Devonport, AucklandPermanentThis is a full time permanent (civ) positionWhat you will doAs Senior HR Advisor you will be responsible for supporting, coaching and advising NZDF leaders to enable them to make strategic people decisions and manage operational matters as they arise.
You will work collaboratively with the team and the wider People Capability Portfolio to drive innovative solutions that meet the needs of our customers.
What we needWe are seeking the talent and skills of a knowledgeable and experienced HR practitioner to join our Auckland HR Advisory team who deliver broad HR services to the Devonport Naval Base, Whenuapai Air Force Base and the Papakura Military Camp.
Reporting to the Regional HR Lead you will be joining a professional, cohesive and supportive team of six.There aren’t many roles where HR practitioners can make a difference to the country they live in, and in this role you will be offered that rare opportunity.
This position is unique as you will be managing portfolios that have a mix of both military and civilian (non uniformed) staff, working with our Commanders and Managers on all people-
related matters. This is a busy and varied role where no two days are the same, and your ability to influence and build trust will help you establish and maintain strong working relationships.
within that lays a good practical base of New Zealand employment law, employment relations, remuneration, change management, risk management and general day-
to-day HR advice and policy interpretation.You will be pragmatic and resilient and equipped with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
You are able to engage with a diverse mix of people at all levels, and are comfortable influencing without authority. You also possess a strong service delivery focus and can quickly come to grips with new systems, policies and procedures.
Who we areHR Advisory Services (HRAS) provides accurate, responsive fit for purpose solutions and advice on all people matters aligned to the strategic direction of NZDF.
The team provides leadership and support across all facets of human resources, both strategic and operational and is a key enabler to the success of our leaders.
Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-
being of Aotearoa / New Zealand. As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.
Why UsThis is your opportunity to bring your passion, knowledge and experience to Defence Human Resources. In return for your knowledge, experience and drive, we can reward you with challenging opportunities working in a supportive, motivated and forward-
thinking team.Check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF!How to ApplyTo view the Position Description and to Apply Online, please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page.
For further information, contact Jeanette McFarland, Regional HR Lead on 021 929 871.Please note : If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.
Applications close on Thursday 18 July 2019.Please note : Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for.
and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.
If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.#LI-AS1