HR Manager

  • Kelburn
  • Permanent
  • Fri Jul 29 02:27:14 2022
  • 4513

  • Can you enable senior leaders with excellent HR advice?
  • Do you enjoy collaboration with leaders and HR professionals?
  • Are you ready to join an organisation where education helps and supports many New Zealanders to grow, develop and learn?

He aha te kai ō te rangatira? What is the food of the leader?

He Kōrero, he kōrero, he kōrero. It is knowledge. It is communication

Te Herenga Waka wants to hear from you about your knowledge, communication, leadership style and values based HR Practice.

What is in it for you?

You will be joining a university whose impactful and clear purpose is to transform lives through research, teaching, and engagement. You will have the opportunity for leadership, expert advice, and collaboration with a team of experts in their field. You will get growth, development, challenges, and the opportunity to solve complex problems. You will have access to the very latest research and scholars in the field of human resources.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

We want to see your curiosity, innovation, engagement, and tenacity for solving complex problems with your team of Advisors and your portfolio of leaders. Start preparing your evidence and scenarios that give effect to Te Tiriti of Waitangi, and the relevant legislation that guides us. Complex, sensitive, diplomatic conversations are your bread and butter.

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

As an inspiring leader, coach, and mentor you will be joining a team of dedicated practitioners where we normalise collaboration, identify moments that matter, and celebrate our successes.

Our team is diverse, supportive, and passionate. We are committed to the University, its purpose, mission, and above all else our students. Go and have a look at the Benefits of working with us and for more information about the University visit

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

Reporting to the Deputy Director, People & Capability the HR Manager is a key member of the Advisory and Support Management Group. The role proactively partners with senior leaders in the portfolio including members of SLT, to support and enable them to deliver their medium and long term visions, whilst also ensuring high quality operational service delivery is provided.

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. Click here for a little more about Te Herenga Waka

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.

Role Description

We are looking forward to hearing from you. Applications will be reviewed upon submission and applications close: 14th August.

Me mahi tahi tātou mo te oranga o te katoa
We should work together for the wellbeing of everyone

Have a question about the role, team or University, then Ang Bingham (Deputy Director, People & Capability) is looking forward to hearing from you ( Ang has personal values of honesty, innovation, service, and fun!

Once you are ready to submit your application we have a few steps for you to follow:

  1. Download and complete the University Application Form.
  2. In your covering letter share with us your values, motivators, the unique specialty you will bring to our team and your career ambitions.
  3. Make sure your covering letter, CV, and application form is in a single PDF file ready to upload.
  4. At the bottom of the job advert you’ll see the Apply Now Button.
  5. When you see the CV/Resume button, this is where you can upload your single file.

Need a bit more help then:

  1. Regarding the process, technology or immigration please reach out to our friendly team, remember to include the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line of your email.
  2. For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand: