National Director

Wellington - Wellington City

The Kaimahi Matauranga Workers’ Education Training Trust (The Trust) is a charitable trust established in 2017 for the benefit of workers and employees in New Zealand. Its purpose is to educate people primarily through programmes of health and safety at work courses, teaching and learning resources, and other education courses.

Due to the ever-increasing focus on health and safety in the workplace and our passion and experience in providing innovative education to workers and employees, an exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced individual to manage and direct the overall operations of the business and drive it forward in the role of National Director. Based in our Wellington office this is a strategic yet hands on role that is responsible for all operational areas of the Trust.

To be successful in this role, you will: 

  • Understand training – both development and delivery to national framework standards.
  • Be enthusiastic about health and safety in the workplace.
  • Have the passion and energy to grow the business.
  • Be a strategic leader with proven experience communicating a shared vision and managing teams.
  • Be financially literate and commercial in your thinking.
  • Possess and display a thorough understanding of all core functional business areas.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be aligned to the aims and values of the Union movement.
  • Demonstrate a practical understanding of modern marketing methods.

This role would suit an individual who is experienced in operational management and is keen to make the move to a strategic leadership role at a national level.

For the right candidate we offer a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to work with a great team of people throughout the country whilst being based in the capital - Wellington.

To apply for this position please follow the instructions online, attaching your Curriculum Vitae and covering letter. Applications close Sunday, 18 March 2018.

For more information please email to arrange a confidential discussion.

Job Description

Applications close: 18 Mar 2018