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Principal Advisor - Reward, Recognition and Remuneration

Fire and Emergency New Zealand
Job Category:
Police & emergency services
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Fixed Term Contract
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Job Description

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is a Crown Entity established on 1 July 2017 under the Fire and Emergency Services Act 2017. The role of our new organisation is to reduce unwanted fires, respond to structural and vegetation fires and other emergencies including motor vehicle crashes, medical emergencies, hazardous substance related incidents, natural disasters and support increased community resilience.

Our new, unified organisation provides a fire and emergency service that delivers for communities, and the firefighters who serve them, now and in the future.

We have an exciting opportunity in our new team dedicated to People, Capability, Leadership, and Culture. Reporting to the Lead of People, Capability and Leadership, you'll be responsible for the successful design, development and implementation of the reward, recognition, and remuneration strategy.

As a Principal Advisor your ability to guide, influence and lead others to embrace a change-as-usual mind-set is crucial. You'll be well involved in monitoring the effectiveness of our reward, recognition, and remuneration structures and be able to make recommendations based on sound market research.

You will lead and work collaboratively with the wider People & Capability directorate and broader integration programme to design and develop a rewards and recognition strategy, ensuring it is inclusive, customer focused, proactive and consistent with the organisation's values and People Strategy

The ideal applicants will have:

  • an understanding of the strategic importance of reward, recognition and remuneration, and its impact on organisational success and future workforce requirements
  • significant experience and knowledge in the design and implementation of a reward, recognition and remuneration strategy and relevant policies and practices
  • extensive working knowledge of job design, and job evaluation systems and processes
  • project management skills with sound planning and organising skills
  • proactive and effective management of internal and external relationships, using influencing and persuading techniques to build confidence
  • an inclusive and approachable working style
  • advanced ability to use Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Power Point and Visio).

We would ideally like this role to be filled quickly, so being available to start immediately would be a plus.

This role is fixed term role ending in December 2018, however, we are also happy to consider this roles for an interdepartmental secondment.

So if you're looking for a chance to put your diverse skill set to use in an organisation dedicated to helping our communities, then we'll provide you with a unique opportunity to utilise your knowledge within our innovative team.

For more information about this role please download a position description from our website or email Dr Rowena Brown at

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 26 February 2018.

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