Could you be our next General Manager?

Are you an experienced manager looking for a part-time opportunity serving the Manawatu community? Our current General Manager, Aly, is leaving us in March so we’re looking for a replacement to lead our organisation.

In this role you’ll oversee Neighbourhood Support Manawatū’s core projects and programmes, manage finances, reporting, funding and key relationships, and provide support and leadership to our team and volunteers. You’ll also work closely with our governing committee to define organisational strategy.

Based in Feilding Police Station this role is 12 hours per week with potential to grow pending future funding. You can choose your working hours and have the ability to work from home on occasion.

To be successful in this role you’ll have proven experience in the areas listed above and be a skilled communicator with experience building strong working relationships, training volunteers, data entry and general administration. You’ll need to be able to connect with people of all ages and from all backgrounds, and be confident using various software and online tools to complete your work. 

If this sounds like you, email an application letter along with your CV or resume to Please include at least 2 referees.

Applications close on 8 February, and applicants will need to be available in the week beginning 21 February for interviews. Anticipated start date mid-March.

Applicants must be based within the Manawatu District, or nearby, to be considered for this role. Applicants for this position should have NZ Residency or a valid NZ Work visa. Due to our place of work, we must comply with vaccine requirements from NZ Police, therefore the successful candidate will be required to have a valid vaccine pass.