People Advisor
Port Otago
Dunedin, Otago, NZ
4d ago
  • Full Time
  • Application Closes 03 Jul 2022
  • Otago - Dunedin
  • Human Resources, Training and Labor Relations Specialist
  • Port Otago Group’s business comprises a regional container terminal, bulk port activities, cruise and property investment and development.

    We service South Canterbury, Otago, and Southland, working with customers to streamline their supply chains. Our culture is hands-on, safety focused and encourages continuous improvement.

    We are looking for a driven, energetic and down to earth People Advisor with a strong business and customer focus to join our People team based in Port Chalmers, Dunedin.

    About the role

    Our People Advisor is responsible for providing generalist people support and advice to all areas of the business including the effective and efficient delivery of processes such as recruitment, payroll, employment relations, and project work to support the delivery of the People Strategy.

    Along with getting a good grasp on our people processes so that you can quickly become an expert and trusted advisor, you’ll also have a particular focus over the first 12 months on leading wellness initiatives, as well as driving our social media platforms forward to attract talent and showcase Port Otago as being an employer of choice.

    About you

    Key attributes include having a positive attitude, being resilient, and above all having plenty of initiative. This is a broad and diverse role, which is fast-paced and is best suited to someone who is a self-starter.

    With your good business and commercial awareness, innovation, and fresh thinking your advice will be focused towards achieving the best outcomes possible across a range of situations.

    You’ll be eager to learn and enhance your career, which you’ll have plenty of opportunity to do - all while continuing to develop your advisory skills.

    To be successful in this position you will have the following :

  • At least two years’ experience in a generalist HR advisory, or similar, role
  • Proven experience delivering end-to-end internal recruitment processes
  • Exposure to employment relations and a desire to learn and grow your expertise in this area
  • A pragmatic and solution orientated mindset
  • Strong influencing and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong customer focus, and proven experience building relationships with key stakeholders
  • Tertiary qualification in HR, business or other related discipline desirable
  • As this role provides back-up for our payroll function, previous payroll experience would be advantageous
  • What’s in it for you?

  • In return, you can look forward to working for a successful company which prides itself on continually striving to improve performance;
  • this enables our people to make a contribution that makes a difference and for us to appropriately reward our people for their contributions.

    You will also be entitled to comprehensive health insurance cover for you, your partner, and any dependent children.

    Heads up :

  • The successful candidate does need to have a degree of flexibility as the Port operates 24 / 7, 365 days a year
  • A full clean NZ Drivers licence is essential
  • You must be able to pass Ministry of Justice, ACC checks and a medical which includes a drug and alcohol test as part of our recruitment process
  • Random drug and alcohol testing
  • This position needs to be performed by someone who is vaccinated and boostered against Covid-19.
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