1. The following roles are currently available for application:
  • Chief Executive
  • Negotiator (Technical)
  • Negotiator (Mandate Maintenance)
  • Advisory roles:
    • Legal Advisor
    • Strategic Advisor
    • Strategic Communications Advisor
    • Valuations Advisor
    • Project Manager

Details for each role are as follows:

Chief Executive

  • Organisational & Team Leadership
  • Manage Transition
  • Establish Post Settlement Governance Entity
  • Relationship Development & Management
  • Fixed Term

The Maniapoto Maori Trust Board is a tribal organisation that aspires for a vibrant Maniapoto iwi, and it is working on preserving and protecting the identity of the tribe.  It is also focused on achieving cultural and social wellbeing, environmental sustainability and economic growth for its people. The Board has a clear strategic plan, with a key priority of reaching a settlement with the Crown.

Working closely with, and proactively supporting the Board, the Chief Executive will have several key responsibilities, which will include supporting the implementation of the Treaty workstream, managing the transition and setting up a new post settlement entity (PSE). Leading and developing a skilled and high performing team to ensure that all current business activities are delivered to Board agreed expectations, will also be an important accountability.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be an experienced senior business manager who has ideally demonstrated the ability to work with and/or lead an iwi organisation. You will need to be able to think strategically and to consistently deliver on agreed outcomes, and understand how to work effectively to support a Board to perform optimally. A proven history of having strong relationship management and interpersonal skills, along with staff development abilities, are essential attributes. Strong financial management and project management skills are also essential, as is a relevant tertiary qualification.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to lead an iwi organisation that is preparing for a fresh future, and to help establish a new entity to deliver on its aspirations. The role will be based in Te Kuiti and will be for a fixed term of two years to support the management of the transition and the setting up of the PSE.

To apply, please visit www.gregtims.co.nz to complete the prerequisite online application form. Please direct confidential inquiries to Greg Tims on 021 628 222.

Applications Close: Friday, 24 November 2017

To apply for this role, please click here

Negotiator (Technical)

  • Treaty Negotiations Advisory Team
  • Support Technical Negotiations
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management

Description

The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board have a vision for settlement to achieve the best possible outcome for Te Iwi o Maniapoto, in terms of appropriate recognition and redress. The negotiation team will conduct negotiations with the Crown on behalf of Ngāti Maniapoto, and will be guided by some clear principles and protocols determined by the Trust Board.

This Negotiator’s focus will be to support the delivery of the Board’s overall negotiation strategy, in particular leading technical negotiations with Crown agencies, local government and SOEs; ensuring all workstreams are aligned and met, ensuring project plan & timeframes are met, progress negotiations, determine PSGE, inform negotiations team of all developments and specialist advice, strategy reaches iDOS, include iwi feedback in negotiations progress, report to iwi, and support negotiations achievements.

You will be expected to develop the strategy and lead technical negotiations with Crown agencies, local government and SOEs, and ensure that all related work streams and project planning actions and timeframes are met. Making sure that the Negotiation Team and iwi are kept up to date on progress will be an important responsibility, along with maintaining a close working relationship with the Office of Treaty Settlements Negotiation Manager. It will also include undertaking any related work as delegated by the Lead Negotiator, and that consistent approaches are undertaken that are in accordance with the Negotiation Team Protocol.

Previous experience in Treaty related negotiations is highly desirable, as is the proven ability to research and analyse information, prepare written reports and undertake agreed tasks to a high delivery standard. Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, and relationship management abilities are essential.

This will be a contract for service arrangement, with the hours and time commitments to be agreed with the successful appointees.

To apply, please visit www.gregtims.co.nz to complete the prerequisite online application form.  All applications must be submitted through our website or they cannot be processed.

Applications close: Midday on Friday, 17 November 2017

Please note that if you are shortlisted, will be held on Friday 24 November 2017.

To apply for this role, please click here

Negotiator (Mandate Maintenance)

  • Treaty Negotiations Advisory Team
  • Support Mandate Maintenance
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management

Description

The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board have a vision for settlement to achieve the best possible outcome for Te Iwi o Maniapoto, in terms of appropriate recognition and redress. The negotiation team will conduct negotiations with the Crown on behalf of Ngāti Maniapoto, and will be guided by some clear principles and protocols determined by the Trust Board.

This Negotiator’s focus will be to support the delivery of the Board’s overall negotiation strategy, in particular ensuring lead overlapping/shared interests and related workstreams, resolution of overlapping interests, progress negotiations, determine PSGE, include iwi feedback in negotiations progress, report to iwi, support negotiations achievements.

