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Human Resources Advisor

NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Human resources, recruitment & training
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

What you will do

As an HR Advisor you will be joining an energetic, supportive and passionate team of professionals.  To enable us to deliver on our people strategy, we are seeking the talent, skills and drive of a knowledgeable and experienced HR practitioner. This is a true advisory role where we want you to relish the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the business; not only to understand your customer's needs but to also help raise the profile of the wider HR team.
There aren't many roles where HR practitioners can make a difference to the country they live in, but as a key member of the HR Advisory Services team, you will be offered that rare opportunity.  This role is unique as you will be managing portfolios that have a mix of both military and civilian (non uniformed) staff, working with our Commanders and Managers on all people related matters.  It is a busy and varied role where your ability to influence and build trust will make a difference.
What we need

You'll bring to the role a strong foundation in generalist HR; within that lays a good practical base of New Zealand employment law, employment relations, remuneration, change management, risk management and general day to day HR advice.  You will be tenacious and equipped with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills; comfortable engaging with a diverse mix of people at all levels and able to influence in a collaborative way to ensure that we put our people first.

Who we are

HR Advisory Services (HRAS) provides accurate, responsive fit for purpose solutions and advice on all people matters aligned to the strategic direction of NZDF. The team provides leadership and support across all facets of human resources, both strategic and operational and is a key enabler to the success of our leaders.

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 
HR Advisory Services, sits within the People Capability Portfolio and provides accurate, responsive fit for purpose solutions and advice on all people matters aligned to the strategic direction of NZDF.  

Why Us
This is your opportunity to bring your passion, knowledge and people focus to NZDF.  In return we can reward you with challenging opportunities working in a supportive, motivated and forward-thinking team.
Check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF! 
How to Apply

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For more information, please contact Shannon Clayton on 021 241 7020 quoting NZDF-1904023.

Applications close on Thursday 25 April 2019.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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