Group Director People Experience (Auckland or Christchurch)
Emerge Aotearoa
Auckland, NZ
19h ago
source : Maori Pacific Jobs

Job Description

  • Strategic Group leadership role broad remit
  • Strong pro-equity and D&I focus
  • Flexible location Christchurch or Auckland preferred
  • He kōrero mō mātou About Us

    Emerge Aotearoa is a nationwide not-for-profit charitable trust. We provide a wide range of services designed to empower people to reach their full potential te whakapakari rawa i tō te tangata kaha whakaora i a ia anō, and help communities thrive.

    Our services address a range of needs including poverty, homelessness, substance addiction, unemployment, physical and intellectual disability, offender rehabilitation, and mental health challenges.

    These services are delivered throughout Aotearoa across four entities Emerge Aotearoa Limited, Emerge Aotearoa Housing Trust, Mind & Body and Ignite Aotearoa.

    We believe that what sets us apart is our belief that people are the architects of their own learning, discovery, and recovery.

    Emerge Aotearoa’s strategic pou include Māori succeeding as Māori, thriving Pasifika peoples, and privileging Lived Experience and diversity.

    Emerge Aotearoa is proud to be driving strategies and initiatives to achieve these pou while also continuing to build a diverse workforce.

    He kōrero mō te tūranga The Role

    As a key member of the Group Executive Team (GET), you will bring business understanding and perspective to work in partnership with senior leaders on all aspects of strategic workforce planning, organisational development, change management, health, safety and wellbeing and people management, and will contribute at the executive level to the overall leadership of the organisation.

    You will lead the Group’s People Experience function and drive the objectives set out in the strategy and work programme for the organisation.

    The Group functions include Strategic Workforce Planning, Workforce Development (Learning & OD), People Business Partnering (HR and ER), Talent Acquisition & Onboarding, Operations & Systems (analytics, systems and remuneration), Diversity & Inclusion, and Health, Safety & Wellbeing.

    As a senior leader within a Te Tiriti partner organisation working towards equity across all services, you will provide leadership, advice and guidance to the organisation relating to achievement of its Māori health and equity goals.

    He kōrero mōu About You

    It goes without saying, you will be a senior strategic leader with a track record of experience and achievement in delivering a high performing Human Resources function in an organisation of similar size and complexity.

    Your broad expertise in all areas of HR, ideally including experience within unionised environments, will set you up for success.

    You will bring a strong understanding of Te Tiriti ō Waitangi and a commitment to embedding Te Tiriti principles and a pro-equity approach to policy, process, and practice within an organisation.

    You thrive on culture change and know how to support and enable leaders across an organisation. At your core, you have an unequivocal commitment to our values and embraces our culture specifically our commitment to Māori, Pasifika, Lived Experience, and Rainbow / Takatāpui, and empowering people to reach their full potential.

    Your energetic and collaborative style, superb people leadership skills and commitment to building and enhancing capability across the organisation will be pivotal to the contribution you will make in this highly valued leadership role.

    Ko tā mātou mahi We offer

    This role offers you the opportunity to be a key player in driving our strategic objectives. This is your chance to make a genuine impact on a national social services provider and in turn your community by ensuring we grow, maintain and enhance our talent, capability and culture.

    You can draw a clear line from what you do each day to the meaningful outcomes we achieve in our communities.

    This role is ideally based either in Christchurch or Auckland, although consideration may be given to exceptional candidates who are based elsewhere.

    Please note : In response to the Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 as well as the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination for this role.

    For more information, please see .

    Panel interview dates will be likely be held on Wednesday 8 December 2021.

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