The best people supporting the best parliament in the world: that’s our vision at the Parliamentary Service. There have been significant changes to our culture and leadership over the past two years, resulting in a highly engaged workforce, people who enjoy coming to work every day contributing to New Zealand Parliament in a positive team environment. Our Human Resources (HR) team operates in a high trust work environment and works as a small, agile team, committed to providing exceptional service to the business.This newly established key role will support our People Strategy to deliver on its three core goals: employ and develop the best people, be the best place to work and develop the best leaders. Working within our new Business Partnering model, you will provide technical leadership to a team of BPs as well as provide strategic and operational support to the Parliamentary Service (PS) and Office of the Clerk (OOC) leaders. There is no doubt this is a big role and will require someone who can switch priorities at a moment’s notice. Our environment is exciting and fast paced. Some of the core accountabilities include:As a key customer in your portfolio, provide a full range of HR services to the OOC and ensure the standards in the Memorandum of Understanding are metLead bargaining for collective employment agreements across both agencies, while maintaining strong and trusted relationships with the unionsContribute to the HR leadership team including supporting the implementation of the People Strategy (for PS) and the Workforce Strategy (for OOC)Provide coaching, support and guidance to the HR Business Partnership teamContribute to setting up processes and procedures to ensure alignment between the two agencies. To succeed in this role, you will bring significant experience in HR at a strategic level, have the ability to build and maintain effective, positive relationships and influence at a senior level.Specialist skills key to this role include:Employee and industrial relationsPerformance management frameworksRemuneration frameworksReporting and analysisCoaching and capability development of colleagues. We are committed to demonstrating the values of both OOC and PS. In-particular our shared values of Integrity and Manaakitanga and as a team we celebrate and acknowledge these behaviours on a regular basis. As employee of Parliamentary Service, you will enjoy an environment of collaboration with a focus on and on-going development and excellent working conditions, including flexible working arrangements and five weeks’ annual leave. The appointing base salary for this role is $120,000 – $150,000 per annum. Appointments will be based on skills, experience and relativity (remuneration band extends beyond the appointing salary range to account for tenure progression). Click the APPLY button and include your resume and cover letter.