Trust Manager Recruitment – Rod Donald Trust

The Rod Banks Peninsula Donald Trust is currently recruiting for a new Trust Manager, so if you are interested in making a difference to conservation and recreation on Banks Peninsula and are considering applying for this role then see below for details:

  • Rewarding Opportunity to Lead an Environmental Changemaker
  • Operational and Projects Focused Role
  • Christchurch/Banks Peninsula Based – Flexible Hours

Rod Donald Banks Peninsula Trust

The Rod Donald Banks Peninsula Trust was founded in 2010 as a charitable entity with an initial capital endowment to support sustainable management, conservation and recreation on Banks Peninsula. The Trust’s strategic plan is to achieve maximum value and an enduring legacy through investing in projects that holistically deliver on four key pillars: Access, Biodiversity, Knowledge and Partnership. Further information on the Trust can be found on this website.

Reporting to the Trust Board, you will successfully lead strategic, operational and project activities enabling the Trust to achieve an enduring legacy and increasing public access on the Peninsula. You will deliver efficient and effective management to the Trust’s strategic and operational plans, while establishing and maintaining positive relationships with stakeholder groups. You will also manage day to day operations, develop and implement events and ensure projects are managed and delivered to meet deadlines, scope, quality and budget.  

To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate proven planning and implementation expertise, along with experience in developing and managing partnerships, projects and contracts, preferably in the fields of conservation, recreation or land use management. You will also have financial oversight capability and an aptitude for building and maintaining strong relationships. Excellent communication skills and an appreciation of local Māori knowledge and Tikanga will also be key to your success in this role. Knowledge and appreciation of Banks Peninsula and relevant networks is advantageous.

To Apply

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to lead the Rod Donald Banks Peninsula Trust into the future and make a real difference in conservation and recreation. If you feel you possess the above qualities, go to Brannigans Initial enquiries are welcome by phoning Brannigans staff, Nick Carter on 03 345 8764, or Kase Craig on 03 345 8755.

Applications for this role close 5pm Friday 22 September 2023