area manager in Hawkes Bay

nolene kloppers, randstad
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hawkes bay, hawke's bay
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10 years
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We are working with a leading ECE provider to find their next Area Manager in the Hawkes Bay region. This is a great opportunity to influence the lives of children in their early years. Relocate to Napier; the art deco capital of New Zealand where the cost of living is much lower than in the bigger cities. An exciting and challenging role like this does not come around too often.

The Role
Your role as Area Manager will be to lead and manage the centre managers across your allocated area and assuming overall responsibility for the best quality education and care outcomes for children and their families.

The key responsibilities will be to:

  • Provide coaching and mentoring to centre managers
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships across the team
  • Work with Centre Managers to ensure key curriculum processes are embedded into practice
  • Quality Assurance
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Health & Safety

Key skills:

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the ECE sector in New Zealand
  • A strong understanding of both MoE and ERO processes and requirements
  • Strong influencing skills, with a clear ability to coach and motivate others.
  • Sound judgement and decision making

About you:

  • Relevant qualification in Early Childhood Teaching
  • Current registration with the New Zealand Teachers Council
  • Extensive knowledge of the ECE sector in New Zealand
  • Previous experience as a centre manager or area manager is desired
  • Great communication, leadership, and management skills


  • Company car
  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus
  • Relocation allowance
  • Supportive leadership team

To apply
Please apply via the link, email your resume to or call Wayne Sullivan on 027 677 8991 for a confidential discussion.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Area Manager - Hawke's Bay

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree