Scholarships & Grants Manager


Reference: 4000409

  • Business development opportunity
  • Meaningful mahi
  • Great organisational culture

This role will oversee all scholarship and grant focused activities so as to help support and increase the participation of tribal members. By assessing long term tribal growth this role will develop the scholarship strategy and ensure that the appropriate programmes are designed and implemented to meet the required needs. In addition, this role must ensure that the grants strategy and programmes are in place to fund the relevant tribal interests, without compromising charitable status. Key to all of this will be the ability to develop and maintain long term partnerships with all key stakeholders who underpin the work within this space.

Skills and Attributes required for this position are:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and/or post -graduate tertiary qualification
  • Relevant industry qualifications.
  • Strong track record of sourcing and delivering scholarships and grants.
  • Strong project management skills, with a track record of successfully managing projects and initiatives in an iwi, or Maori context.
  • Strong relationship management skills with proven ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders and strategic partners (e.g. Government, Private Sector, Tribal - Members/ Marae/ Hapuu, Community and Non-Government Organisations)
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, especially around writing proposals, submissions and procedures
  • Directly applicable experience in complex stakeholder and contract negotiations.
  • Sound knowledge of Waikato-Tainui and proficiency or developing proficiency in te reo Maaori

Applications Close: 25 Feb 2018