collectively held assets to meet the needs of current and future generations. 

Ngāti Awa Group Holdings Limited (NAGHL) is a subsidiary of the Rūnanga and manages the commercial assets of the Iwi.

The Project Management Office manages projects for both the Rūnanga and Ngāti Awa Group Holdings Limited (NAGHL) and is tasked with ensuring all deliverables meet the contractual obligations agreed with funding bodies. One of these key projects is Building Resilient and Sustainable Communities.  This project will develop the employment and economic resilience, and overall wellbeing of Ngati Awa whānau by identifying, investigating, navigating, and facilitating strategic development opportunities.  The Project Administrator is a new fixed term role within this project.

Whāinga I The opportunity

The Project Administrator will provide efficient administration and support to the responsible Project Manager and team contributing to the successful delivery of project outcomes. 

This role is busy and varied. On a day-to-day basis you will prepare project status and governance reports, presentations, agendas, and minutes, maintaining logs and registers. Working closely with the Project Manager, you will track tasks and milestones; source resources; monitor budgets and ensure resources are used efficiently. You will provide all administration to support the project outcomes and work collaboratively with all stakeholders.

Ōu pukenga I About you

To be successful in this role we are seeking interest from those with:

  • A Certificate in Business Administration or relevant qualification
  • 3+ years administration experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 applications
  • Solid organisational skills including time management
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • A proactive and responsive attitude
  • Flexibility, adaptability and with good problem-solving skills
  • And above all, a passion for making a difference to the future of the Iwi 

It goes without saying that you will have drive, energy and an uncompromising focus on health and safety.  An understanding of Tikanga Māori and te reo is desirable. 

To find out more about this role please call Sandra Diekerhof, Director at HR Connect Limited on 027 52 666 99 or simply apply at

Job Category: NAGHL Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa
Job Type: 15 Months Fixed Term Full Time
Job Location: Whakatāne