Group Manager, Collection Services

Poutakinga Rōpū Ratonga Kohikohinga

He mea whai take te pūranga taonga nā te whai take hoki nō ngā mea tuku iho. Kei ngā pūranga e puritia ana ā tātou kōrero, e toka ai ngā mea i pā ki a tātou, kō wai rā tātou, ko wai tātou ināianei. He whakarangatira tāna i tō tātou mana ā-iwi me tō tātou aro hoki ki ngā tikanga a iwi kē.
Archives matter because history matters. Archives hold our stories, give us evidence about what has happened, who we were and who we are. They enrich our sense of identity and our understanding of our cultures.
Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision is an independent charitable trust which represents film, television, radio, archival, Māori and community interests. A rare opportunity has become available for an outstanding leader to join our Chief Executive and Executive Leadership Team to make a positive impact within Ngā Taonga.
We are a kaupapa-centred organisation that is committed to connecting people with people and people with audiovisual taonga. We are also commited to the principles of te Tiriti o Waitangi and support the revitalisation of te reo Māori, encouraging all employees to use te reo Māori in their daily business interaction.
About the role:
Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Group Manager, Collection Services - Poutakinga Rōpū Ratonga Kohikohinga has a critical role in leading, connecting and coordinating complex functions. This role leads the delivery of best practice collection management services for the national audiovisual collection to ensure that it is available for present and future generations.
What we are looking for:
We are looking for an accomplished, collaborative and strategic senior leader who has credibility within the heritage and archival sectors; who has:
- Leadership experience in audiovisual collection management, preservation and conservation, both physical and digital, including:
  • the development of collection policies and procedures
  • stakeholder relationship management with key vendors and partner organisations
  • responsiveness to preservation priorities from clients and external stakeholders
  • long-term forecasting and management of physical and digital storage requirements; and - thought leadership of audiovisual archiving workforce capability development.
- Proven expertise in and understanding of the capability and use of rapidly changing digital technologies within the sector. You will also be recognised for your ability to incorporate digital technologies to enhance organisational performance.
You will also be comfortable working in a genuinely bicultural work environment, and enjoy working with people who are passionate about what they do and are eager to share their commitment and knowledge.
As a proven leader, you will have applicable NZ tertiary qualifications along with at least 5 years’ experience working at a senior level along with experience in leading the delivery of a successful audiovisual collection preservation and management function. If this role sounds like you then we’d love to hear from you.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Sunday, 23 February 2020