Since 2008, Craigmore has been building a diverse portfolio of farming, forestry and horticulture businesses in New Zealand.
Once our current businesses mature, we will be producing 250,000 tonnes of wood, 120,000 tonnes of milk and 45,000 tonnes of fruit from 22 orchards each year, spread from Southland to Northland â with additional growth to come.
See www.craigmore.com for an in-depth look at our businesses.
Craigmore’s purpose is to build and operate high performing forestry, farming and horticultural businesses that are leaders in sustainability and revitalise underinvested rural communities (such as Northland, Gisborne, Central Hawkes Bay).
Most importantly, we are committed to helping our people and partners to grow and thrive while working with us. We have access to significant capital to fund our growth and are seeking people with a desire to join us on the journey to build sustainable operations we can all be proud of.
About the role
Reporting to the GM Horticulture, you will be responsible for working closely with Business Managers to deliver operational HR services including leading the labour strategy, recruitment and induction of new team members, employment lifecycle processes, performance, development, remuneration, employment relations, policies and templates.
This role also has a functional reporting relationship and will work closely with the Craigmore People & Culture Business Partner to provide operational support and on the ground’ implementation of group people and culture initiatives.
Craigmore has horticulture operations in Northland, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay so there will be a requirement to travel to these locations to support these businesses, as well as to the Craigmore office in Christchurch.
We are looking for an experienced HR professional with a good understanding of and experience in HR practices and employment legislation.
You will have outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships at all levels of the business. To be successful in this role, you will be keen to take on a challenge, as one of the key priorities is to help us with our labour strategy in the current labour shortage.
You can identify organisational risks and opportunities, and have experience writing policies and procedures. Previous experience in the horticulture industry is highly desirable.