Enterprise Great Lake Taupo
Enterprise Great Lake Taupo (EGLT) is the economic development agency for the Taupo district, and are charged with growing the local economy.
They are an independent charitable trust and are governed by a Board of seven Trustees. Three trustees are retiring by rotation – two are re-standing and one is not re-standing. An Appointment Panel has been formed to undertaken the recruitment process.
EGLT invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals. Using a skills and competencies matrix, EGLT has identified the ideal mix of strengths, experience and attributes they are seeking in this appointment round, namely;
1. Strong commercial and financial experience, with relevant business experience as owner or Senior
2. The Board has a commitment to be representative of the Taupo community, and therefore we aspire to have representation from both genders, from different age brackets, and include a mix of ethnic groups including Maori.
3. Governance experience, including strong analytical, critical reasoning and problem-solving skills, strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills, and experience in the local government and/or not-for-profit sector.
4. A primary sector background and/or manufacturing experience is particularly relevant at this time.
Trustees share responsibility with the Chair and other Trustees for the governance of the organisation and
the conduct of Board affairs in accordance with the Trust Deed and the Code of Conduct.
The capacity to commit a reasonable amount of time and energy is assumed to be a given for people looking
to secure a place on the EGLT Board, with Trustees receiving a modest stipend per meeting.
An application information pack is available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply in strict confidence, email your cover letter and CV to by 5pm, 9