HR Business Partner - Maternity Leave Cover - 8 to 12 Months - AgResearch
Science New Zealand
Christchurch, New Zealand
8d ago

The Role and opportunity

AgResearch is looking for an experienced and passionate Business Partner to join their People & Culture team based in Lincoln, Christchurch.

This will be an 8 to 12 month fixed-term position to cover maternity leave.

The purpose of the Business Partner role is provide professional and business focused, HR advice and support to leaders in both strategic and operational contexts to support the delivery of their business goals.

The Business Partner will collaborate across the organisation and deliver a value-add service to leaders and employees that reflects the business objectives of their portfolio and the wider organisation.

What you will be doing

  • Working closely with designated leadership teams on People & Culture related initiatives and assessing and anticipating requirements that will support their portfolios strategic priorities.
  • Analysing trends and metrics to then develop appropriate solutions, programs or policies that are linked to the achievement of business goals.
  • Providing best practise advice on change management, workforce planning, talent management, engagement and succession planning.
  • Your ideal background

  • Experienced Business Partner with tertiary qualification in Human Resources Management or other relevant field.
  • Strong IR / ER background would be desirable.
  • Ability to develop highly effective working relationships by building credibility, respect and rapport with internal and external networks.
  • Excellent negotiation, influence and persuasion skills, able to effectively and creatively challenge people, situations and current thinking.
  • Clear, concise and influential written and verbal communications skills
  • A team player with a positive solutions focused 'can do' attitude.
  • Our Benefits

    AgResearch provide a diverse range of benefits including flexible working options that help our staff balance their own lifestyle and needs with their work commitments.

    You can view the full list here : http : / / www.agresearchcareers.co.nz / working-here / our-benefits /

    How to apply

    If this sounds like you, apply today on the link below with a covering letter detailing why you feel you would be suitable for this position.

    For a confidential discussion contact Katrina Fay, Lead Business Partner on 022 1050 184

    Applications close : Friday 24 August 2018

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