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Human Resources Advisor

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

Human Resources Advisor

New Zealand Police


Salary Range BAND G $67,261 - $91,000

Fixed Term - 12 Months

Job Requisition ID 2832



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 Advisor to join our organisation and support the HR Advisory function, based at Police National Headquarters, Wellington. This challenging role will see you successfully engaging 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 be part of 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.


CORE COMPETENCIES - You will demonstrate the following:

  • Communicate - Level 1 Individual Contributor
  • Deliver - Level 1 Individual Contributor
  • Solve - Level 1 Individual Contributor


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



The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A successful track record working 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 prioritise a busy workload ensuring high levels of service are maintained.
  • Experience supporting others and contributing to a positive team environment.



  • Applicants must hold a relevant tertiary qualification


To view the position description for this role, please click here.


If this position sounds like you, visit our 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.


NOTE: If you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal careers site.


IMPORTANT: Please note that applications received directly through the Government Jobs Website can no longer be considered.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact the Hiring Manager Sarah Ross by email at
Applications close at 4pm, Tuesday 28th November 2017.

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