Working at Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou offers a world of opportunity and challenge – and a chance to use your skills and experience to advance the aspirations of our Iwi. Whatever your background, working for Ngati Porou may be the challenge you are looking for. 

CEO - (Gisborne based)  

About The Role

Reporting into the Board the CEO is the “tip of the spear”. The CEO leads the business in a manner to deliver long term, sustainable growth to benefit shareholders and stakeholders.

More specifically, the role provides effective Leadership and Management to maximise shareholder value by setting strategy and direction; modelling and setting the Company’s culture, values and behaviour; building and leading the senior executive team, managing risks and external relationships; allocating capital across Company priorities to maximise profitability and being accountable for performance of the Ngati Porou Seafoods Group.

The CEO develops and ensures the capability and capacity of the business to deliver sustainable, long term asset growth and value.

The CEO is responsible for developing the people capability and capacity of the business, and provide the resources to deliver that sustainable growth. Nurture and manage the development of people, their skills and outcomes in all areas of the business.

The CEO is charged to execute and deliver results consistently to the expectations of all shareholders.

The CEO manages all operational and logistical aspects of running the business, with emphasis on ensuring effective health and safety systems.

About You

This is a challenging and rewarding role and a great opportunity for someone looking for their next career move; a step up or into a CE level role, with the chance to grow your career and make a real difference.

As an accomplished people manager, you will have proven senior level operational and commercial experience and be highly effective at setting a clear vision that people connect to and deliver against. With a reputation as a culture builder, who brings people together, you will possess the capability to operate and gain respect from the factory floor right through to board level.

Ideally you will be degree qualified with a background in FMCG.

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We’re Always Looking For Talented People To Join Our Team!

We are proud of the work that we do and wouldn’t be successful without our awesome team of dedicated people. If you’ve got the desire to be a part of a talented, creative and innovative group of people in a great and rewarding environment, then send your resume to

Currently we are looking for the following to go into our talent pool

  • On call experienced Receptionists (temporary roles)

  • Administrators with intermediate to advanced skills and experience (fixed terms)

  • Finance team – AP, AR, Payroll, Analysts, CA (fixed term)

  • Communications specialists

  • Project Managers

  • Specialist contractors

It would also be AMAZING if you have;

  • Proficiency in te reo ake o Ngati Porou and tikanga Maori
  • Knowledge of Ngati Poroutanga