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Cbm New Zealand: Director of Finance and Operations - Auckland

The organisation

cbm (Christian Blind Mission International) is an international development organisation with a key focus on persons living with disabilities and poverty overseas.

We envision an inclusive world where all persons with disabilities enjoy their human rights and achieve their full potential. We seek to achieve this by raising funds and awareness and undertaking quality international programmes – from cataract and fistula surgery through to disability-inclusive organic farming and responding to natural disasters.

Each year the global cbm family impacts over 55 million people to prevent blindness and diseases. We treat over 8 million people with medical conditions, and provide education and assistive devices to over 1 million people.

It’s a deeply compelling mission, and we are proud of how our small NZ team contributes.

  • cbm New Zealand is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from those with disabilities.
  • cbm operates from a Christian kaupapa.

 

The Opportunity

Reporting to the CEO, you'll be part of the Senior Management Team, leading a small and dedicated finance and operations team and overseeing all financial / management accounting, data management and analysis and operational and administrative functions for cbm.

This is a key role, ensuring cbm delivers on the value of being good stewards of our resources

 

Direct reports:           3

Location:                   Rosedale (Albany), Auckland

Hours:                       30 hours per week (negotiable). Weekly spread of hours negotiable.

 

 

The Ideal Candidate

  • 5+ years experience in senior management in a similar role
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Excellent project management and problem solving skills, with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Professional and team-oriented, with staff management experience.
  • Ability to assertively communicate and advise on financial matters, with a high level of understanding of reporting.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the preparation of presentations, correspondence, and reports.
  • Proven organisational skills and the ability to prioritise tasks.
  • Experience managing supplier relationships.
  • Understanding of, and interest in, the not-for-profit sector.
  • Experience of Raisers Edge software an advantage (or exposure to a complex CRM application).
  • Ability to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations

Applications close: April 29, 2019

For more information, click here.

 


Amnesty International NZ: Digital Communications Officer - Auckland

The Organisation

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who take injustice personally. We are campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all and are funded by members and people like you. We are independent of any political ideology, economic interest or religion. No government is beyond scrutiny. No situation is beyond hope. 

 

The Opportunity

The Digital Communications Officer will use email, social media, websites and digital advertising to inspire existing and new supporters to raise their human rights engagement, including by increasing donations. With a strong emphasis on digital marketing, analytics and continuous refinement, the Digital Communications Officer helps drive campaigning, supporter engagement and public profile. Key responsibilities include:

  • Content creation;
  • Planning and administration;
  • Networking and professional development;
  • Review and implementation; and
  • Any other reasonable duties assigned by the Communications Manager.

The Ideal Candidate

If you are a technically savvy self-starter who is hungry to learn, are meticulous in your attention to detail and are committed to human rights, we would love to hear from you. Tertiary qualifications in digital marketing, communications or a related discipline in addition to 1-3 years’ experience in a similar role will be highly regarded.

 

Applications close: April 18, 2019

For more information, click here.

 


Amnesty International NZ: Media and Communications Officer - Auckland

The Organisation

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who take injustice personally. We are campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all and are funded by members and people like you. We are independent of any political ideology, economic interest or religion. No government is beyond scrutiny. No situation is beyond hope. 

 

The Opportunity

The Media and Communications Officer will play a vital role; generating extensive media coverage for human rights campaigning and engagement priorities, and sustaining a strong public profile for Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand. The media focus of this role is balanced by an essential contribution to communications designed for supporters and advocates to ensure the growth of the Amnesty International movement to be bigger, bolder and more inclusive. Key responsibilities include:

  • Media coordination;
  • Communications and channel support;
  • Planning and administration;
  • Networking and professional development; and
  • Review and continuous improvement

The Ideal Candidate

If you are an experienced Media and Communications Officer who can think strategically, identify opportunities and proactively place stories, we would love to hear from you.  The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years’ experience in a similar role, a demonstrable commitment to human rights and a background in PR, media or journalism. A tertiary qualification in a related field will be highly regarded.

 

Applications close: April 18, 2019

For more information, click here.

 


 

World Vision: Country Portfolio Manager - Auckland

Why World Vision?

For over 40 years World Vision’s name in New Zealand has been synonymous with eliminating poverty, restoring communities and saving lives.  Responding to the challenges of global poverty in a contemporary world.

