27 Sep 2012
5 Oct 2012
Department of Corrections
Description of Organisation
The Department of Corrections is a core part of New Zealand’s Justice sector and manages custodial and community-based sentences imposed by the Courts.
Our vision is to improve public safety and reduce re-offending through strong leadership, capable staff, a safe working environment and effective partnerships.
At the Department of Corrections we are passionate about reducing re-offending and keeping communities safe. With Corrections you’ll be part of a highly supportive team that manages offenders in prison and in the community.
Description of Position
• Fixed Term - up to six months
• Whanganui/Manawatu Based
The Lower North Region HR team is driven and committed in delivering key initiatives to improve performance, raise capability and engage with all areas of the organisation across multiple business units and service streams - most notably Prison Services, Community Probation Services and Rehabilitation & Reintegration Services. From Taumarunui, Hawke’s Bay, Manawatu / Wanganui, New Plymouth, Gisborne to Wellington, we support our stakeholders through the provision of quality HR services.
Reporting to the Regional HR Manager you will draw on your previous experience to coach, guide and advise your customers on a broad range of issues including employment relations, HR policy and procedure and performance development.
Please be advised that this position does include regular travel within the portfolio groups to which you will be assigned. No two days will be quite the same.
Become a part of this dynamic and successful HR team and join us in supporting our business to succeed in improving public safety.
Vacancy Number HRLNR2811
Applications close Friday, 5 October 2012
Key Areas of Responsibility
With your regional colleagues, you will also play a pivotal role in the development of high quality human resource strategies and ongoing development and delivery of services that contribute to the successful achievement of the Department’s overall objectives.
As the successful applicant you will be able to demonstrate:
* A proven ability to proactively develop, foster and maintain excellent working partnerships with stakeholders and management at all levels.
* High level experience delivering operational human resource services effectively and efficiently in a challenging environment.
* Experience in enhancing policy and strategies, and the delivery of quality human resource services tools and resources – including Lominger.
Applicant must have a legal right to work in NZ
Note: Membership of HRINZ is desirable.