Leading Museums, Museum Leaders

Director Transformation & Development – AWMM

Closing date:   June 25, 2018
Institution:   Auckland Museum
Salary:   Not supplied yet.
Employment status:   Full-time
Location :   Auckland
Contact name:   Neil Munro, +64 21 612 106, David Hammond, +64 27 444 6368 or Raewyn Brown, +64 21 917 203
Contact email:   cvakl@sheffield.co.nz

Tāmaki Paenga Hira: Tui tui hono tangata, whenua me te moana.

Ko Tāmaki Paenga Hira, he waengarahi ake, he ngakau mahaki mo te kaitiakitanga taonga pū korero, pakiwaitara, korero tipua ano hoki mai i ngā kai para korero.

Auckland Museum is an influential, and much-loved organisation at the centre of Auckland’s identity, committed to sharing the story of the city and its people for Aucklanders and visitors to the city through its collections.

Auckland Museum is well underway with delivery of the first phase of its transformational capital works programme and has established a new five-year strategic plan which contains bold ambitions for it to increase reach and impact. As part of this transformation, this new role of Director of Transformation & Development has been created.

The purpose and focus of this role is to transform the Auckland Museum through the delivery of planned capital works and the establishment of a strong development function to support these. You will bring extensive knowledge of the fundraising environment, which, coupled with your ability to assess opportunities, feasibility and risk, will ensure that Auckland Museum has the sustainable means to generate the income required for its transformation. You will have the ability to lead and provide direction for capital works transformation programmes and use your project governance skills to assist your teams in delivering a wide range of project types, complex business initiatives and change programmes.

We are interested in hearing from you if you have:

  • Extensive knowledge of the fundraising environment
  • Knowledge and skills in building a philanthropic organisational culture
  • Managed and developed highly engaged and high performing teams
  • Experience of leading a team of fundraisers
  • Ability to provide strategic input, design and implement capital transformation programmes effectively
  • Experience in transformation from business analysis and requirement gathering to execution and evaluation
  • Highly developed influencing skills, ability to engage effectively with multiple stakeholders at all levels

You will be joining a close-knit, collaborative and inclusive team who are intent on working together to deliver the Museum’s five year strategy.

For more information please phone Neil Munro on +64 21 612 106, David Hammond on +64 27 444 6368 or Raewyn Brown on +64 21 917 203.

To apply in strict confidence now, please visit sheffield.co.nz and complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV.

For more information or to apply visit: Museums Aotearoa.


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