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People & Capability Advisor - Generalist

Peaceful trail near Whakatu

About The opportunity | Ko te āheinga:

We have an exciting opening for a generalist human resources practitioner to join our team as a People & Capability Advisor. This is a diverse role where you will actively partner with our organisation to develop, advise, and support people leaders across the full spectrum of human resources. This fantastic opportunity will allow you to bring your advisory talents and play a key role in optimising Council’s employee experience though supporting workforce performance, enhancing employee engagement, and upskilling and empowering our people. You will work collaboratively across Council to deliver practical HR solutions in an organisation dedicated to the sustainable management of our precious natural resources.

About you | E pā ana ki a koe:

You will be a true generalist, with understanding an/or experience in recruitment, people solutions, employment relations, performance management and more! You will be a dedicated professional, with a s strengths based approach meaning you are passionate about delivering exceptional service and driving positive change. Our team is high-performing and welcoming, with a culture of knowledge sharing and positivity. We all pitch in at the busy times to support one another to achieve the best possible outcomes for our people. To fit in here you will need to be a motivated team player who enjoys open and honest communication with your peers; we know HR can have its more challenging days so having a supportive team by your side is essential.

Alongside your stella personality, you will also show:

  • Courage, initiative, sound judgement and innovative thinking
  • Collaborative and collegial working style – working towards a shared vision and goals
  • A high level of personal resilience and emotional intelligence – can take and deal with the knocks
  • Open-minded approach to learning, development, and collaborative working practices.
  • Courteous and professional style – displays confidentiality, honesty and integrity.
  • Effective co-ordination, influencing, conflict resolution and negotiation skills

We do also require you evidence a tertiary/bachelor’s degree in human resources or a related field,  and strong knowledge of HR compliance requirements and relevant legislation (Employment Relations Act).


What we offer | Nga huanga mōu:

The salary range for this role is between $89,640 to $99,600 and will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. This is a highly motivated team that you will be joining, offering an opportunity to experience working within local government and supporting a diverse workforce of talented professionals. Other benefits of working for our team include flexible working options to support work/life balance, and a strong commitment to developing and upskilling people within a supportive working environment.

Other benefits of working for our team include:

  • Flexible working options to support work/life balance
  • 5 weeks annual leave after 3 years
  • 4% superannuation after 3 years
  • Life insurance and income protection
  • Subsidised eye tests and lenses, flu vaccinations, and other well-being initiatives
  • Strong commitment to developing and upskilling people within a supportive working environment.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are dedicated to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment. We recognise that collaborative and innovative organisations depend on having a workforce made up from a diverse range of perspectives and experiences. We're all about excellence, and we encourage open communication – if you need any specific support, just let us know! Our main goal is to empower each person to share their unique talents to contribute to the outcomes for our community. This commitment ensures that our workplace is a dynamic and progressive space where everyone can flourish.

HBRC is responsible for Civil Defence emergencies and as such, all staff may be called upon to support the response.


How to apply | I pēhea ki te whakauru:

Apply now and take the next step in your career journey by joining our team dedicated to creating a healthy environment and a resilient and prosperous community in Hawke's Bay.

Applications 15 June 2024. If you are interested in this position, please do not wait to apply as we may close the ad earlier than advertised.

View the job description here.

Please apply through Seek .

17 May 2024

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