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Chief Executive

We are looking for an experienced and visionary people leader to join our team as our Chief Executive.  This is an existing role to lead the organisation’s growth and development. You’ll be responsible for building a strengths-based, values-led, and performance-oriented team to achieve our strategic objectives. Ideally, you can demonstrate good working relationships with the disability community, as well as a passion for nurturing Te Ao Māori in the organisation.

Specifically your responsibilities include:

  • Building a strong values-based culture
  • Implementing Enabling Good Lives (EGL) principles
  • Nurturing Te Ao Māori across the organisation
  • Developing our people and their capability
  • Fundraising and organisational growth
  • Developing a strong board relationship
  • Business planning, delivery, and reporting
  • External Relations and Communication
  • Actively participating in leadership and decision-making forums

You will be:

  • Tertiary qualified in a social sector field is preferable but not a necessary requirement and/or
  • Have lived experience of disability and/or disadvantage or can demonstrate strong working relationships with the disability community and other disadvantaged communities.
  • Demonstrable commitment to listening to and valuing diverse views, particularly those of marginalised and disadvantaged communities.
  • Demonstrated experience in a leadership role of managing and developing diverse teams.
  • Knowledge of the current policy context and/or government initiatives in relation to disability, or a related social sector field
  • Experience of building and maintaining effective alliances, collaborations, and partnerships.
  • Excellent high-level relationship management and networking skills.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of systemic ableism, while challenging stigma and discrimination experienced by disabled people and other disadvantaged communities.
  • Demonstrable commitment to listening to and valuing diverse views, particularly those of disabled people and other disadvantaged communities.
  • A creative and strategic thinker.
  • Excellent networking, relationship building and communication skills, with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates an understanding and respect of Te Ao Māori, the unique experiences of tāngata whaikaha, and our relationship with Ti Tiriti O Waitangi.

Make a real difference in people’s lives
Through our coaching programmes our clients go on a journey of self-discovery. We’re committed to clients emerging from our programmes feeling confident, accepted, and connected. Our Life Skills Coaches empower our clients to find opportunities and develop values roles so they can live the life they love.

Do work that’s meaningful
Be part of a purpose-driven organisation supporting our clients to choose and go after a life they love. Make a difference through your work by sharing your strengths to grow our team and provide great value to our clients and community.

Make a unique contribution
We’re inviting you to bring your own unique approach to ensuring that the organisations beliefs and values are honoured while we work towards fulfilling our vision of the future.

For more information contact Natalie Milne at Ryan + Alexander.

NZSL video and Te Reo Māori applications welcome.
Momenta strives to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and aims to reflect the population we serve. Disabled people are encouraged to apply.