Head of People and Culture
Wellington, NZ, NZ
5d ago
  • Contribute to the strategic direction for MBIE's policy capability
  • Support and lead talent management, leadership development and inclusion initiatives
  • Permanent position, Wellington based MBIE is one of the most diverse organisations in Aotearoa with an amazing agenda to grow Aotearoa New Zealand for all.
  • The People and Culture branch supports the business to create an environment and culture for our people to succeed and grow.

    We currently have an opportunity for a Head of People and Culture to support two of our policy groups. Tēnei tūranga - About the roleReporting directly to the GM of People & Culture, and leading a team of HR Generalists, the Head of People and Culture works in partnership with the relevant Deputy Chief Executive and senior managers to enable the alignment of their people strategy and planning to meet strategic and business objectives.

    You will be confident with strategic and operational HR subjects providing advice and guidance to senior managers and leaders, developing business group specific people strategies and initiatives that build people capability and an inclusive culture.

    You will bring expertise , and be skilled in change management and a broad range of people related disciplines to provide scoping for large HR projects and business change.

    In this role, you will work with the Labour, Science and Enterprise (LSE) group- and one other policy group, which offer a diverse and rewarding portfolio where the work is interesting, varied and challenging.

    This is an exciting opportunity which will give you the opportunity to :

  • partner with two high performing, varied and fast-paced areas of MBIE
  • contribute to and be a part of a high functioning HR team
  • Work in a flexible and inclusive work environment
  • genuinely make a difference to the future of New Zealand As a Head of People and Culture you will be a natural relationship builder and trusted advisor.
  • You will also have a commitment to innovation and continuous improvement and will generate new ideas and ways of doing things.

    You bring an ability to engage and support people to help ensure MBIE wide people initiatives are developed and implemented in an integrated and inclusive way.

    In order to be successful in the role you will need to demonstrate the following :

  • Strategic HR Business partnering experience, preferably in a large professional services or similar environment
  • Cultural competence
  • Talent development, succession planning and pipelines
  • Change management including organisational design and culture change
  • Previous experience in leading a team
  • Leadership development
  • Workforce planning and Employee Relations Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or New Zealand permanent residents. Ētahi kōrero mō MBIE : - About MBIE : MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.
  • Ko te whāinga matua a MBIE he whakatū i tētahi Ohanga e pakari ana, e toitū ana kia tino ora rawa atu ai a Aotearoa whānui.

    We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.

    Ka tutuki tēnei i tā mātou mahi tahi me ētahi atu ki te whakatū kaupapa e tautoko marika ana i ngā pakihi ki te whakaora i ā rātou anō kia whai hua ai puta noa i te Ao, ā, e whai wāhi mai hoki a Aotearoa whānui ki ngā mahi ohanga mā roto mai i ngā toronga mahi, i ngā kaupapa whakatū kāinga hoki.

    Our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours. Ko ā mātou mātāpono kei te ārahi i ā mātou mahi me ā mātou whanonga.

  • Mahi Tahi Better Together
  • Maia Bold and brave
  • Pae Kahurangi Build our Future
  • Pono Me Te Tika Own It Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity Hīkina Whakatutuki which broadly means lifting to make successful'.
  • Ko ā mātou tūmanako e titia ana ki tō mātou Māoritanga, ārā, kia Hikina Whakatutuki Me pēhea te tono : - How to apply : Click on the APPLY button below to view a position description and complete your application.

    All applications must be submitted via our online process.Pēhia te pātene APPLY ō raro iho nei kia kite ai koe i ngā kōrero whakamahuki mō te tūranga nei, ka whakaoti ake i tō tono.

    Me mātua tukua mai ēnei tono mā tā mātou tukanga tuihono.Email Jo Smith at joanne.smith mbie.govt.nz quoting ref MBIE / 1573390 if you have any further questions.

    Applications close at 5pm, Tuesday 26th October 2021.

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