HR Manager 6 Month Fixed Term

  • Company:
    New Zealand Steel
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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About the role

We are looking for an HR professional with strong Reporting and Analytics experience to join our team as a Human Resources Manager for a 6-month fixed term contract to cover parental leave. Based at our Steel Mill in Glenbrook and reporting to the General Manager People, you will be responsible for driving the implementation of key people strategies and initiatives that support the achievement of New Zealand Steel’s commercial success to the Primary Operations and Mining & Services divisions.

This role is not for the faint hearted and will ideally suit someone who has a strong background in heavily unionised environments and change management. You will have well-rounded knowledge and experience as an HR professional and is well practised with workplace investigations, performance management, providing specialist advice, recruitment and supporting business leaders on people related matters as well as leadership coaching and development. Experience working in large organisations in the areas of manufacturing, construction, heavy industry is desirable. Experience in a unionised workforce is essential.

What you will be doing

  •  Leading the Primary Operations and Mining & Services leadership teams through change projects
  •  Supporting the Primary Operations and Mining & Services businesses Leadership Team with succession planning and talent development
  •  Support the implementation of an Employment Relations Plan that promotes positive workplace relations with our people and their representative unions
  •  Seek business improvement opportunities and create project plans to achieve the required performance change
  •  Drive/execute a project plan for sustainable leadership development for the Primary Operations and Mining & Services business Units
  •  Build employee and organisational capability across the Primary Operations and Mining & Services businesses, identifying and supporting the creation of appropriate development opportunities as well as opportunities to attract key talent where appropriate.
  •  Support the Primary Operations and Mining & Services Leadership Teams in the annual performance and salary review and STI process
  • What you will bring

    You will need to be someone who enjoys a challenge and have a proven track record of developing trusted cross functional relationships at all levels. Structured in your approach but able to handle multiple and competing priorities, your proven natural commercial acumen to deliver business results will be some of the keys to your success in this role. In addition, we are looking for people who can demonstrate the following:


  •  Bachelor’s Degree in HR or other relevant tertiary qualification
  •  5+ Years HR generalist advisory experience
  •  3 Years IR experience
  •  Reporting and Analytics
  •  A strong communicator both written and verbal, with a passion for helping our business leaders achieve their business objectives
  •  High initiative and tenacity
  •  Pragmatic approach to problem solving and strong analytical skills
  •  Stakeholder relationship engagement and management
  •  Able to negotiate and implement contractual agreements
  •  Strong influencing and interpersonal communication skills
  •  Can solve problems of moderate complexity requiring changes to existing procedures for their solution
  • We embrace all aspects of diversity and inclusion and are committed to creating a workplace that reflects our people and community. Connect with us today if you want to join a strong People team and an innovative and progressive business.

    About us

    New Zealand Steel, a wholly owned subsidiary of BlueScope, manufactures and markets a range of flat rolled steel products for the building, construction, manufacturing and agricultural sectors.

    You may know us for our flagship COLORSTEEL® brand. Being part of the BlueScope brand makes us a strong and successful global company offering connections throughout the world, and providing access to resources and tools from the wider business. We believe our people are our strength, and embrace diversity and inclusion as we aim to have the right people in the right roles to move us into the future. If you enjoy working with people who are practical, put your safety first, and care about the communities in which they work, then New Zealand Steel is the place for you.