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Programme Manager

Job details

Sistema Aotearoa
1 Oct 2018
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Education & Development, Management & Admin


Do you have exceptional leadership skills, a passion for music and belief in the impact and transformative power it has for young people and the wider community?

We are looking for an experienced manager to lead the Sistema Aotearoa programme in Otara, South Auckland under the governance of the Sistema Aotearoa Trust.

Based on the international El Sistema movement; Sistema Aotearoa, a large urban community focussed programme, has been operating effectively for 8 years making a significant difference amongst the Māori and Pasifika communities it serves.

The Programme manager has overall responsibility for the design, implementation, growth and sustainability of the programme working closely with the Music Director and the Sistema Aotearoa Trust.

To be successful in this role you will need to be a strategic thinker with demonstrated leadership abilities, have a proven ability to submit and report on grant and funding applications, and display highly developed negotiation, relationship management and communication skills. This role does not involve teaching music to students. The ability to remain level-headed under pressure, cultural sensitivity and commitment to the community is essential.

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How to apply

Please apply in writing with:

  • A letter of application outlining why you are interested in this position
  • Your CV, including an outline of your experience and qualifications relevant to this position


Applications to:  katied@apo.co.nz

Closing date: Monday 01 Octobber, 5pm

Applications without a cover letter will not be accepted.

Written by

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

10 Sep 2018