An exciting opportunity has opened up in our International Partnerships team for a Country Portfolio Manager, based in our Auckland Office.

These are just a few of the reasons World Vision is a great place to work:

  • Our culture is fun, professional and friendly
  • We employ fantastic people who are experts in their field and great mentors
  • We celebrate our successes
  •  We are the largest international NGO in NZ
  • We make a difference in other people’s lives every day!

The role:

The purpose of this position is to effectively co-ordinate and provide grant and programme management support to WVNZ-funded programmes in assigned countries, to support those involved in raising funds for those programmes, and to make a substantive contribution to the wider work of World Vision as a member of the International Partnerships Team.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Degree in a relevant discipline - development studies, human rights, social sciences, etc.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the design and management of development and/or emergency projects/programmes (with excellent project management skills using current methodologies), with at least one year of overseas experience
  • Significant experience managing a country and regional portfolio including the acquisition and management of complex grants within the international development sector, project/programme design and monitoring of programme quality, and (preferably) making funding decisions in a donor organisation.
  • Strong relationship management skills with the ability to influence and negotiate with a variety of stakeholders, including child sponsors, institutional donors, private and government donors, and World Vision Field Offices. Includes experience in providing support to both Marketing and Engagement teams within World Vision NZ and World Vision Field offices
  • Experience in financial management, including the preparation and analysis of budgets and financial reports both operational and project
  • Proven strategic thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills, with a demonstrated ability to develop and align strategies and policies with an organisation’s strategic direction and needs
  • Experience in negotiating and managing partnerships for development outcomes
  •  Excellent leadership, public speaking, networking, negotiation and communications skills
  • A commitment to the mission, core values and culture of World Vision NZ
  • Current passport, and willingness to travel up to 30% of the time to complete monitoring field visits.

Still unsure if it’s the right role for you? Check out our website and have a look at how World Vision really works! http://www.worldvision.org.nz/

 

For more information, click here.

Applications close: Sunday 14 April 2019 

 


Caritas Aotearoa NZ: Key Community Engagement Role - Kaihāpai Māori - Wellington

  • Strengthen relationships with tangata whenua groups
  • Build capability in te reo rangatira me ōna tikanga

 

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand (www.caritas.org.nz) is the Catholic Bishops’ agency for justice, peace and development. We work in partnership and solidarity with communities in Aotearoa, Oceania and throughout the world, to promote human dignity and the common good. Our work of hope tackles both the causes and effects of poverty and injustice and responds swiftly to human and natural disasters. We promote advocacy and education for justice in New Zealand and overseas, and we play an integral part in the worldwide Caritas network of 165 Catholic relief, development, and social service organisations. In its mission, Caritas seeks to demonstrate whakaaroha – love in action.

 

Caritas is now seeking applications for the role of Kaihāpai Māori.

 

This role supports the whole Caritas team to work effectively with Māori communities in Aotearoa, building and strengthening relationships of trust. The Kaihāpai Māori will contribute to strengthening and deepening cultural capability within the Caritas team based in Wellington.

 

In this role you will: 

  • show leadership in building relationships of trust with Māori communities in Aotearoa;
  • support the whole Caritas team to work effectively with tangata whenua;
  • give advice and support on the appropriate use of te reo and tikanga Māori, and other cultural expectations through a Māori lens

 You will be a fluent or semi-fluent speaker of te reo Māori and be comfortable in spaces governed by tikanga Māori. You will have confidence to guide and lead others through Māori cultural spaces (marae, hui, wānanga). You will have excellent relationship building skills and the availability to travel nationally and internationally as required. You will have an understanding and commitment to Catholic Social Teaching and be comfortable in a church setting. You will be committed to the vision, mission and values of Caritas and demonstrate a personal commitment to social justice.

 

This is a challenging leadership role in an organisation addressing poverty, advocating for environmental justice, partnering with indigenous peoples, responding to crises and connecting with communities. If you have a passion to make a meaningful difference, and believe that you have what it takes to contribute to our team in this vital role, we want to hear from you.

