Human Resources Manager
New Zealand Police
Wellington, New Zealand
3d ago

Job Requisition ID 13170

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Human Resources Manager to join our organisation and manage the operational running of the Advisory function, based at Police National Headquarters in Thorndon, Wellington.

Responsible for managing an Advisory team of 9 and overseeing the successful delivery of HR services to a portfolio of over 3,500 employees, this interactive role will see you working in a fast paced, dynamic environment, where your ability to risk assess and align resources to priorities will be critical.

You will need to be able to support the Advisory function to provide pragmatic solutions to the business and embed a culture of accountability and service delivery.

The team you would be managing is responsible for connecting with key stakeholders, including managers and leaders with the objective of delivering end to end People related services

Our function has embarked on an exciting journey to transform the advisory function to that of a true business partner model where we as professionals are working at the right level in the business, purposeful in all that we do and impactful in our actions.

You will be someone who is resilient and has the grit to drive, and be part of an evolving function whilst building strong networks, keeping a team focus and delivering impactful outcomes.

Our key focuses are around developing both a strong company culture and highly engaged employees, in order to build and maintain our value driven practices.

HR is an ever-changing industry and we are committed to training an adaptive and pro-active HR team in order to capably steer our organisation into the future, and achieve 'Being our best - Eke Panuku'.


This is an extremely dynamic and challenging position, and the successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following :

  • A successful track record working as an HR specialist within a complex operational environment, including managing risks and issues.
  • Experience in developing and delivering on people centred work plans and processes to achieve business objectives.
  • A track record of developing and implementing work practices within a team, based on accountability and service delivery.
  • Experience managing and developing a high performing team, and;
  • Ability to build rapport with internal and external stakeholders to identify needs and opportunities.
  • CORE COMPETENCIES -Level 3 Manager / Leader

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  • Applicants must be either a New Zealand or Australian citizen or a New Zealand permanent resident of to apply for this position
  • Applicants must satisfactory meet the Police vetting & reference check requirements
  • Salary range will vary depending on personal experience and skill sets
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