You will be expected to develop the strategy and lead technical negotiations with Crown agencies, local government and SOEs, and ensure that all related work streams and project planning actions and timeframes are met. Making sure that the Negotiation Team and iwi are kept up to date on progress will be an important responsibility, along with maintaining a close working relationship with the Office of Treaty Settlements Negotiation Manager. It will also include undertaking any related work as delegated by the Lead Negotiator, and that consistent approaches are undertaken that are in accordance with the Negotiation Team Protocol.

Previous experience in Treaty related negotiations is highly desirable, as is the proven ability to research and analyse information, prepare written reports and undertake agreed tasks to a high delivery standard. Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, and relationship management abilities are essential.

This will be a contract for service arrangement, with the hours and time commitments to be agreed with the successful appointees.

To apply, please visit www.gregtims.co.nz to complete the prerequisite online application form. All applications must be submitted through our website or they cannot be processed.

Applications close: Midday on Friday, 17 November 2017

Please note that if you are shortlisted, will be held on Friday 24 November 2017.

To apply for this role please click here

Request for Tender
Legal Advice

The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board have a vision for settlement to achieve the best possible outcome for Te Iwi o Maniapoto, in terms of appropriate recognition and redress.  The negotiation team will conduct negotiations with the Crown on behalf of Ngāti Maniapoto and will be guided by some clear principles and protocols determined by the Trust Board.

The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board are seeking proposals for the provision of legal advice for the initialled Deed of Settlement [IDOS] phase of negotiations with the Crown.  The current workplan aims to achieve IDOS by December 2018.

A key role will be to assist the negotiations team to review and understand the legal implications of Crown settlement offers. The Legal Advisor will provide legal advice in relation to the Initialled Deed of Settlement that may include:

  • Advice and assistance on any AIP-DOS variations;
  • Vesting of specific cultural redress properties;
  • Relationship/Instruments;
  • Final and commercial redress – transfer of specific commercial redress properties;
  • Quantum;
  • Deferred selection process;
  • Right of first refusal;
  • Crown Forest Licensed Land;
  • Other core settlement terms and definitions; and
  • Final legal review and confirmation that the DOS records all agreed outcomes.

The Legal Advisor will provide legal advice in relation to the negotiation of the Maniapoto DOS with the Crown including participation and attendance in pre-negotiation, negotiation and post negotiation meetings with the negotiation team and legal advice as necessary.

The tender should include:

  • Experience and expertise in your profession and within the treaty negotiations sector;
  • Knowledge of the treaty negotiations sector;
  • Capacity to undertake the work including the team available;
  • Availability to undertake the work for iDOS phase of negotiations;
  • Interests;
  • Continuity of service and understanding with / of the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board and Maniapoto; and
  • Pricing and hourly rates, including GST implications and disbursements.

Final tender documents must be received by 5pm, 8 December 2017.

All tender documents can be emailed to:

Nicole Anderson
Contractor to Maniapoto Māori Trust Board
Email:  nicole@andersoninc.nz

Request for Tender
Strategic Advice

The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board have a vision for settlement to achieve the best possible outcome for Te Iwi o Maniapoto, in terms of appropriate recognition and redress.  The negotiation team will conduct negotiations with the Crown on behalf of Ngāti Maniapoto and will be guided by some clear principles and protocols determined by the Trust Board.

The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board are seeking proposals to provide strategic advice for the initialed Deed of Settlement [IDOS] phase of negotiations with the Crown.  The current work plan aims to achieve IDOS by December 2018.

This influential role will work as a key member of the Negotiation Team and coordinate the analysis and reporting of information for use in the formulation and implementation of negotiation strategies, workstreams, and projects.  You will be expected to provide well-founded strategic advice to optimise negotiations and undertake specialist work as required.

The Strategic Advisor will provide the following services to the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board as required during the negotiation process:

  • Strategic advice in relation to the negotiation strategy;
  • Participation in pre-negotiation, negotiation, and post-negotiation meetings;
  • Participation in beneficiary/stakeholder meetings and strategic advice where necessary;
  • Assessment of the merits or otherwise of the contemporaneous ratification of the Deed of Settlement and Post Settlement Governance Entity;
  • Advice on all Trust Board and Crown communications relevant to negotiations and negotiation documents; and
  • Advice on summary Agreement in Principle and Deed of Settlement documents.

The tender should include:

  • Experience and expertise in your profession and within the treaty negotiations sector;
  • Knowledge of the treaty negotiations sector;
  • Capacity to undertake the work including the team available;
  • Availability to undertake the work for iDOS phase of negotiations;
  • Interests;
  • Continuity of service and understanding with/of the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board and Maniapoto; and
  • Pricing and hourly rates, including GST implications and disbursements.

Final tender documents must be received by 5pm, 8 December 2017.