 

For more information contact Catharina Vossen on phone: 021 884 749 or email your resume and covering letter to: catharina@caritas.org.nz

 


 

Caritas Aotearoa NZ: Humanitarian Programmes Coordinator - Wellington

Key Programmes Roles

 

  • Deliver vital human development programmes
  • Strong relationship management skills

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand (www.caritas.org.nz) is the Catholic Bishops’ agency for justice, peace and development. We work in partnership and solidarity with communities in Aotearoa and throughout the world, to promote human dignity and the common good. Our work of hope tackles both the causes and effects of poverty and injustice and responds swiftly to human and natural disasters. We promote advocacy and education for justice in New Zealand and overseas, and we play an integral part in the worldwide Caritas network of 165 Catholic relief, development, and social service organisations. In its mission, Caritas seeks to demonstrate whakaaroha – love in action.

 

Caritas is now seeking applications for two roles in the Programmes Team. The team works in partnership with other organisations delivering integral human development and emergency preparedness and response initiatives to communities in need. Reporting to the Programmes Manager and actively contributing as a member of the team.

 

In this role you will:

  • build trust-based relationships with partner organisations to ensure humanitarian programmes realise Caritas’ commitment to justice, peace and development;
  • utilise specialist knowledge and skills in the management and delivery of humanitarian emergency response, recovery and preparedness programmes;
  • have demonstrated experience in humanitarian work, ideally in Oceania;
  • be a skilled written and oral communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.

In this role you will have excellent relationship building skills, a strong capacity to work cross-culturally and the availability to travel nationally and internationally as required.  You will hold appropriate tertiary qualifications (or practical equivalent), be committed to the vision, mission and values of Caritas and demonstrate a personal commitment to social justice.

 

This is a challenging role in an organisation addressing poverty, advocating for environmental justice, partnering with indigenous peoples, responding to crises and connecting with communities.  If you have a passion to make a meaningful difference and believe that you have what it takes to contribute to our team, we want to hear from you

 

For more information contact Catharina Vossen on phone: 021 884 749 or email your resume and covering letter to: catharina@caritas.org.nz

 


Caritas Aotearoa NZ: Programmes Activities Assistant - Wellington

  • Deliver vital human development programmes
  • Strong relationship management skills

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand (www.caritas.org.nz) is the Catholic Bishops’ agency for justice, peace and development. We work in partnership and solidarity with communities in Aotearoa and throughout the world, to promote human dignity and the common good. Our work of hope tackles both the causes and effects of poverty and injustice and responds swiftly to human and natural disasters. We promote advocacy and education for justice in New Zealand and overseas, and we play an integral part in the worldwide Caritas network of 165 Catholic relief, development, and social service organisations. In its mission, Caritas seeks to demonstrate whakaaroha – love in action.

 

Caritas is now seeking applications for two roles in the Programmes Team. The team works in partnership with other organisations delivering integral human development and emergency preparedness and response initiatives to communities in need. Reporting to the Programmes Manager and actively contributing as a member of the team.

 

In this role you will:

  • provide administrative support and project coordination to ensure Programmes Team objectives are met;
  • have a proactive, focused and collaborative approach;
  • be keen to forge a career in the development sector.

In this role you will have excellent relationship building skills, a strong capacity to work cross-culturally and the availability to travel nationally and internationally as required.  You will hold appropriate tertiary qualifications (or practical equivalent), be committed to the vision, mission and values of Caritas and demonstrate a personal commitment to social justice.

 

This is a challenging role in an organisation addressing poverty, advocating for environmental justice, partnering with indigenous peoples, responding to crises and connecting with communities.  If you have a passion to make a meaningful difference and believe that you have what it takes to contribute to our team, we want to hear from you

 

For more information contact Catharina Vossen on phone: 021 884 749 or email your resume and covering letter to: catharina@caritas.org.nz

 


 

VSA: Funding Strategy Adviser (Volunteer) 

 

In this assignment, the volunteer will support the Georesources and Energy Programme (GEP) team to identify and consult with relevant donors and co-develop a fundraising strategy. Key to this assignment will also be identifying training needs for the GEP team enabling them to develop future funding strategies and proposals without assistance.

 

We are looking for a volunteer with:

·         Experience developing and implementing a fundraising strategy

·         Excellent knowledge of funding, investment attraction and/or donor engagement

·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·         Strong stakeholder engagement and management skills

·         Strong research skills

·         Experience training others

·         A relevant tertiary degree

 

For more information, click here.

Applications close: 14 April 2019

 


 

 UNICEF NZ: Telemarketing Team Leader - Wellington

Are you looking for an opportunity to truly make a difference around the world? Ready to work for the world’s leading international children’s charity?

