Human Resources Adviser

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Human Resources Adviser
  • Kelburn
  • Contract
  • Wed Feb 22 01:32:14 2023
  • 5786

  • Looking to grow and develop your HR Advisory expertise?
  • Do you have demonstrated experience in a client-facing role using your best practice relationship management?
  • Do you have good interpersonal skills allowing you to work with people from different fields, cultures, and levels of seniority?

Mō Te Herenga Waka - About Our University

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.

Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

People and Capability and the Human Resources is looking for one client facing HR Adviser.

  • HR Adviser - 12–14-month fixed term role

You will be joining the second largest employer in Wellington, in a large multidisciplinary HR team. The role is fast paced, often complex, but rewarding, and provides the opportunity to work across the range of advisory functions particularly in employment relations, organisational design, and facilitation.

HR Advisers at the University provide timely and best practice advice to internal clients regarding employment relations, workforce planning and recruitment, organisational design, and change through a range of HR tools and support services.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

The ideal candidate will have some operational HR advisory experience and core HR foundational knowledge across a variety of HR practices, including for example in recruitment, HR documentation, or employment relations. You can demonstrate experience in a client-facing role using your best practice relationship management skills and provision of HR operational/advisory services. You are adaptable, able to self-organise, and be comfortable working autonomously, as well as willing to contribute proactively and positively to support others.

You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with interpersonal skills allowing you to work with people from different fields, cultures, and levels of seniority. You are already confident working with HR systems, software applications such as Microsoft, know how to utilise data. You know when to engage your colleagues to work as a team, support your colleagues when they need it, and ask for support when you need it too.

Ideally, you may be either a HR Advisor looking for their next opportunity to broaden their current HR advisory experience in a large company or a highly experienced HR Co-ordinator/Administrator who is ready to step up onto the next level into the Advisory space in their career pathway. Recent graduates majoring in Human Resources are welcome to apply as well.

You will know if this sounds like you and you're curious to find out more!

Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team

Our team is diverse, being supportive, share ideas, and work collaboratively. We care about the University, the staff we support, and most importantly our students. The University’s values are our values, our work matters and makes a difference. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to bring their skills and talents to work in organisation like no other in Wellington. An institution that delivers world class research and teaching for current and future generation

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 12 March 2023 - unless filled prior

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role, please get in touch with Sam Duncan at . Applicants are required to follow all steps as listed below. As the role is currently vacant, I will be shortlisting and interviewing during the advertisement period.

Important - Application Steps and information

Download and complete the University Application Form .

Then, please combine your cover letter, CV and the University Application Form into a single document file (preferably in pdf format).

Click Apply Now Button at the base of the advert. Follow the process to enter your contact details and attach your combined document file (CV, cover letter and the University application form) using the “CV/Resume” button.

If you have any issues uploading your application, please email the completed application form, cover letter and CV to  stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.

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