Senior HR Project Advisor, HR Business Partnership – Wellington

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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 31-OCT-18
  • Job Reference: NZ/1365117
  • Job Title: Senior HR Project Advisor, HR Business Partnership – Wellington
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Date: 30-Oct-2018

Location: Wellington, NZ

Company: Ministry of Social Development

Senior HR Project Advisor, HR Business Partnership – Wellington

Fixed Term/Secondment – 12 months

About the Team

The Human Resources Business Partnership (HRBP) group provides strategic thinking and leadership in the design, development, implementation and articulation of workforce strategy and organisational design, to ensure that the Ministry’s business groups are aligned to the organisation’s operating model and achieve their strategic outcomes and operational goals.

About the Role

We are seeking a Senior HR Project Advisor to support a significant programme of work within our HR Business Partnership team.  You will work at both a strategic and operational level and will be happy to roll up your sleeves to get stuff done!

Key accountabilities include:

  • developing, managing and maintaining both project documentation, change information, business and HR documentation
  • working with the business groups to input to and facilitate the design of structures, positions and position descriptions incorporating strategic direction and operational and business factors
  • capturing and mapping critical information to create accountability, competency and progression frameworks that will support performance, progression, succession and development
  • engaging with Managers, articulating people impacts and HR implications in a change environment, along with identifying wider business issues within the context of a change environment.

Skills and Experience

Our ideal candidate will offer:

  • significant experience in change management processes, ideally in a large organisation
  • sound generalist HR background
  • an understanding of remuneration and be able to articulate the impact of tasks, functions and accountabilities on remuneration
  • knowledge and demonstrated experience in the design of position and the associated position descriptions
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills and be confident dealing with managers at all levels
  • strong influencing and relationship management skills and be able to quickly establish credibility and trust
  • energy, drive and enthusiasm and be a self-starter.

If you have the necessary skills and experience and enjoy working in a challenging and diverse environment, we want to hear from you!

How to Apply

To apply, click the ‘Apply Now’ button to upload your CV and cover letter, and complete the online application form.  All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at

 - staff applying for secondment opportunities should seek the approval to be released from their manager prior to applying.

Applications close: Thursday, 15 November 2018