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Human Resources Manager

NZ Police
Job Category:
Human resources, recruitment & training
Auckland - Auckland
Job Type:
Fixed Term Contract
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Job Description

Human Resources Manager

New Zealand Police

Harlech House, Otahuhu (Tamaki Makaurau)

Salary Range $114,410.00 - $154,790.00

Fixed Term - 12 Months

Job Requisition ID 4603



By working for New Zealand Police you'll be joining thousands of others who are collectively working towards the shared mission of making New Zealand the safest country. There are a huge range of roles within New Zealand Police and an amazingly diverse group of people working within them. 


New Zealand Police is the lead agency responsible for reducing crime and enhancing community safety. We work in partnership with individuals, communities, businesses and other public sector agencies to achieve our vision of Safer Communities Together. The HR Advisory function exists to deliver people centric outcomes that support the business to align to their strategic objectives and deliver "Our Business".  The team you would be supporting is responsible for connecting with key stakeholders, including managers and leaders with the objective of delivering end to end People related services.  New Zealand Police has just undergone a significant change programme with the implementation of MyPolice our enterprise resource planning tool.


We currently have an exciting fixed term opportunity for an experienced HR Manager to join our organisation and support the HR Advisory function, based at Harlech House, Otahuhu, Tamaki Makaurau. This challenging role will see you successfully leading a team of advisors who engage with managers and leaders in a fast paced, dynamic environment, where your ability to quickly build solid and credible working relationships will be critical. Through carefully prioritising a busy workload and working in collaboration with other team members, you will provide a wide variety of HR advice and support, including managing ER cases to completion.  Reinforcing the philosophy of the "manager at the heart of the employment relationship" you will have a critical role in enabling managers to deliver on their objectives.


This is a great opportunity to lead a high performing and driven HR team. If you are up for the challenge and have a background in Human Resources Management we encourage you to apply for this vacancy and join us on this exciting journey.


Skills & Experiences - the successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A successful track record leading a team as an HR specialist within a complex operational environment, including managing risks and issues.
  • HR advisory experience including providing advice on complex ER issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive working relationships across a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to priorities and delegate a busy workload ensuring high levels of service are maintained.
  • Experience supporting others and contributing to a positive team environment.


Core Competencies – Level 2 Team Manager/Leader:

  • Communicate
  • Deliver
  • Solve


*To view the description of the above Core Competencies, visit Our Values on our website.


 Special Requirements:

  • Applicants must hold a relevant tertiary qualification


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If this position sounds like you, please visit our Police website: and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply today! You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 4 pages) which provides a brief account of your relevant education, skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in the position and how you meet the above Core Competencies of the role, using no more than 650 words for each section.


IMPORTANT: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply for this position.


PLEASE NOTE: If you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact the Hiring Manager: Haley Murray by email at

Applications close at 4pm, Monday 19th March 2018. 

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