22 Jun 2012
2 Jul 2012
Description of Organisation
We are dedicated to making Auckland the best place in the world to work, study, invest and enjoy an outstanding quality of life. We are New Zealand's largest local authority providing essential services and facilities to nearly 1.5 million people.
We need people who share our dedication to Auckland, take pride in what they do, are accountable, passionate about service, respectful and fair, innovative and willing to work as a team. With over 8,500 staff fulfilling a diverse range of roles, there are always plenty of career choices with room to move. Are you ready for a new challenge?
Description of Position
In this true generalist HR role, you will be joining a large Human Resources team who are collegial and supportive, committed, hardworking and passionate about forming an outstanding organisation culture.
The HR Advisory team operates a partnership model which enables them to support business group managers by providing tailored advice on employment relations matters, remuneration, coaching and development and the management and implementation of significant change. Additionally, there is the opportunity to become involved in a vast array of projects such as policy and procedure development, remuneration and employee engagement initiatives.
In return for your contribution, we provide training and support as well as career opportunities to progress within a large HR unit who have specialist teams including Employment Relations, Recruitment, Organisational Development and Health & Safety.
To apply for this job, please go to our job site, http://careers.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz and enter the job code 35935HR.
Applications for this position close Monday, 2 July 2012.
We require an experienced HR Advisor who can demonstrate exceptional relationship building skills to form strong working relationships with key stakeholders aligned to your portfolio. You will also have proven experience in change management and building capability by coaching and training your managers.Therefore strong communication, influencing and negotiation skills are key to this role.
The successful applicant will have the ability to work independently with a high level of initiative but will enjoy working within a supportive team. You will have at least four years HR advisory experience, operating as a true generalist, preferably within a large organisation, possess a tertiary qualification in HR, business or a related discipline and possess a sound knowledge of HR best practice.
Applicant must have a legal right to work in NZ