Assistant HR Advisor (fixed term to November 2021)

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Human resources, recruitment & training
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 22-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: 34539
  • Job Title: Assistant HR Advisor (fixed term to November 2021)
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New Zealand Customs Service (Customs) | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa protects New Zealand against threats to the border. Do you want to make a positive difference to the protection of New Zealand’s border from serious threats, the facilitation of legitimate trade and travel, and the collection of customs and excise revenue on behalf of the Crown?

Are you looking for the opportunity to grow your skills and develop your HR Career? Do you want to be in a role that challenges you, has variety and is part of a supportive team? Apply Now!

Reporting to the Team Leader Shared Services, we are looking for an HR Graduate/experienced Administrator in our People & Capability Shared Services team to provide cover for a period of parental leave up to November 2021.

As a valued member of the team, you will be at the forefront of providing high-quality and consistent first-line advice to managers and staff across the business. You will be working in a supportive team environment where you will be motivated to grow and develop. You will be encouraged to share ideas, develop or improve tools and processes and have an opportunity to work on some exciting projects.

This role will require you to have a flexible working style, to be able to adapt to the varying workloads, and the ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines. This key role is a great opportunity to gain exposure to a variety of HR activities and develop your HR skills.

The successful candidate will need to be a confident communicator, a motivated self-starter, and be passionate about all things HR. We are looking for someone who shows strong initiative, attention to detail and a willingness to grow and develop.

Joining Customs

To join Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa in any role you must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident*. Because of the nature of Customs’ work, you must have a clear Police record. Organisational security clearances are mandatory and are conducted by Customs before any job offers are made. You are also required to pass a drug test. 

To apply

To express your interest, please apply on line by submitting a CV and Cover Letter that demonstrates your ability to meet the competencies required for the role as outlined in the position description. If you have any questions about the role please contact Suzanne Leahy at

Applications close at 11pm, Thursday 11 February 2021.

New Zealand Customs Service | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa is a member of Diversity Works New Zealand and is committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities and welcome applications from everyone who can meet the requirements of the role.

New Zealand Customs Service | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa also supports flexible working arrangements. We welcome the opportunity to speak with you about your flexible working requirements.

Our Benefits

  • Discounted health insurance for permanent staff
  • In-house gym facilities
  • Learning and development opportunities.