Manager, Human Resources

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 08-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/7402
  • Job Title: Manager, Human Resources
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About Us

PHARMAC is the Crown Entity that ensures New Zealanders have the medicines, medical devices and vaccines they need to help them get well and stay well.  Every year PHARMAC makes more medicines available for more New Zealanders.

We are committed to championing workplace inclusion, acknowledging that in order to do their best work, people must be able to bring their whole selves to work and work in a way that best suits their individual needs.  This includes supporting accessibility and being willing to make accommodations to facilitate the inclusion in the workplace of people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions.


The Role

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced HR Manager to join PHARMAC on a 12-month fixed term contract basis. The role is wide-ranging across all facets of operational and strategic Human Resource Management. 

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services/CFO you will establish yourself as a trusted advisor to the Chief Executive and the Senior Leadership team. You will manage a small Human Resources team and lead the development, implementation and ongoing updating of PHARMACs People and Capability Strategy.


About You

We are seeking applications from suitably-qualified and experienced people who:

  • flourish in a fast paced, hands on environment which is currently undergoing a change of strategic direction,
  • have previous HR Management experience with a proven track record for partnering with teams to achieve results,
  • demonstrated experience in HR strategy development and implementation,
  • display a natural leadership and coaching style, and
  • have superior written and verbal communication.


PHARMAC is a learning organisation that supports its people to develop and you will have a thirst to learn and use new skills to support our work.

PHARMAC is a pro-equity organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples’ health gain and we are open to exploring flexible work arrangements on request.  We will contribute to relocation costs for those moving to Wellington to take up this role.

The PHARMAC model is unique.  We are a small organisation (around 130 staff) where your expertise is respected and you can really make a difference for people. We take pride in what we do, work hard and have fun.

We will be considering applications as they are received, so apply today via the following link:,7402.html

Please note – applications direct to Govt Jobs will not be accepted.