Advisor or Senior Advisor, People and Culture

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Human resources, recruitment & training
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 30-JAN-20
  • Job Reference: 150243
  • Job Title: Advisor or Senior Advisor, People and Culture
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  • Division:
  • Summary:
  • Bring your generalist knowledge, a positive can-do attitude, and plenty of initiative
  • Join a collaborative, professional, supportive team
  • Enjoy a flexible and empowered work environment with lots of variety 


Who we are

As New Zealand s national statistics office, Stats NZ is uniquely positioned to support the decisions that the Government, Māori and Iwi organisations, businesses, NGO s and ordinary New Zealanders make every day. Our structure, culture and systems are designed with collaboration and customers in mind mobilised and working together to realise our vision: unleashing the power of data to change lives


The purpose of the role

In your role as Advisor or Senior Advisor, People and Culture (P&C) you will report to the Workforce Relations Manager and work in partnership with the Business Partners and other P&C Advisors to provide account management for a specific group(s) within the organisation.  This includes providing all P&C services and advice to organisational and people leaders, as well as researching, designing, testing and implementing P&C solutions, initiatives, programmes and processes.  


Person specifications

To be successful in this role, you will need relevant generalist HR experience and a solid understanding of best practice and practical application of P&C services, including:

  • Employment Relations
  • Performance Management
  • Reward and Recognition
  • Change management
  • Union relationships
  • Recruitment and Onboarding
  • Generalist proactive P&C advice and policy / legislation interpretation
  • Excellent knowledge of employment and related legislation


We need you to have the skills and confidence to build effective relationships, advising and influencing at all levels of the business, as we have manager self-service and provide advice and support through account management. You will understand what true customer and service delivery focus is, and pride yourself on your communication skills and adding value.  You can quickly come to grips with our systems, inistatives, policies and procedures to become a champion for them in the organisation, to positively affect our people and culture. 


What s in it for you? 

You ll be joining an inclusive environment in which all people, regardless of gender, race, religion or background, come to do their best work. Our goal is to provide our staff with a working environment that provides them with the opportunity to:

  • have challenging, varied and interesting work
  • develop and grow their careers
  • balance life and work, and
  • work in an agile, empowered and flexible manner.  


We care about our people, and value your whole self.  If you are a passionate and talented person who relishes the idea of becoming part of NZ s data ecosystem, then come join our friendly P&C team!


Contact details

If this job sounds like you, for a copy of the Position Description please click on or copy and paste the following link

For more information about this role please contact Suzi Paese on cell 021 479 439, or email For more about working for us see,


Applications close:  14 February 2020