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Director HR Service Delivery

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

What you will do
The Director HR Service Delivery is accountable for leading and integrating a suite of customer facing service delivery functions within the Defence Human Resources (DHR) of the New Zealand Defence Force.  This includes the provision of People advisory services, civilian recruitment, sexual assault prevention and response services, employment and industrial relations services, and investigations and complaints management.
What we need
You will have demonstrable skills and experience in providing strategic and intellectual leadership across the HR service delivery functions, coupled with successful experience in establishing and maintaining a collaborative culture. Your leadership style unites and empowers each specialist team reporting to you and you are always looking for opportunities to enhance service delivery and customer experience.
The ability to confidently communicate a compelling vision of the future of HR services, influence across the People Capability Portfolio and be visible, collaborative and approachable is critical.
Who we are

Defence HR supports the NZDF's operations and capabilities by providing future focussed analytics and workforce planning, HR policies, and recruitment; whilst supporting our people through their career lifecycle via responsive and customer focused HR services and tailored remuneration and benefits. 

Why Us
This is a rare opportunity to lead one of New Zealand's largest HR Services team delivering services for a workforce of 14,000.  NZDF is a large, complex and unique organisation where every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, we are contributing to the defence, security and well-being of the lives of all New Zealanders.
What we do matters.
Coupled with 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.
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Sunday 1 September 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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