New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

Customer Manager, Māori Business

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

Government Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 29-11-2019


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Our journey with Māori is one of the most exciting aspects of this period in our history. Māori have taken a foothold in the national economy - an economy worth over $50 billion. This Auckland based role is to help Grow Māori companies internationally.
Who we are:
Te Taurapa Tūhono | NZTE is focused on unlocking the power of the growing Māori export economy by working with more Māori companies, collectives and leaders to create more successful international companies. Our role is to grow companies internationally and we do this with our know-how and know-who through our network of 50 international offices - by connecting companies to international partners and markets, mobilising capital for growth, and supporting our customers to build company capability to grow internationally.
What you'll be doing:
We are seeking someone who wants to; help internationalise Māori businesses, be part of a specialist Māori Business Team, with the ability and passion to champion the growth of the Māori economy.
Building relationships across the NZTE and NZ Inc network is an important part of what we do, along with Māori customer growth success. You will also play an integral part in continuing to weave tikanga Māori into the fabric of Te Taurapa Tūhono | NZTE's culture.
What you'll need to be successful:
To be successful in this role you'll have strong commercial acumen (preferably gained with export businesses), and a proven ability to deliver results. You will be able to build relationships inside and outside Māoridom and have a track record of working in high performance environments. Te Reo Māori is a core component of this role, will be proud of and can grow others through sharing your knowledge of Māori culture, people and business.
The Māori economy has huge potential to lift the New Zealand economy. If you are passionate about assisting Māori businesses to grow bigger, better, faster internationally, we'd love to hear from you.
Why you'll love working here:
You will be exposed to an array of businesses across different sectors, working with an enthusiastic, motivated, commercially astute and committed team. This opportunity will give you exposure to a multinational footprint as some of the customers you will be interfacing with have international operations. Leveraging your international work experience will mean you will bring a strong understanding to the complexities and challenges these customers face.
What's next:
If you are innovative, driven, adventurous and enjoy working for an awesome purpose that directly impacts New Zealand’s economy, please apply now.
Applications will close at 5pm 29th November, 2019
Kaitiakitanga, care for people and place - for now and for future generations.
We believe New Zealand is good for the world. We were the last to be discovered but the first to give women the vote. A country embracing its diverse landscapes and even greater diversity of its people. At NZTE it’s all about the people. We work flexibly at NZTE and we’re keen to talk to you about what that might mean for you in this role. We’re deeply connected to the diversity of our people across the globe and embrace how that drives our organisation and the country forward.