Head of People Experience
Newmarket, Auckland, NZ
3d ago

Head of People Experience

He kōrero mō mātou About Watercare

Ki te ora te wai The wellbeing of our customers and communities

Ka ora te whenua depends on us looking after our water sources.

Ka ora hoki te tangata Because when the water is health, the land and the people are nourished.

Watercare is the largest water and wastewater utility in New Zealand more than 400 million litres of water to Auckland every day.

Now is an exciting time to join Watercare, we're planning to spend $18.5 billion over the next 20 years to ensure we can continue to support our growing city in a climate-resilient way.

When you average that out, that's an investment of $2.5 million every day.

It doesn't just stop there; we ensure that sustainability lies at the heart of everything that we do to help protect our water resources for future generations.

This means that we are continuously focused on how we can reduce our carbon footprint with initiatives likes solar panels, electric cars, revegetation programmes and much, much more.

We really are a company that wants to make a positive difference.

He whakamārama mō te tūranga mahi About the role

Reporting to the General Manager People & Capability (GM P&C), in the role of Head of People Experience you will lead the business partnering team in fostering excellence in the provision of people and capability services to ensure Watercare continues to deliver lifeline water and wastewater services.

In this role you will be :

  • Driving strategic outcomes and support Watercare through a period of significant change
  • Actively collaborating with the wider People leadership team
  • Partnering with senior leaders
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of a people strategy that champions and empowers a safe, inclusive, and high performing culture
  • Embedding and continually improve reliable core HR functions
  • Driving the execution of D&I strategy and initiatives
  • Ensuring best practice HR management of performance and disciplinary processes
  • Actively contributing to the Kia Ora Tāmaki Makaurau journey and embody the organisation's commitment to be a treaty - responsive organisation
  • Ngā pūkenga e rapu nei mātou About you

    We are looking for a consummate leader who likes to make things happen and drive progress forward. This is a great opportunity for a season business partner looking for a leadership role.

    In this role you will bring :

  • Demonstrated excellent leadership, motivation, people, and relationship management skills
  • A strategic thinker who is able to see the 'big picture' and execute strategic priorities
  • A collaborative approach which allows you to deliver to different business units
  • If you have the following skills and experience, we would love to hear from you :

  • In-depth knowledge of HR practices and employment law
  • HR Leadership experience within a complex organisation
  • Tertiary qualification (business, human resources, or similar)
  • Ngā hua mōu What's in it for you

    The chance to build an exciting career in an evolving work environment whilst making a difference to the Watercare team and Tāmaki Makaurau as a whole.

    This mahi makes a difference!

    We offer a competitive salary and staff benefits package including :

  • Training and development opportunities
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