Human Resources Advisor

Updated: 5 months ago
Deadline: 28 May 2023

  • Employment Relations, Advisory and Mediation
  • University Services
  • Palmerston North / Wellington

Professional Grade 7 76708 - 107795
University Services
Term length: ongoing
Hours of work: full-time

Position Overview

Massey University|Te Kunenga Ki Pūrehuroa is a dynamic and outward-looking organisation with campuses in Auckland, Manawatū and Wellington, making a lasting difference in the lives of the many thousands of students that study at Massey, here in NZ and internationally.  

With opportunity to be based on either our Wellington or Palmerston North campus, a key focus of the role will be on supporting managers to - optimise their team culture; build the capabilities of staff; achieve high levels of staff engagement; manage employee conduct and performance; and making sure the full range of people-related services are delivered with strong customer focus.  

Reporting to the Director Employment Relations & Advisory / Legal Counsel, you will join a dedicated and experienced team of HR Advisors and specialist colleagues across the full-range of HR disciplines.  

Achieving success in this role will require you to be –

  • Proactive in establishing trusted relationships – both with your client group and the wider HR team
  • Visible and actively engaged with your client groups
  • Focused on solutions and results and with a project orientation
  • Thrive on juggling competing priorities and operating with a high level of autonomy and self-direction
  • Engaged with the Te Tiriti o Waitangi-led direction of the University and embrace the principles of Te Ao Māori
  • Initiative and ability to operate with a level of independence while keeping connected with colleagues

Massey offers a flexible, enabling and inclusive environment, five additional University holidays, a commitment to being te Tiriti o Waitangi-led and a number of

additional staff benefits 

We particularly invite interest from practitioners with experience in supporting large organisations through cultural and organisational change.  You will have a strong employment relations background and will have the opportunity to contribute to a range of developments across the HR group.  Travel will be required on occasions to service your client group and to engage with the wider People and Culture team.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and appointments may be made prior to closing - If you have 3-5 years experience in an HR Advisory role apply now!

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