People & Culture Business Partner

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    6 months ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Human resources, recruitment & training
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 05-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: 152530
  • Job Title: People & Culture Business Partner
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About Us | Mō mātou

At Tatauranga Aotearoa, Stats NZ, our vision is to unleash the power of data to change lives.  As New Zealand s official data and statistics agency, we are tasked with leading the way for New Zealand s data future, enabling data-led innovation across society, the economy, and the environment.

Stats NZ’s 1,300 employees come from a range of backgrounds – from statistics and mathematics to sociology, economics, finance, information technology, project management, human resources and more. We have offices in Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch, as well as staff working remotely across New Zealand. Planning is underway for the next census of population and dwellings, which will be held in 2023.


The role | Mō te tūnga

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced human resources professional with a strong interest in and commitment to business partnering to join our People and Culture Team. Reporting to the Senior Manager, People & Culture the role will see you deliver strategic people outcomes and contribute directly to the people plan within your portfolio.

Based in our Wellington office and with occasional national travel, you will provide strategic and tailored people centric advice across a range of functions including workforce planning, performance and change management, employment relations, remuneration, etc. You ll be a member of the People and Culture leadership team, so you ll have a real opportunity to influence. 

Base salary will be between $105,000 and $125,000 depending on the skills and experience you bring to the role.   


About you | Mōu

To be successful you will ideally be:

  • An experienced Business Partner with a solid background in delivering People and Culture solutions
  • Customer centric, people focussed and committed to building strong working relationships.
  • Excellent coach, communicator, influencer and planner
  • Resilient and flexible, you thrive in a dynamic and complex environment


You ll be joining an inclusive environment where people, regardless of gender, race, disability, religion or background are supported to be able to do their best work. This includes:

  • A diverse, family-friendly workplace with a supportive team environment
  • Exciting and meaningful work that makes a difference to Aotearoa
  • Flexible working arrangements, to balance life and work commitments
  • An environment that s safe and where you can be yourself.
  • We are open to a range of working arrangements including secondments, part-time or full-time, job share and flexible working options.


How to apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono

If the above matches your skills and experience, click apply and upload your CV and cover letter. 

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Any questions that haven t been answered in this advert or the position description or if you have difficulty with your application please email

We will be screening applications as we receive them in order to move swiftly to interview shortly after the advert closes.

Advert Closes on Monday 15 February 2021 (11.55pm)

View our careers page for more info on the process.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: unsolicited CVs will not be accepted, see our careers page for more info.

You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job.