All tender documents can be emailed to:

Nicole Anderson
Contractor to Maniapoto Māori Trust Board
Email:  nicole@andersoninc.nz

Request for Tender
Strategic Communication Advice

The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board have a vision for settlement to achieve the best possible outcome for Te Iwi o Maniapoto, in terms of appropriate recognition and redress.  The negotiation team will conduct negotiations with the Crown on behalf of Ngāti Maniapoto and will be guided by some clear principles and protocols determined by the Trust Board.

The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board are seeking proposals to provide strategic communication advice for the initialled Deed of Settlement [IDOS] phase of negotiations with the Crown.  The current workplan aims to achieve IDOS by December 2018.

The Strategic Communications Advisor will provide strategic communications advice that may include:

  • A review of the Communications Strategy / Plan; and
  • Provision of communications advice, as required, until an Initialled Deed of Settlement is reached with the Crown.

The tender should include:

  • Experience and expertise in your profession and within the treaty negotiations sector;
  • Knowledge of the treaty negotiations sector;
  • Capacity to undertake the work including the team available;
  • Availability to undertake the work for iDOS phase of negotiations;
  • Interests;
  • Continuity of service and understanding with / of the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board and Maniapoto; and
  • Pricing and hourly rates, including GST implications and disbursements.

Final tender documents must be received by 5pm, 8 December 2017.

All tender documents can be emailed to:
Nicole Anderson
Contractor to Maniapoto Māori Trust Board
Email:  nicole@andersoninc.nz

Request for Tender
Valuations Advice

The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board have a vision for settlement to achieve the best possible outcome for Te Iwi o Maniapoto, in terms of appropriate recognition and redress.  The negotiation team will conduct negotiations with the Crown on behalf of Ngāti Maniapoto and will be guided by some clear principles and protocols determined by the Trust Board.

The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board are seeking proposals to provide valuations advice for the initialled Deed of Settlement [IDOS] phase of negotiations with the Crown The current workplan aims to achieve IDOS by December 2018.

Valuations advice will be required for a number of properties including commercial, rural, residential and forestry.

Valuations advice for each property will include:

  • An executive summary and summary of instructions;
  • A general description of the surrounding location and environment;
  • An overview of the resource management issues surrounding the property;
  • An affirmative statement outlining the potential for contamination;
  • The current rating (Government) valuation;
  • Details of the full nature of the property;
  • A structural description of the improvements;
  • A comprehensive review of all occupancy arrangements;
  • A macroeconomic overview of factors affecting economic conditions;
  • An outline of any over-arching assumptions and the methodology adopted;
  • Detailed analysis of transactional evidence;
  • SWOT analysis;
  • Valuation confirmation;
  • Disclosure and limitations;
  • Signatories and involvement; and
  • Qualifications and disclaimers.

The tender should include:

  • Experience and expertise in your profession and within the treaty negotiations sector;
  • Knowledge of the treaty negotiations sector;
  • Capacity to undertake the work including the team available;
  • Availability to undertake the work for iDOS phase of negotiations;
  • Interests;
  • Continuity of service and understanding with / of the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board and Maniapoto; and
  • Pricing and hourly rates, including GST implications and disbursements.

Final tender documents must be received by 5pm, 8 December 2017.

All tender documents can be emailed to:
Nicole Anderson
Contractor to Maniapoto Māori Trust Board
Email:  nicole@andersoninc.nz

Request for Tender
Project Manager

The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board have a vision for settlement to achieve the best possible outcome for Te Iwi o Maniapoto, in terms of appropriate recognition and redress.  The negotiation team will conduct negotiations with the Crown on behalf of Ngāti Maniapoto and will be guided by some clear principles and protocols determined by the Trust Board.

The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board are seeking proposals to provide project management of the initialled Deed of Settlement [IDOS] phase of negotiations with the Crown.  The current workplan aims to achieve IDOS by December 2018.

The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring appropriate levels of engagement and services to the Negotiations Team, Maniapoto, Māori and the Crown and other Treaty Sector Agency’s to achieve a comprehensive settlement outcome for Maniapoto.

This person is responsible for providing the negotiations team with all the necessary administrative and technical support.  This position requires a sound knowledge of the negotiations process combined with efficiency, reliability, administrative expertise and exceptional skills in relationship management.  The project manager must be capable of producing quality information within tight timeframes and tight resources.

The tender should include:

  • Experience and expertise in your profession and within the treaty negotiations sector;
  • Knowledge of the treaty negotiations sector;
  • Capacity to undertake the work including the team available;
  • Availability to undertake the work for iDOS phase of negotiations;
  • Interests;
  • Continuity of service and understanding with / of the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board and Maniapoto; and
  • Pricing and hourly rates, including GST implications and disbursements.

Final tender documents must be received by 5pm, 8 December 2017.

All tender documents can be emailed to:

Nicole Anderson
Contractor to Maniapoto Māori Trust Board
Email:  nicole@andersoninc.nz