NZIEH Executive Director

New Zealand Institute of Environmental Health (NZIEH)

Opens: 11/09/2019
Closes: 04/10/2019

The New Zealand Institute of Environmental Health (NZIEH) is the foremost non-governmental environmental health organisation in New Zealand.

It is the professional body that represents those engaged in the environmental health and health protection fields. Members are primarily drawn from professionals working in District Health Boards, Central and Local Government. Other members work in the armed forces and in private industry.

The Institute is governed by a National Executive made up from regionally elected National Executive Members, the President, Vice-President and Executive Director.  The positions of National Executive Members, President and Vice-President are elected from full members.

The Executive Director is appointed by the National Executive and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Institute.

Executive Director specific roles and responsibilities include:

  • Report to the National President (or Vice-President in their absence) as required on day to day activities and provide documentation and reports to the National Executive for their information and resolution when required
  • Review and implement the Institute’s strategic direction
  • Maintain current membership database for the institute
  • Maintain the Institute’s website including:
  •    Membership database and accounts
  •    Current job vacancies
  •    Invoicing and managing Xero accounting system
  •    News articles and upcoming events
  •    Act as a first point of contact for the institute for members, external providers and general inquiries

This position is a paid position based on approximately 60 hours per month.  The remuneration rate will be negotiated with the successful candidate.  A laptop and printer (if required) will be provided to the successful candidate along with training on Institute rules and procedures.

Desirable attributes:

  • Experience in financial or accounting procedures is preferred
  • Knowledge of Xero accounting system desirable
  • Experience in the wider Environmental Health field or a relevant interest in this field is desirable

To apply for this position please email a current CV and cover letter to:

Tanya Morrison (NZIEH National Vice-President):

Applications close 5pm October 4th 2019





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