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5 Sep 2019

Part-Time Project Catalyst

Foundation North –  Ponsonby & South Auckland

Job Description

Support the communities of today to shape the communities of tomorrow

As the community trust for Auckland and Northland, the $1.2+ billion endowment we preserve and grow for the people of our region allows us to make $40 million of grants p.a. We support the work of community organisations, large and small, that make our region a great place to live. We take an intergenerational view of the needs and aspirations of our communities and are working to support the communities of today to shape the communities of tomorrow.

Our 15-year strategy prioritises our grantmaking on outcomes, strengthening partnerships to achieve projects of greater scale and impact, and innovative approaches. It is an exciting time to join the team.

Project Catalyst (3 or 4 days per week)
Reporting to the Strategy & Innovation Manager, this role delivers a portfolio of projects that contribute to one of the strategic priority areas for the Foundation – to reduce inequalities in South Auckland. Playing a key part in supporting the use of innovation practices inside and outside the Foundation, this role will lead project and prototyping teams, catalyse engagement with key sectors, and broker new relationships and collaborative opportunities across the communities of South Auckland, with a focus on generating social and environmental change.

You’ll bring to this role a depth of experience in managing complex projects with high community interest and multi-stakeholders. Your hunger to cultivate innovation complemented by your natural relational skills and South Auckland community connections enables you to work in and across organisations and systems. You bring creativity and commercial acumen to uncertain conditions to achieve positive outcomes and bring others with you on the learning journey.

Located in Ponsonby, with a South Auckland base at Te Haa o Manukau, we support flexible working practices, are committed to staff personal development, and offer a collaborative team environment focused on learning and supporting innovation.

For a position description and more information on this opportunity to contribute to a leading philanthropic organisation, visit

Job Expired September 20, 2019

Job Categories: Community Services and Development (other). Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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