Auckland /Corporate Services – People, Performance and Culture /Permanent Full-TimeKPMG New Zealand is part of the international KPMG network and is one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. We provide audit, tax, and advisory services to individuals, SMEs, multi-nationals and government agencies. KPMG New Zealand has a growing reputation amongst KPMG member firms globally for values-driven behaviour, and strong staff engagement anchored in a clearly articulated vision for the firm of “fuelling NZ’s prosperity.”In order to deliver on this vision the firm must attract, develop and retain the very best people, and create a workplace environment in which all are able to flourish. To help us to achieve this, we are looking for a talented and highly motivated HR business partner to join our People, Performance and Culture (PPC) team. The HR business partner has a vital role to play in working directly with the business to build better business leaders and enable a world-class people experience.The opportunity: Reporting into the HR Advisory Team Lead, this role will provide a high level of service, advice, guidance and coaching to a group of diverse stakeholders across the business. We are looking for someone who can develop strong relationships across all levels of complex business units as well as within the People, Performance and Culture (PPC) team, and be a trusted advisor and influencer to our managers and partners.Day to day you will: Provide a high level of service, advice, guidance and coaching to managers and partners on people related matters including employment relations, performance, talent, remuneration and change managementDevelop and improve HR policies, procedures and processesParticipate in and lead firm-wide PPC strategic initiatives and projects across areas like data and analytics, safety and wellbeing, inclusion and diversity, technology, and quality and riskWork closely with our Talent & Mobility and Learning & Development teams Challenge the status quo and inspire others to continuously improveProvide leadership and facilitate problem solving within and across the PPC teamMentor junior members of the PPC teamDeliver/provide a world-class people experienceWhat you’ll bring to our team: A sound generalist HR background with a minimum 5 years’ experience, and a working knowledge of HR practices and employment legislationA relevant tertiary qualification in HR or similarThe ability to quickly establish, build and maintain strong working relationshipsStrong influencing skills and ability to effectively interact with leadersFlexibility and judgement to adapt your approach to suit a wide variety of stakeholdersExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsA positive, can-do attitudeAn inclusive and collaborative mannerWe offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people’s wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We strive to be recognised as an employer of choice for all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people nationwide.To be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, you should be a New Zealand citizen / resident or Australian citizen / permanent resident; or alternatively you must hold a valid work visa for New Zealand. Please check the New Zealand Immigration website for the most up to date information.We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.