People Culture and Capability Business Partner

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 15-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/PCCBP2021
  • Job Title: People Culture and Capability Business Partner
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People, Culture and Capability Business Partner

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Kia koutou ngā rangatira mā

Kia kaha, Kia māia ki te tono mō enei nohonga ki ā Te Hiringa Hauora

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Come closer to hear the words of encouragement and urge you all to apply for the positions on offer at Te Hiringa Hauora.

Ko te kaupapa | About the role

Our mahi is varied and carried out with passion for the health and wellbeing of ngā tangata o Aotearoa. We are looking for someone who is inspired by our mission of the unrelenting pursuit of wellbeing, has skills and experience in the people and culture space, and the passion and motivation to enrich our organisation.

Our organisation has grown and developed substantially over the past year, and to support that, a new People, Culture and Capability team has been created to implement the People Strategy. The Business Partner role, while a generalist, will have a large focus on Capability Development with the opportunity to:

  • bring in-house a Learning Management System and a Performance Management System
  • contribute to design and delivery of organisational leadership and management development framework
  • provide support to Executive Management Team (EMT) and the business on actions which come out of our engagement survey
  • partner with managers to support them through change and complex employment relations
  • contribute to a recruitment strategy which sees an increase in Maori and Pasifika capability attracted to our business
  • support the team in developing collective bargaining strategies for our recently ratified collective agreement
  • provide guidance and mentorship to the People, Culture and Capability Advisor.

We are a company that prides itself on providing flexible working options to our staff where possible. If the location, hours, or other conditions of this advert don’t suit your requirements, please ensure you apply and talk to us about what can work for you. We do our best to work with staff to offer opportunities to make things work for them, and for us.

Nga taonga kei roto I tou kete matauranga | What you bring

As an experienced People/Human Resources practitioner, you will have a relevant tertiary qualification and/or extensive and comparable relevant experience. You will have experience in working with leaders to support and lead initiatives in capability development, demonstrate knowledge in learning and development as well as organisational development, and a strong communicator who will use their exceptional influencing and negotiation skills to partner with the business to gain buy-in and deliver. Proven advisory experience is a must with confidence in providing support through change and employment relations. Previous experience and a genuine passion for the development of people and knowledge and skills in relation to working with Tangata Whenua and Tagata o le Moana is highly desirable.

Ko wai mātou | Who we are

Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency leads and delivers innovative and high quality national health promotion initiatives. Te Hiringa Hauora is a Crown entity that works with partners including iwi/Māori, health professionals, researchers and academics, community groups, public health advocates, and others who are aligned to our goals.

Te Hiringa Hauora acknowledges the special relationship between iwi Māori and the Crown under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and is committed to recognise and respect the articles of Te Tiriti. Te Hiringa Hauora encourages and supports staff to learn and enjoy te reo, waiata and increase knowledge of Te Ao Māori.

Me pēwhea te tono | How to apply

TO APPLY FOR THIS ROLE and for a full job description and application form please go to the careers page on our website We will be considering applications as they are received. Please send the completed Te Hiringa Hauora application form, CV and covering letter to

For further information, phone Sophie O’Donnell on 04 912 0322.  Please note, Te Hiringa Hauora is a smoke free organisation. All applicants should be currently eligible to work in New Zealand.