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    Kaitunu Kai - Head chef position

    We're seeking an experienced chef for the Healthy School Lunches programme who can operate within the tikanga and kaupapa of Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rārua.

    Reporting to the Pou Hononga (Social Manager), this job would be attractive to someone who:

    • Loves organising
    • is community minded
    • would find this work rewarding and
    • wants family-friendly hours.

    The right person will end up running most of the show once the “Project Manager” has negotiated with the schools and setup the ordering/reporting requirements and systems. The Chef will:

    • Provide Chef skills and expertise in undertaking Healthy School Lunches Programme in line with Ministry of Education expectations
    • Operate within the tikanga and kaupapa of Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rārua, upholding our mana at all times.

    Technical or professional knowledge, skills, and experience:

    • A relevant qualification, with proven experience as a head/executive chef
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
    • Can demonstrate an ability to organise self and team to achieve work directives, meet deadlines and manage conflicting deadlines and requirements
    • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple stakeholders, establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with all types and levels of people.

    Download the position description

    Apply now - closes 19 February

    To apply send a cover letter and CV to Michelle, using the details below.

    Richard Liddicoat

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    Kaitunu Kai - Head chef position