Environmental success story, Retail recycle shop, Team and relationship management.

About the Role

The Tipping Point is a Recycle Shop initiative of the MPHS Community Trust in association with Auckland Council.  With our current manager moving on, there is a tremendous opportunity for an inspirational environmental manager who has the HR and relationship skills to ensure the Tipping Point continues to realise its potential.  Setting the example of a practical environmental contribution to a better city.

The Tipping Point Manager leads the staff and volunteer team at one of the MPHS greatest environmental success stories.  The Tipping Point recycles a range of household and furniture items including pallet furniture for sale at the Tipping Point Recycle Shop located at 50 The Concourse, Henderson. 

The Tipping Point Manager ensures that the Tipping Point Recycle Shop continues to operate sustainably and generates a surplus to be allocated to other MPHS managed projects and activities. 

About you

To achieve the goals set for the Tipping Point operation the Manager must be committed to environmental causes and have experience and a broad range of proven skills across:

  • Team management - HR
  • Relationship management
  • Retailing and marketing
  • Social enterprises

About us:

MPHS Community Trust (MPHS) is a responsive, social action, community development organisation that supports the needs of the community through the running of diverse initiatives, projects and programmes which enable residents and communities to reach full potential.  We are a leader in community-led development with a reputation as a successful organisation that gets things done through a wide variety of innovative approaches.  Some of the current initiatives include; the High Tech Youth Studio, an early years programme, environmental restoration initiatives, governance training programmes for community groups, the Tipping Point social enterprise, and the management of a high-use community facility.    


We will be progressively reviewing candidates so dont delay in expressing interest.  Closing date 1/07/19 5pm.