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Tenancy Manager

  • Passionate about ending homelessness?
  • Looking for a supportive and dynamic organisation that lives its values?
  • Bring your tenancy and people skills to a role that makes a real difference

Join a team that provide tenancy and property management for the people we support in the Waikato.


LinkPeople works with the most vulnerable members of our communities to access permanent, safe and affordable housing and links them to the health and social services they need to live well. We work together with a number of key organisations as part of a community-wide approach to end homelessness.

The Role/ Te Tuunga

This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00pm. This role will be based in Kirikiriroa/ Hamilton and involve travel across Waikato.

Joining a highly skilled and passionate organisation that shares a strong sense of social justice, you’ll work in partnership with other agencies and LinkPeople teams, who are working in the housing and health space. You will work within the Waikato tenancy team which provides supportive tenancy management to the people accessing and living in our social housing. In this role, there will be a focus on creating and maintaining strong relationships with tenants, housing case workers and landlords. You will be supporting people to sustain their tenancies and overseeing the property management of the growing portfolio of properties across the Waikato region.

In this role, you will:

  • Complete the necessary tenancy processes and documentation to initiate, maintain and end a tenancy under RTA guidelines
  • Maintain the ongoing condition of our housing, through regular inspections and coordination of repairs
  • Maintain great working relationships with tenants, housing case workers and landlords to support people to thrive
  • Work in a supportive and trauma informed way with the people we support, to manage properties

You/ Oū Pukenga

We’re looking for someone with experience in housing or property management. You will hold the New Zealand Certificate in Residential Property Management or a recognised equivalent, or be prepared to commence study towards this within six months of starting your employment with LinkPeople.

A confident communicator and relationship builder, you’ll quickly build credibility while showcasing your sound problem solving and conflict resolution skills. Your ability to work at pace and flourish under pressure will be complemented by excellent attention to detail and proficiency in record keeping and meeting deadlines. You’ll have knowledge of and demonstrate utmost commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi principles and working with Māori.

This is a people-focused role where your approachability, responsiveness and genuinely caring personality will shine. You’ll contribute to creating a positive team culture where achievements are celebrated and people are valued.

The Covid-19 Public Health (Vaccination) Order requires the full vaccination of anyone conducting high-risk work in the health and disability sector, or who does not necessarily provide a health service but works in a role that requires frequent contact/engagement with those who do. Therefore, all workers within the Wise Group are required by the Order to be vaccinated.

The Benefits/ Ngā Ahuatanga Pai

In this role, you can look forward to flexible work arrangements, extra leave, subsidies for school holiday childcare and a great team around you every day working in an organisation that believes in its purpose. Be part of a supportive work environment where life balance is encouraged, people are valued and new solutions are the norm!

Ready to join a team that’s going to change lives for the better? Then apply now.

Closing Date: Monday 6th December 2021. Please note this advert may close if a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date.

Position Description:

Contact: Libby Pearce, Team Leader on 027 215 6009

For further information, visit our website

**All new appointees require background checking. Under the requirements of the Children's Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process.