Senior Human Resources Advisor

Location Wellington Date Posted 11/06/2018
Type Permanent Remuneration Negotiable
Job Reference None Job Number 112609
Experience No experience requirements specified
Skills No skill requirements specified

 HR - Advisory, People and Organisational Development


·        Business partner

·        Wellington-based

·        Org-design, culture and change experience

Massey University is a dynamic and outward-looking organisation with campuses in Auckland, Palmerston North and Wellington, making a lasting different in the lives of the many thousands of students (here in NZ and internationally) that study at Massey.

As a Senior HR Advisor you'll be the trusted business partner to several Senior Leadership team members and their management teams, and their primary point of contact with the HR team.

A key focus will be on supporting managers to optimise their organisational culture; build the capabilities of staff; and achieve high levels of staff engagement. Supported by accomplished HR peers, you will identify strategic and operational people issues in your client groups and broker solutions, drawing on a range of frameworks and specialist colleagues in the wider HR team. You will be supported to contribute as part of your client group's executive team and expected to manage a portfolio of proactive people initiatives.

Reporting to the GMHR (Assistant Vice-Chancellor People and Organisational Development), you will join a dedicated and experienced team of HR Advisors and specialist colleagues across the full-range of HR disciplines. We particularly invite interest from practitioners with experience in organisation design and leadership of cultural and organisational change. You will have opportunity to contribute to a range of developments across the HR group.

Massey offers a flexible and enabling environment, with superior superannuation employer contribution, additional University holidays, study fee concessions, and a commitment to being treaty-led. Consideration will given to highly experienced HR practitioners who may prefer a substantial part-time role.

Achieving success in this role will require you to

·        be proactive in establishing trusted relationships

·        be visible to and actively engaged with your client group

·        be focused on solutions and results and with a project orientation

·        have affinity with the te Tiriti o Waitangi-led direction of the University

·        thrive on juggling competing priorities and operating with a high level of autonomy

·        have initiative and ability to operate with a level of independence while keeping connected with colleagues.

For a confidential discussion or for more information regarding this exciting opportunity contact Alan Davis A.Davis@massey.ac.nz, Assistant Vice-Chancellor People and Organisational Development.

Closing date: 24 June 2018
Reference number: POD_POD_067_06/18

For further information and to apply online, visit: https://masseyunicareers.nga.net.nz

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