 

If you are passionate about charity work and children then UNICEF may have the perfect role for you. This is a part time one year contract position where you will be engaging with new donors on the phone to thank them for their support and answer any questions they may have. You will also be communicating with our long term donors, handling their queries and encouraging continued support. You will be responsible for leading a small team of telefundraisers to motivate them to achieve their best.

 

Our ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual who has a genuine and friendly phone manner, efficient typing and computer skills, be good with people and have great customer service. The key working shift will be 5 hours every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2:30pm to 7:30pm. The hours are 20 – 30 hours per week, this will depend on the candidate.

 

You will be working within a super supportive team environment. We are prepared to train the successful applicant in our CRM computer system. Prior customer service, call centre or administration experience is preferred. Most importantly we require that you have passion, commitment, dedication and a good work ethic.

 

If you’re interested in this amazing opportunity email your cv and cover letter to rebecca@unicef.org.nz

 


 

Tearfund: Engagement Manager – Mid-level and major donors

 

The Organisation

Tearfund is one of New Zealand’s leading NGO’s with development partnerships and programmes throughout the developing world.  It is a highly respected charity that inspires people to give, learn, advocate and stand up against injustice. 

Over 25,000 donors and 1,600 churches nationwide provide a network for the majority of funding needed for Tearfund’s development programmes. 

 

Tearfund’s priority sectors are:

  • Child Sponsorship
  • Disasters and Peace Building
  • Anti-Trafficking and Exploitation
  • Water, Health and Education
  • Enterprise and Empowerment

There are over 40 highly competent experienced staff, plus volunteers, who work from the Mt Roskill, Auckland office to support the growth and effectiveness of these programmes.

 

The Role

The Engagement Manager is one of our key front-line roles that works directly with our supporters, developing fundraising initiatives, events and ideas to widen our supporter base and increase income.

You’ll be responsible for developing and managing Tearfund’s bequest strategy, using innovative approaches to build a successful pipeline of bequest enquirers, intenders and confirmed bequest pledgees.

 

Ideally, you’ll have some or all of the following:

  • Experience working in a fundraising role which had tangible goals and revenue targets
  • Excellent relationship building and communication skills
  • Evidence of strong networking skills
  • The ability to speak in public, engaging with and inspiring others to act
  • Be a self-starter who has the qualities and skills to act autonomously yet liaise closely with the wider Tearfund team
  • Our mission statement is: “Motivated by Jesus, we encourage Kiwis to act for justice to relieve poverty among the world’s most vulnerable people”.  Personal alignment with this mission will be important for the candidate who is appointed to this role.

This is an opportunity to join a committed and passionate team supporting life-changing programmes. 

 

For more information, click here.

 

  


Volunteers Wanted

 


 

International Development Young Professional Network - Treasurer

 

The position description for TREASURER:

* Oversee the financial administration of IDYP

* Review procedures and financial reporting

* Advise the Management Committee on financial strategy

* Advise on fundraising

* Manages cash flow

* Develop a working knowledge of the laws governing IDYP's operation

* Ensure the Management Committee understands its financial obligations

* Submit annual financial report to the Charities Register and the NZ Companies Office if required.

* Prepare financial statements to be approved by Management Committee and then presented at annual AGM for member approval.

 

For more information, click here

 


 

RNZWCS Limited: Volunteers wanted - Pacific Islands

 

Rotary New Zealand is seeking volunteers - qualified plumbers, electricians and civil engineers for work in the Pacific Islands.

Would suit recently retired persons.


Please direct inquiries to info@rnzwcs.org.

 


VSA: Volunteers for International Development

VSA assignments are created by local people in the wider Pacific to meet local needs. Our volunteers work alongside them, sharing their skills to make lasting change.

Currently, we are recruiting for:

  • Agriculture & Horticulture advisers
  • Architects
  • Mechanic & Plumber Trainers
  • Legal Advisers
  • WASH advisers
  • Quality Assurance advisers
  • Educational advisers and lecturers
  • Communications, marketing and fundraising specialists
  • Media Advisers
  • Business and finance advisers and mentors
  • IT and web development advisers
  • Health professionals (various disciplines)
  • Tourism advisers

To find out more about these roles and other VSA assignments we are currently recruiting for please visit VSA's vacancies page, as it is updated regularly with a variety of positions.