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9Wire Programme Manager

The 9Wire Programme is New Zealand’s first Environmental Innovation Programme of its kind. In collaboration with Ākina, Auckland Council, Callaghan Innovation, Department of Conservation, Ministry for the Environment, and the Ministry for Primary Industry, it’s aim is to accelerate environmental innovations to positively impact on the environment here in New Zealand and overseas.
The innovation 9Wire Programme Manager is a technical innovation specialist with strong connections and experience in the innovation world and credibility and contacts with strong capability in programme management. The role leads and programme manages the environmental innovation programme as well as directing the innovations themselves. The role will also be one of the spokespeople for the programme and environmental innovation locally and globally. WWF-New Zealand’s 5-year strategy includes establishing a purposeful approach to innovation and being recognised as helping push innovation in the environmental space in New Zealand and the world.

The 9Wire Programme Manager is responsible for organising and leading the programme within WWF-New Zealand’s environmental sphere of influence, providing oversight and coordination of all internal and external relationships involved in innovation programmes and reporting progress to and taking advice and direction from the Environmental Science Director and the 9Wire Steering Committee. The 9Wire programme manager is also responsible for the 9Wire budget including leading the fundraising requirements of the programme working with the WFF-New Zealand’s Leadership Team and partners to land funds.

Please apply online or email Applications close 1st November. If you have been shortlisted for this role you should expect to hear back from us by the 11th November.
The position is a full time role based in our Wellington office. 

How to apply?

Please apply by emailing your CV and cover letter (the cover letter should be 2 sides maximum) in a single document to

Please review the position description carefully and evidence how you meet the skills, experience and personal attributes required in your cover letter. 
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