Community Services Manager - Wellington

We’re embarking on an exciting transformation and you could help shape it in this leadership role as we breathe life into a new vision aimed at really making a difference to the lives of New Zealand children, families and whanau. 

In this role you will provide leadership and direction for volunteer and community services including specific community development projects.  Working as part of a supportive regional leadership team, you will ensure that Plunket People working in community services are supported and that the services are developed and delivered to meet community needs and organisational objectives.

You’ll lead and motivate a team, ensuring excellent customer service and delivery of strategic and tactical business objectives.  You will also work with local iwi stakeholders so will have knowledge of relevant cultural protocols and you will be able to identify and develop new service delivery opportunities.  It goes without saying that your communication skills (verbal and written) will be excellent.

This is a big role with the potential to make a big difference. To be effective in it, we anticipate that you will have a postgraduate management qualification (or working towards) or extensive equivalent experience.  You will have experience in community service development, ideally in the NGO, health or community sectors.

The position is based in Wellington but will cover the Wellington, Wairarapa, Hawkes Bay, Wanganui and Manawatu areas so travel within these areas is required.

To view the position description or to apply for this role please refer to For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Steve Lavery, Regional Operations Manager, telephone 021 927 595, or email;

Applications close 6 June



Permanent Full Time

Job no: 2018-072

Location: Wellington-Wairarapa

Closing Date: Applications close 6 June 2018